Learning Management Systems and You

Association eLearning

People always want to know how their association could benefit from a Learning Management System (LMS). Cue the 1950’s film strip… “Learning Management Systems and You!”. An LMS is a system for managing learning. Before we go any further, please note that an LMS is different from a Learning Content Management System (LCMS). An LCMS provides tools for managing and creating course content, many LMSs do not.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. A lot of the Social Media Mavens , however, are really ranting, not about the technology, but about the human dynamics related to social networking. If we separate the human aspect of social networking from the technology, we can learn a lot more about the power of networks – not just from today’s pundits, but from many years of sociological research on the topic.

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Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

However, before corporate employers can reap the benefits of online training, they first have to select a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many such systems that are cloud-based, resulting in less storage and inventory problems. Some of the best Learning Management Systems have been detailed below: Wiziq. Latitude Learning LMS. TalentLMS also has apps that are supported by both iOS and Android systems.

What Is Learning Management System, Its Features, And Advantages Of Using LMS

Pinlearn

Learning management systems are an important part of the eLearning platform and the development process, especially if you have a large audience base and plenty of courses to deliver. . The HR department can also use LMS to offer training to their employees and managers. .

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7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

You will need some sort of portal to put your courses into, which is commonly referred to as a Learning Management System or LMS. Will the education department need additional administrative help uploading courses or creating them and managing users? Will you train managers to become leaders? Will people actually learn anything? Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course? Are we large enough to support online learning? These will be some of the questions you’ll need to answer to convince your board that online learning is a smart choice for your association.

Knowledge Direct Learning Management System Gets Fresh New Look

Association eLearning

Digitec’s flagship product, Knowledge Direct, an all-in-one learning management system for online training and development, looks better than ever, thanks to an updated user interface! Digitec will be demonstrating all of the enhanced features at the upcoming Learning Solutions Conference in March. Existing and prospective clients are encouraged to schedule a complimentary demonstration of the system. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

7 eLearning Experts Share Tips on How to Choose the Best Learning Management System

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Identifying the ‘right’ learning management system (LMS) for your business can be quite a hassle. Know your learning strategy: Don’t buy an LMS based on what you need it to do now. LMSs are not easily scalable so plan for the growth of your organization and how your learning strategy will need to adapt. Nowadays, people expect software to work like Facebook, video’s to work like YouTube and the search to work like Google.

Digitec Named Top Learning Management System Company of 2011 for Knowledge Direct MED LMS

Association eLearning

HealthTech Marketplace – the leading online directory for the Healthcare industry has named Digitec Interactive as one of the Top Learning Management System Companies of 2011 for their affordable, easy-to-use healthcare Learning Management System, Knowledge Direct MED. The news of this great honor comes just days after the product “WOWED” attendees at the Learning Solutions 2011 Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL March 23-24.

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Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)

Docebo

With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. What is Learning and Development?

21st century Learning Management Systems

From the Coleface

An interesting day at the eLearning Network on 25 Sept where the focus was Learning Management Systems. One of the themes was the way that websites that we consume in our leisure e.g. BBC, Amazon set expectations of functionality and look & feel for other web-based systems that we use. Well presumably, more of the same i.e. user interfaces inspired by iGoogle, iPhone apps, Facebook, Twitter…and whatever other websites enter the mainstream.

Making the best use of the Learning Management System

Learning Wire

The Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application/platform for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of training courses. When properly set up and used, the system controls every part of learning course. It’s a huge help in ensuring that learners focus on what they need to (learning) without the tech getting in the way. Setting up the LMS: Learning Made Simple! Do they use social networks in the office?

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

With increased internet bandwidth and advances in technology, quality online learning is now possible. This trend indicates a growing preference for this style of learning. For an association, e-Learning can provide a valuable member benefit, a new revenue source, and a way to attract new members with a product they need and want. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. If you’re responsible for organizational learning, you’re probably planning new or improved instructional programs for the coming year.

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6 Signs It’s Time to Invest in an LMS

Association eLearning

By now, most organizations have at least experimented with online learning in one way or another. It in recent years, online education (also known as eLearning, distance learning, and computer-based training) has grown to include self-paced courses, certifications, and even game-based simulations. 4) Your staff registers members in online and live events by hand; there is no automated system for course registration. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

Taking this on by yourself could be a hassle, as you first have to find skilled IT staff, and then they have to learn the LMS. How long will it take them to learn? An ability to focus on the organization’s core business, instead of spending resources to support yet another system. Because you’re not spending your time and resources on managing and implementing the LMS, you’re free to expand your association membership or organization’s learning objectives.

8 Unconventional Ways To Promote Your LMS On Facebook

Dan Keckan

Building your brand and boosting your conversion rates don’t have to put you over budget. Not if you know how to use social media to your advantage. In this article, I’ll share 8 creative ways to promote your LMS on Facebook. Learning Management Systems Facebook For eLearning LMS Vendors Social Learning PlatformThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? by Paul on January 7, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , social learning People love to learn. Have you ever heard someone say, “I hate learning!&# ? (I Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? by Paul on January 7, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , social learning People love to learn. Have you ever heard someone say, “I hate learning!&# ? (I Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook.

Tips for Developing an LMS RFP

Association eLearning

Distributing an RFP is a wonderful way to “set the stage” for your ideal learning management system (LMS). An RFP is especially beneficial if you have a lot of requirements, because it gives you a simple way to evaluate and compare numerous LMS systems. Writing an RFP for your organization’s new learning management system can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Like we learned from our last blog post , not all LMSs are created equal.

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New Association LMS Selection White Paper Available

Association eLearning

As a follow up to our recent webinar with association eLearning experts, Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb with Tagoras , we’ve published a new white paper for associations beginning or in the midst of selecting a new learning management system (LMS) for their online membership education programs. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

Not many people enjoy reading data, but if you think about how it can affect your association’s online learning for the better, you might relish it. A major lesson I learned from a conference session at this year’s ASAE Annual Meeting was the idea that data should be connected , not just collected. With the growth of technology, many online learning platforms are now able to analyze big data. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

6 Steps to Printing Money at Your Association with eLearning

Association eLearning

Attendees will learn: • How to design a successful business model for eLearning. • How to build a “hands-free” program that even small staffs can manage. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. It’s no secret that associations want higher member retention, increased non-dues revenue, and a unique value-add members can’t get anywhere else.

Digitec Hits the Road for AMA CME Conference in Baltimore

Association eLearning

Many physicians are now taking their CME online through the Digitec Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS). Many medical associations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, use the Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System to develop, deliver, test, track and report on CME. Learn more about the Knowledge Direct MED LMS.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

In this first post, part of the Friday series “LMSs that kick ass,&# I’ll be highlighting one Learning Management System (LMS). I met Charles Coy, Director, Product Marketing, at our 2008 Innovations in Learning Conference (Cornerstone OnDemand was a sponsor). I encourage you to engage Charles here to learn more. Q: What social media tools is Cornerstone OnDemand incorporating into their LMS?

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

Many associations have discovered that eLearning is a valuable member benefit and a more efficient and flexible way for members to learn on their schedule. If your organization is an association, this post can help you learn how to determine when a new course offering makes sense. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

They lack the industry knowledge, the real-world content and the networking opportunities that lead to jobs. This model could harken back to the successful apprentice, journeyman, and master style of learning that is so needed in professional development today. Then assemble a committee to create specific learning outcomes to answer those needs: • What would the graduate need to be able to know or do as a result of the learning experience? • Share this on Facebook.

How to Get the Most out of Your LMS Demo

Association eLearning

If you’re in the beginning stages of selecting a learning management system (LMS) for your association, you might be feeling overwhelmed by all the choices and information from various vendors. Before your demo, provide your LMS vendor with this scenario (and any others you and your team come up with) and ask them to demonstrate these steps within the system. While demo-ing potential systems you might be shown flashy features and think, “Wow!

Digitec Publishes Association LMS Selection White Paper

Association eLearning

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. Association Management Budgets and ROI eLearning eLearning News Learning Management Systems Project Management Strategic Planning Tips & Tricks association elearning association learning association LMSs learning management system LMS selection lms white paper member education portal request for proposal

Training Mojo: Stretching Your Training Dollar by Mixing Internal and External Tools and Programs

Your Training Edge

Training departments should always maintain a certain budget-consciousness – in both good and not-so-good financial circumstances. You can stretch your budget by examining needs and being aware that a mix of external and internal resources are available. Remember to get your stakeholders’ and senior managers’ input, as a part of the process. If you need a Learning Management System, do you have someone that can efficiently take that responsibility?

Getting Your Association’s Board Behind Online Learning

Association eLearning

Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time. From my experience working in associations and nonprofits in the past, and now working for the leading eLearning services partner to associations, I have some tips for getting your board behind online learning. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Florida Association of Realtors Joins Digitec’s LMS Family

Association eLearning

Florida Association of Realtors, the largest trade association in the state with more than 115,000 members, is the latest membership organization to adopt Digitec’s Knowledge Direct® learning management system (LMS). Association staff use the system to create, edit, and implement their training courses from anywhere and collaborate virtually on new courseware. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. Share this on Facebook.

RECP and Digitec Partner to Offer Online Certification Program

Association eLearning

The new 24-Hour Broker Transition Course, delivered through the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS), is now available for licensed Indiana real estate agents. Digitec has integrated its LMS with the RECP iMIS association management system (AMS) to offer on-demand courses for the busy professional who prefers the convenience of online instruction to live classroom courses. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec as Top LMS Company for 2012

Association eLearning

For the 3rd year in a row, Digitec Interactive has been named to TrainingIndustry.com’s Top 20 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for it’s best-in-class Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct. Unique approach to delivering learning solutions. Commitment to improving learning through technology. ”We focus on innovation in learning technology, and it’s great to be recognized for that on the global scale.”

The Mobile eLearning Express: A Brief History of Distance Courses

eLearning Brothers

The flexibility of accessing an entire course from a small and lightweight wireless device makes mobile learning the current education frontier. It is a very exciting time for online course developers as upgrades, new devices, new software, apps, and WiFi hotspots can now break course design out the legacy learning management system box. Mobile eLearning opens a treasure chest of capturing micro learning reinforcement opportunities. ADL Mobile Learning Handbook.

Getting the Board behind Online Learning Part 1

Association eLearning

Understandably, some association executives have anxiety about the type of resistance they may face when presenting online learning to their board for the first time. From my experience working in associations and nonprofits in the past, and now working for the leading eLearning services partner to associations, I have some tips for getting your board behind online learning. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

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Comparing Traditional and Lite LMSs

Association eLearning

This month we’re going to be focusing on learning management systems (LMSs) and sharing the do’s and don’ts of selecting your organization’s new LMS system. As LMS technologies continue to advance and improve, it can be overwhelming to begin a search for the perfect system. Different industries lend themselves well to different learning management systems. The system is very limited. Share this on Facebook.

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