Tips for Preserving Your eLearning Programs

Blue Sky eLearn

To preserve the online education programs and processes I worked so hard to put in place! So, for the sake of your educational programs and all your hard work, start building your binder*! A general timeline or calendar of your program year. When do you budget?

What Is The Business Value of Online Learning?

LearnDash

How valuable is online training for businesses, and how can they calculate ROI? You’ve heard a lot about online learning, but how do you know it’s the best solution for your organization? Many businesses have ample need for more efficient training, whether it be for new hires, continued learning, or leadership development. Should they invest in online learning, finance courses at an outside institution, or hire a specialist to conduct traditional classroom learning?

Online learning tools

Paradiso

A quality Learning Management System is one that has the ability to integrate with as many online learning tools as possible and generate a universe of possibilities within the Learning Management System. Among the online learning tools there are those that are designed to provide a closer learning experience, proposing an approach between the end user (student or trainee) and his instructor or teacher. Interconnection is fundamental nowadays.

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5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable

TOPYX LMS

Online learning is valuable – this statement is practically inarguable. The answer is simple: online learning, or eLearning, is both incredibly convenient and highly effective for adult learners. 5 Reasons Why Online Learning is Valuable.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. However, you don’t have the budget to hire instructional designers to develop courses. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget.

How to Create a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget?

Hurix Digital

’ In simple terms, SCORM is a set of standards shared between online platforms and Learning Management Systems (LMS). SCORM advises programmers on how to code, and it has become the de facto of e-Learning standards all over the world.

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Is Online Learning the Secret to Employee Engagement?

TOPYX LMS

It can also be the most budget-wrecking. Company leaders know that losing employees takes a bite out of the company budget, and are constantly researching ways to hold onto workers. Online Learning is the Secret to Employee Engagement. The secret to engaging employees is making online learning available to them. You may not know this, but there is a definite link between online learning and employee engagement.

Strategies for Corporate Online Learning Success: Improving Learners’ Attitude and Organizational Support

G-Cube

There are many benefits of training and online learning in the corporate sector and no one can question the need for training initiatives. More often than not, the two main culprits are: Learners’ apathy towards learning and lack of organizational support. e-Learning

Getting the Board behind Online Learning Part 2

Association eLearning

In a previous blog post I shared my tips for making an initial pitch for online learning to your association’s board of directors. Are you ready to move on to the “exploration phase” of your quest to implement online learning at your association?

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7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 1: Assessment

Your Training Edge

Building an effective e-learning program is a seven-step process. The first step is to assess the current learning situation in three parts: content, learners, and systems. E-learning is a different concept, with different conventions, rules, and delivery methods.

Is Online Learning the Secret to Employee Engagement?

TOPYX LMS

It can also be the most budget-wrecking. Company leaders know that losing employees takes a bite out of the company budget, and are constantly researching ways to hold onto workers. Online Learning is the Secret to Employee Engagement. The secret to engaging employees is making online learning available to them. You may not know this, but there is a definite link between online learning and employee engagement.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

The first 100% online university. In 1999, Jones International became the first online university in the U.S. to be accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. By 1999, other online universities were on the scene including the University of Phoenix and Western Governors University which was a consortium of small colleges in the rocky mountain area. Some online universities offered degrees for as low as $4,800 USD, and a doctorate as low as $12K.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

But when it comes to supporting lifelong learning , they’re definitely not created equal. Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Lifelong Learning: Two Views.

Long Live Your Education Sessions: How To Repurpose, Repackage and Reuse your Training Materials

Association eLearning

Over the last six years, if there is one thing I’ve learned, it’s all content, if relevant, can be repurposed for new use. The question for any association in this situation is, “how are you changing its delivery and purpose to engage your members in new learning styles?”.

How an Online Employee Training Program Can Revolutionize Your Training

WalkMe Training Station

You need a good employee training program to get your new employees started with the right skills and the right expectations. You also need a good training program for when you want your employees to learn new skills or to adopt new processes within your organization. Whether you want to develop your own training program or use one that is already commercial available, you should consider an online employee training program.

How to Add Video to eLearning on a Budget

Mindflash

Video can enhance learning retention by accommodating multiple learning styles, including aural, visual, verbal, and even kinesthetic learning styles. So, more people can be positively impacted by your online training programs.

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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?

Learning Management Systems and You

Association eLearning

People always want to know how their association could benefit from a Learning Management System (LMS). They want us to start offering them online. Cue the 1950’s film strip… “Learning Management Systems and You!”. An LMS is a system for managing learning.

Has Online Learning Killed the Corporate Training Seminar?

KnowledgeAnywhere

If you’re thinking of decreasing your employee training budget, you’re definitely in the minority. In 2016, 37 percent of companies increased their training budgets, while a full half maintained their current budgets. Your employees come together as a team toward a common goal of learning new material. Between travel, missed work time, and attendance fees, training seminars need to be a major part of your budget each year. The Rise of Online Learning.

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

You’re getting ready to launch a brand new online course or webinar series for your members and there’s just one last thing to do – decide how much you will charge for it. To improve the perceived value of your learning, focus on creating quality courses that help your members solve a problem.

Launch a Corporate Online Training Program the Right Way in 3 Steps

TOPYX LMS

So, you’ve read the learning management system (LMS) reviews, tried out a few LMS demos, decided online learning is the training model you want to implement in your company, and purchased a learning management system. LMS/online training program launch time is a critical time for companies. If the LMS and online learning program are launched the right way, success will ensue. This can wage war on a company’s budget.

Getting Started with Online Learning for Associations

WBT Systems

They can be both excited and nervous at the prospect of what they will learn and experience in the coming year. For associations, getting started with online learning can feel the same way. This will help to eliminate delays and keep costs in budget.

Developing an Online Training Program for Employee Compliance

Overnite Software

Developing employee compliance training programs should be considered, with all factors carefully weighed and measured. For this reason, an online learning management system (LMS) is a valuable tool for managing employee compliance.

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

Association eLearning

You’ve decided that it’s time to move your courses online. If you’re part of a corporation, maybe you’ve decided that training and employee development would be more efficient if it were all online. Will people actually learn anything?

Why Data Should Drive Your Training Strategy

KnowledgeCity

In just one year, the number of learning and development professionals who said data plays a significant role in their work rose sharply – jumping from 47 percent to 83 percent. Even better, deploy a learning management system (LMS) that keeps track of all that information for you.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. Online career center. Create an online career center that features professional development programs and other career resources for young professionals. You could also try a webinar series , mini-courses, or an online learn-a-skill challenge. Use the career center to funnel millennials into your online learning programs.

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Vitalize Your Online Training Programs with Videos

CommLab India

Organizations across the world are increasingly using this fascinating medium – the video – to train their employees on a wide range of topics, while keeping training budgets in check. They can be used as part of your e-learning programs or as performance support tools.

Price Your eLearning Right

Blue Sky eLearn

Embrace Continuous Learning. You have unlimited options for offering synchronous, asynchronous, micro, modular, and threaded learning accessed anywhere in the world on demand. That flexibility allows us to craft learning pathways over time to support full-cycle learning.

ICRC’s onboarding program: designed to prepare their staff for the field

Learning Wire

Want to find out more about the key role of onboarding & get concrete tips to implement great onboarding programs? With an operational budget of €1.75bn for 2017, they respond whenever people are affected by armed conflict or disasters in conflict zones. Reinforce online learning.

Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

Participating in an online learning challenge is a great way to kick-start a new habit, acquire a new skill, or accomplish a long-desired goal. A 7-day green smoothie challenge helped the founders of Simple Green Smoothies build an online community of more than 200,000 people. Countless fitness and wellness experts have used 30-day challenges to grow successful online businesses. Why learning challenges are a fit for association members.

4 Tips to Building A Comprehensive Content Strategy

Abila

If you couple this with generational shifts in the workplace and increased opportunities for learning outside of association membership, you can begin to understand the need for a comprehensive content strategy. In fact, it’s the driving force of any successful e-learning program.

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. Online education used to be limited to “Members-Only” webinars. High-stakes testing and proctored exams can now be done completely online!

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.

What Does VR Have to Do With Online Education?

LearnDash

Does virtual reality have applications for online education, or is it just another gimmick? Virtual reality isn’t so much a new buzz word in the world of online education as a long-held science fiction dream that is rapidly coming to life. For online educators, the possibilities are tantalizing. Very few learners are going to put forward an investment at that level for an online course, and not enough of them already own VR headsets for it to be a helpful marketing tactic.

The Many Benefits of Incorporating VILT into Your L&D Program

Coreaxis

Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) is a tool that bridges traditional classroom training and online learning. There are many benefits of VILT application, most of which have to do with reducing costs and improving learning outcomes. These three reduced or eliminated costs alone should add up to substantial savings when it comes to your learning and development budget. Beyond budgetary considerations, the benefits of VILT also include learning effectiveness.