Q&A: Maryland Historical Society

CourseArc

Before the current pandemic, these efforts included museum tours, traveling artifact trunks , historical research workshops, and digital or virtual learning programs. Our Historical Investigations Portal (HIP) – an online curriculum offering interactive lesson plans – also allows students to analyze and synthesize historical documents, images and objects to draw conclusions about compelling historical questions. Q&A: Maryland Historical Society.

7 Tips To Create a Killer Onboarding Training Programs

Your Training Edge

But according to research done by a consulting firm BCG, companies with a structured onboarding training program in place have the opportunity to double their profit margins and revenue growth. This is because having a robust onboarding training program ensures that the new candidate is productive and has improved on-the-job performance. . with a good onboarding training program. Here Are A Few Tips On How To Design An Effective Onboarding Training Program.

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The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal

Association eLearning

The ISTH, the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders, is pleased to announce its partnership with Digitec Interactive, the leader in easy-to-use learning portals and engaging eLearning programs and courseware for online continuing medical education (CME). 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

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Learning Management Systems and You

Association eLearning

It’s software that organizes, administers, and tracks online training programs and certifications. Online training programs are often called eLearning. The automation an LMS provides could save you hundreds of hours needlessly wasted organizing, administering, and tracking your education courses and training programs. People always want to know how their association could benefit from a Learning Management System (LMS). To help explain, let me present a little scenario.

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

There are many aspects of your new overall learning program that will need to be managed and implemented.These include administrative tasks like deciding how to organize the program, choosing the objectives and strategy, and determining success criteria. You will also need to determine your target audience, figure out how to raise awareness and market your new learning opportunities, and eventually launch the program.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

They then pay a fee, either by subscriber or by monthly usage to the provider who maintains the software program and provides technical support to the client. You have time to focus on creating the right learning content and developing marketing strategies to build your eLearning programs. SaaS stands for Software as a Service. It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house.

RECP and Digitec Partner to Offer Online Certification Program

Association eLearning

The Real Estate Certification Program (RECP), Indiana’s oldest and largest real estate school, has partnered with Digitec to create and offer a new online course. The new legislature-approved certification program is 24 credit hours, and the online course enables agents to take it any time of the day or night for whatever time they have available. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

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. Who’s going to run the program? You’ve decided that it’s time to move your courses online. Membership numbers seem stagnant and renewals are decreasing. As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs.

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. It is also important that their Onboarding Program reflect the unique realities of the ICRC “workplace”. The ICRC’s new Staff Integration Program (SIP) is a recent example of this approach.

10 Steps to Running a Lean Training Program

LearnUpon

Budgets are always under scrutiny. Growing companies need to prove the worthiness of the programs they run. In this post, we share some tips on keeping a training program within a lean budget while maximizing its impact. A certain percentage of employees will be on sabbatical, maternity or paternity leave, or not involved in specific training programs. Most LMSs have easy branding options that make your LMS portal look the part.

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8 Tips to Build a Blended Learning Solution on a Budget

Obsidian Learning

Building blended learning solutions on a budget is not a hard choice to understand, but it can be hard to do. This knowledge will guide you to make good decisions about how and where to spend your blended learning budget. TIP: If you offshore anything, make it production work, not strategic upfront work like needs assessment, asset inventory, and program design. Make access easy with searchable learning portals and learning maps.

10 Steps to Running a Lean Training Program

LearnUpon

Budgets are always under scrutiny. Growing companies need to prove the worthiness of the programs they run. In this post, we share some tips on keeping a training program within a lean budget while maximizing its impact. A certain percentage of employees will be on sabbatical, maternity or paternity leave, or not involved in specific training programs. Most LMSs have easy branding options that make your LMS portal look the part.

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Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

Are you an HR or L&D professional trying to figure out how to expand your training programs to customers, channel partners or others outside of your organization’s walls? Here’s the most important distinction to keep in mind: Departments that care about educating external audiences are not investing in these programs because compliance rules require it but because these learning programs lead to a direct, measurable business impact.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

Learner Portal. In blended learning , asynchronous and synchronous learning elements are being combined as part of one training program. For example, part of the training program is an in-person seminar or event. Ensure if you can offer Evergreen or On-Demand programs (asynchronous learning), Scheduled Course Delivery (synchronous learning) and integrated Live elements (such as scheduled in-person training or Virtual Instructor Led Training, VILT) for blended learning.

Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

Pardon us for the cliches, but employee onboarding programs are in place to alleviate these very regressive feelings. In this article, we share with you some innovative ways to use your company’s online portal to change the way employees are brought into a company. The hiring and recruitment to the final selection process is time, resource and budget consuming for companies. Employee onboarding is an employee acclimatizing program! Do you remember your first job?

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. While some activities such as breakout groups, team presentations, and in-depth case studies are still good ways to encourage collaboration in the learning environment, incorporate new activities which support technology integration and social learning such as a team blog or web-based project portal.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

Newest Version – LMS/Learning Portal Directory. Ability to e-mail – write and send to people outside of the system, a few vendors are doing this – innovators – and something I believe is needed to enhance LMSs and Learning Portals to the next level. More vendors enabling the use of APIs – i.e. people can create their own API and integrate them into the LMS/Learning Portal vendor’s system, this equally means you can create mashups too.

Cost of Augmented Reality Training [2020]

Roundtable Learning

Cost ranges are general estimates; each training program is unique, and costs can vary. When an organization wants to try augmented reality training for the first time, we recommend a pilot program. When we build pilots, we build them as though they’re part of a full program.

Digitec Welcomes Knowledge Direct LMS Partner Indiana Association of REALTORS®

Association eLearning

The Indiana Association of REALTORS® has officially joined the Knowledge Direct family with the implementation of the association’s new online learning portal for member professional development and continuing education. Knowledge Direct will also support a new certification program offered by the association through their online university, Real Estate Certification Programs, Inc. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

Cost of Virtual Reality Training: 360º VR [2020]

Roundtable Learning

Cost ranges are general estimates; each training program is unique, and costs can vary. When an organization wants to try 360º virtual reality training for the first time, we recommend a pilot program. When we build pilots, we build them as though they’re part of a full program.

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Cost of Virtual Reality Training: Full VR [2020]

Roundtable Learning

Cost ranges are general estimates; each training program is unique, and costs can vary. When an organization wants to try full virtual reality training for the first time, we recommend a pilot program. When we build pilots, we build them as though they’re part of a full program.

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Non-Profit Organizations Also Benefit From e-Learning – An Insight

G-Cube

Though training budgets are limited, Technology-aided learning solutions can be designed as per the needs of the development sector to reap a number of evident, short term benefits as well as some not-so-evident, long term benefits. These can then be catalogues within the LMS, with appropriate tags, which helps employees search for them on the portal. The LMS can be programmed into recommending suitable learning content as per the learner’s role within the organization.

L&D Should Boost Employee Productivity, Not Disrupt It

Absorb LMS

While not all learning and development is through formal programs, a good portion of it is. For instance, if you assign a typing ergonomics training to your doctors who dictate their notes in an entirely separate portal, you’ve lost your audience twice over. It should be included in senior management reports, and managers need to build training and development time into their budgets.

Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

Depending on your budget, business needs, and employees’ interests, you have various options for providing access to e-learning courses. Many are taught by professors from renowned universities or experts with years of hands-on experience in their field, and some even count toward degree programs. If you’re a manager in a larger organization, your employer may already have an e-learning portal set up on the company intranet.

Should you brand or white label your LMS?

LearnUpon

Learners experience your LMS as the home of their training programs. How learners feel about the LMS will shape their response to your programs as a whole. But if you use LearnUpon, you can update your portal with a unique look and feel in minutes. Portal: As a space where users will spend most of their time, the look and feel of the learning portal itself will have a big impact on user experience.

Mobile Devices in Learning: Utilizing the Ubiquitous Platform for Corporate Learning

G-Cube

One of the many strengths of the mobile platform is that it really is the primary portal for social communication for many professionals, who are always connected on the social media. mLearning comes at a time when technology can help us rethink possibilities in the face of dwindling training budgets. Here are some mobile learning strategies that can kick-start your learning initiative as well as strengthen existing learning programs in the corporate scene.

Do Your Learners Know the ‘Why’?

Bottom-Line Performance

They devote time and budget to create more and more training, yet see little change. Let’s pretend you have the budget, buy-in and time you need to do training right. For example, a new technician training program might include solutions like this: Foundational product knowledge and company facts delivered in short microlearning chunks. Successfully integrating a new mobile app or portal into busy people’s workflow is another story.

Does Your Company Need to Offer Online Learning?

Your Training Edge

A plunging customer satisfaction rating, a red budget sheet, an increase in employee turnover etc. Are the advantages significant enough to balance the HR budget? With online training, there is no need for printed or published training content or even on-site facilitators, provided that all of the material the employees need is available within company’s online learning platform or portal.

The Secret to Training Millennials

Overnite Software

Incorporating an LMS into your training platform will help break down generational barriers by offering a portal aimed at: Curating customized course content. An LMS will provide a training software platform that will be cost-effective for your budget. To know what millennials need in the workplace and what your training program should look like, ask them! While training in general presents speed bumps on occasion, training millennials begs for a unique path.

5 Ways To Use WordPress as an LMS

LearnDash

Employees are an organization’s greatest asset and as such it makes perfect sense to creating training programs to make them better at what they do. Though not all of the internal training programs need to be with the purpose of teaching a new skill. We have seen franchises use WordPress to create a franchisee portal where all of the important training manual information resides.

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Why an LMS Needs Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) Functionality

TOPYX LMS

Each year, companies spend enormous amounts of money on training/learning and development programs. In light of this information, it would be beyond wise for organizations on a tight budget to take full advantage of this amazing technology known as Learning Tools Interoperability. There is no company leader that would not like his or her employees, volunteers, and members to have better online learning experiences.

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Learning 3.0: How does your organization stack up?

Docebo

Four different measures of effectiveness (KPIs) were examined: the effectiveness of learning programs; the business impact of those programs; whether the learning function is effective in helping meet the business goals of the organization; and whether learning strategies are continuously evaluated to ensure alignment to organizational/ business strategy. Best in class are planning to increase learning budgets by 121 percent. Employee self-service portal to access learning.

Adaptive eLearning in Corporate Space – Opportunities and Challenges

G-Cube

When the content is consumed in digital format by the student, it also helps the publishers as the revenue becomes recurring – as unlike books, login to portal can’t be bought second hand or can’t be photocopied. So, it may not work very well in programs such as, say Induction or Product Trainings, but can work very well for competency development programs, or for building skills such as Project Management etc. Adaptive elearning is getting hot in education domain.

TOPYX LMS and EdTek Services Announce Partnership

TOPYX LMS

Clients choose TOPYX because of its ease of use, engaging peer-to-peer learning tools, outstanding value, robust feature set and dedicated support teams to provide compliance training, external portals, sales training and other online learning management needs. Since 1995, Interactyx has worked with educational programs to develop engaging learning management solutions. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.

Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

This program is free for up to a 100 users, and so can be an amazing tool for small businesses. Skill-based learning programs can be established and their result on your business prowess followed and charted. This is another easy program that is SCORM and TinCan certified. An eLearning portal can be quickly created and courses released with the least amount of effort. Lastly, this program can be free for life, with options to upgrade or downgrade as your see fit.