The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules. Small business friendly.

Traditional Learning vs Online Learning: Which one is better?

Pinlearn

Education has become one of the fastest growing business in recent years and also online education has also become more popular in the fast-paced growing society. Online courses allow students to take courses from different countries. Some schools, universities also offer eLearning courses or blended courses in the both in-class and online medium. Let’s do compare the two important options. What is Traditional Learning?

5 Reasons Why an Extended Enterprise LMS is Right for Your Business

Web Courseworks

This week, Managing eLearning features a guest post by Lauren Gray at Web Courseworks. Colleges, universities, school districts, and schools use LMSs to deliver online courses and augment on-campus courses. Why train your Extended Enterprise audiences?

It’s Not Just the Money: The True Cost of High Staff Turnover

GoConqr

The cost of a poor employee retention rate can be measured in hard currency, but the true cost goes far beyond that. When it comes to staff retention, the statistics support a simple truth: the older your workforce, the longer they’re likely to remain at your company.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Here it is: Our 2018 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. You’ll notice that right away below the fold. All the MOOCs out there.

Online Learning in Education

eLearning 24-7

In 1993, Jones International made its debut on the internet. 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.

Use of E-Learning in Hospital Training

ProProfs

Elearning is a convenient and flexible way of improving performance and productivity across varied industries. The benefits are innumerable. It personalizes the training experience and allows timely feedback while being cost effective at the same time.

Predictions for the Future of Digital Learning

ProProfs

According to a 2016 Statista report , the share of American students who exclusively take online education courses shows a permanent 0.6% The number of students who blend visiting campus and taking online courses has a 0.9% At the same time, the growth of U.S.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

Past years eLearning Conferences 2012 , eLearning Conferences 2011 , eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. This year, he has cut down the list slightly to cover "selected events." Clayton R.

How to Train Faculty to Create Quality Online Courses

TechSmith Camtasia

As online learning continues to grow, it’s more important than ever to make sure instructors know how to create quality online courses, including custom video. Training faculty to create quality online courses, however, can be challenging. Are students learning?

Breakthrough eLearning: How to Grow Your eLearning Business

Breakthrough eLearning

And this is even true of many organizations that have learning as a central mandate (e.g. universities, colleges, professional associations, sector-specific training organizations, etc.). I know it is possible to ramp up an eLearning program quickly.

The Death of Instructor-Led Training Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Training Orchestra

Many corporate learning experts have been predicting and expecting the end of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) for a long time now. Considered an old-fashioned and out-of-date learning delivery method, many believed it would be completely replaced by e-learning methods.

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The Death of Instructor-Led Training Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Training Orchestra

Many corporate learning experts have been predicting and expecting the end of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) for a long time now. Considered an old-fashioned and out-of-date learning delivery method, many believed it would be completely replaced by e-learning methods.

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Learning Management Systems and Training: A Complete Guide

Webanywhere

What Is a Learning Management System (LMS)? The shorthand description of a learning management system is an online location that helps you manage administration, tracking, reporting and delivering of courses, lessons and tests. How does a learning management system work? The best way to imagine a learning management system is to think of it as a vast website, that only those people with a log-in will be able to access. Talk to the users.

What Will Corporate Learners Remember from your Training?

Bottom-Line Performance

This is an excerpt from Sharon Boller’s newest white paper, When Remembering Really Matters: Learning Strategies for Long-Term Retention. The white paper includes eight strategies to improve learning and remembering. THE COST OF NOT REMEMBERING.

Making the most of Lynda.com

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

I’ve been using the institutional partnership Coventry University has with Linkedin/Lynda.com and have been taking a few short, video-heavy courses to further my understanding in a few area. DMLL video: ‘Learning on the go’ [link]. Business, and.

Five Creative Ways to Attract Top Talent

KnowledgeCity

It’s no wonder the competition for today’s top talent is fierce—high performers are 400 percent more productive than average employees. That’s a huge difference in output, and a hefty incentive to attract top talent in the job market. Start a business book club.

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What is an LMS?

ProProfs

A learning management system (LMS) is a software platform which allows any business to document, administer, track and report training or educational courses. An LMS is designed to help make delivery and management of training programs easy and hassle free experience.

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How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. The criticality and benefits of training to a company’s success and business results is a well-covered topic. Why do we believe that LMS will be the most common way to train in the not-so-far-away future? Local storage costs for training content.

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E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. Steady as it Goes – with updates and new features – occasionally new innovations, but go to the next level.whoa, whoa. E-Learning 24/7.

Apps and Digital Tools to Improve College Life

ICDTranslation

This is a normal phenomenon to observe, having in mind that the smartphone has become an integral part of the life of all of us. We use apps and tools that help us with translating menus and signs, managing our finances or finding the nearest place where we can eat.

8 Unconventional Ways to Discover Great Tech Talent

General Assembly

By Anand Chopra-McGowan and Deb Henretta The following is an excerpt from 6 People Strategies for Successful Digital Transformation , an exclusive white paper from General Assembly. Download the full paper here. says the company’s former Group President Deb Henretta.

Breakthrough eLearning: Making the Connection

Breakthrough eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning Reflections on how to break through some of the barriers that prevent the achievement of excellence in eLearning.The 5-E Framework: Establish Value / Effect Change / Engage Stakeholders & Learners / Experiment / Evaluate Results Thursday, September 07, 2006 Making the Connection I recently came across a refreshingly frank article by David Maister titled "Why (Most) Training is Useless." eLearning is the starting point).

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Do you have a training or information need that could benefit from a social media strategy? Understanding the universe of options can help you match your need to the best approach. The forward thinking folks at Dimdim created an application that is completely in the cloud.

Competition Finalist 1: John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime Uni. Case Study

eFront

The John B. In addition, the University encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, administrative support offices and a training center that supports continuing training and education programs. Approximately 11,000 students attend the University. The Situation. The Solution. The technical requirements of solution are straightforward, which means that the solution can be rapidly implemented. Lessons Learned.

Breakthrough eLearning: Harvesting Your SMEs Brain

Breakthrough eLearning

My job is to "harvest" the SMEs brain in their area of expertise and to translate this into an effective eLearning experience for a targeted group of learners. Working with SMEs on eLearning projects can be challenging. Whats to be done to avoid the SME bottleneck?

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Description of 3DTLC Conference Program

Kapp Notes

In April I will be facilitating a panel at the 3D Training, Learning and Collaboration Conference. You can check out a quick overview of the conference in this video created by the host of the conference (and the co-author of the Learning in 3D book) Tony O'Driscoll.

MOOCs: Hype or a Revolution for Corporate Trainers?

Trivantis

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) became popular around 2011 – 2012. The Washington Post praised them as a way to provide “elite education for the masses.” In the Google Trends graphs below, he shows stalled search traffic for two well-known MOOCs.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. The following are the top items based on social signals. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break.

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Value of Investment (VOI) vs. Return on Investment

Kapp Notes

Perhaps the constant effort to find the ROI of higher education or even training programs is mis-placed, should we be asking ourselves if an alternative exists? As the competitive landscape of higher education shifts and the training industry changes, using a measurement like Return On Investment (ROI) as the only guide for evaluating information technology investments like an LMS or an audience response system is a mistake.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Learning Experiences.

Hot Topics in eLearning for 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

One of the really cool things about eLearning Learning and Browse My Stuff is the ability of the system to determine hot topics or trends based on the content that is being brought together in topic hubs. Using the system, I found that the top hot topics in eLearning for 2009. I would be very curious to hear thoughts on topics that you feel were big discussion points around eLearning that are not listed below.

A Fixed Gaze Toward the Future

CLO Magazine

When it comes to AT&T’s learning strategy, future readiness is the name of the game. “At At the heart of everything we do, it comes down to our people,” said Dahna Hull, AT&T’s senior vice president of human resources. “We’ve The PLE is entirely competency based.

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Learning In Practice Awards 2013

CLO Magazine

The 10th annual Chief Learning Officer Learning In Practice Awards recognized learning leaders, vendors and organizations that have made a substantive and measurable change in business, vision, strategic alignment or leadership. Senior learning leaders received awards in seven categories that had two divisions: Division 1 for companies with more than 10,000 employees and Division 2 for companies with fewer than 10,000 employees. Excellence in E-Learning.

Interview with Corinne Sowar: Effective Employee Onboarding

TalentLMS

Today for the first time we have an interview for you. Corinne is a manager and responsible for eLearning and training at Safeway Inc. John: Corinne, you are a manager and responsible for eLearning and training at Safeway Inc. I enjoyed answering the questions!

My commencement address for the workforce learning class of 2012

The Learning Circuits

I am soon entering or have recently entered the field. Let’s pretend that somebody asked me to deliver a commencement speech in response to that question, preferably on a lush, ivy covered campus, near amiable watering holes. Thank you for inviting me to share this wonderful occasion with the workforce learning graduates of 2012. After years of clamoring for a seat at the table, C-levels are increasingly intrigued by what we can do for them. Same for the USPS.

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

Then I heard that, in the midst of the great recession, they intended to spend as much as three hundred million dollars in constructing their center. I harkened back to stays at other facilities devoted to the development of leaders. The water feature—in the lobby.