In Summary: E-Learning Trends for 2020


Based on tireless market research, in-depth discussions with our customers, and data from industry analysts, we’re giving you a sneak peek into the future of e-learning. As ever, the impact that our learning programs have on individuals and the business is our most important metric. Can you believe it? Sweater weather is in full swing and 2020 is just around the corner.

How to use ActiveCampaign with Your Online Course or Training Based Membership Website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business


Learn how to use ActiveCampaign with your online course or training based membership website with Kay Peacey of Slick Business in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Many online course creators struggle to find the best automation tool for their business. And boy, that is time consuming and it can slow down your business and it can really hamper your growth. One is that you’re using a free course to better qualify prospects into your business.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The questions prompt quite a lively and interesting discussion among online community members. Maintaining the status quo is no longer sufficient if we, as learning and development professionals, want to stay relevant to the businesses we serve.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning


Even so, we received a number of comments similar to the following: I guess I wouldn’t have a panel discussion. I think a series of presentation/discussions would be more effective. User tagging is an important aspect of sharing content that many social media tools promote.

Is E-Learning Possible Without Learning Management System?

Your Training Edge

Depending upon the nature of your business and clients you deal with, you may or may not require a Learning Management System. Now, before heading into the discussion let me clear it for some users that eLearning and LMS are two different things subjected to similar category. It is obvious when you are running a learning and development program for an organization or a business. Small business opts to save their money.

Tools to maximize your sales enablement strategy


Here, we’ll discuss the essential ingredients that make up a powerful enablement stack — including a ugmented reality sales tools, a content tagging strategy , smart catalogs, and version control. Ensure usability with centralized storage and a content tagging strategy.

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Learning Analytics is #1 in 2020 Global Sentiment Survey


However, the model is also about retrieving outcome indicators from the business in the form of key metrics to trend and track over time.

Role of Community Management in Workplace Learning Today

ID Reflections

As people begin to access the platform, they expect to see meaningful content – these could be short capsules of learning, curated articles, links to interesting resources, discussions on the forum, blogs and micro-content from other users, and so on. This could mean anything from inculcating practices like tagging for searchability, helping users to fill out their profiles for findabilty, to manually connecting the nodes.

Content Curation: One More Role for an Enterprise Community Manager

ID Reflections

An enterprise that has adopted a social business platform and is trying to shape a path for a conversation-based reality, content creation and consumption, and communication via the platform will see a proliferation of content that could range from sales decks to discussion threads on the appropriate technology stack to use on a specific project. Contribute with ease The idea of a social business platform is to facilitate participation and conversation.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Used Ektron ( ) a content management system – which allowed search, tagging, RSS, links, blogs, polls, surveys. Video, podcasts, discussion forums, games, mentoring programs (Partner new learners with those already certified). A more business-oriented environment. These are my live blogged notes from a webinar presented by Brandon Hall on Wednesday, April 26 2011. (I I joined about 10 minutes late, so missed a bit!)

FAQ: How Do You Manage the Graphics in Your E-Learning Course?

Rapid eLearning

I usually start by tagging based on the project name. I like that the Clip Organizer already does a lot of the tagging because it pulls from the project folder and file name. If you get in the habit of adding descriptive titles and folder names, you will make tagging and locating your images super easy. Here’s a previous post where I discuss how to save time when working with elearning graphics.

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Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

This makes it possible to develop a compelling business case for simple or highly sophisticated social learning solutions and world-class associations are no longer waiting to invest. Informal discussions, knowledge sharing and other types of peer-to-peer and group communication enrich learning for individuals as well as the community, overall. Content tagging and following functions, for easy content categorization, retrieval and lifelong learning. Social learning.

Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? In the 1990s, the social LMS feature set included threaded discussions, coffee groups, collaboration centers, forums, FAQ and chat — typically occupying a seldom-used tab in the navigation menu. But now, progressive LMS vendors are leveraging the recent business culture shift toward social media to fulfill the promise of social learning.

The New LMS

Tony Karrer

More discussion occuring in blogs around a new kind of LMS. I agree that it will be somewhat agnostic about the content that will be considered part of learning, but there will be a big issue about tagging pages and events that are considered part of learning. It can be driven by HR, learning or a business unit. In fact, when you look at the discussion around Web 3.0, Lee Kraus has various ideas about the new LMS: It will most likely will not be a destination.

How to Bridge the Corporate Knowledge Gap

Designing Digitally

Busy employees, especially if they are traveling, appreciate these bite-sized learning more. Now, learners can interact and discuss their problems with each other irrespective of time and place. Tagging and filtering content is a great way to access relevant knowledge for those people who are hard- pressed for time. The knowledge crisis in the corporate world is becoming greater. Technology has provided access to information, but now employees are drowning under data.

L&D's New Hatrack

ID Reflections

In the light of these transformations and disruptions, It is glaringly evident that L&D departments can no longer function the way they used to, at least not if they want to be relevant and be a business partner to the organizations. The content can be in the form of short capsules of learning, curated articles, links to interesting resources, discussions on the forum, blogs and micro-content from other users.

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Creating learning experiences that don’t suck

CLO Magazine

The majority of those experiences that truly impact us as humans are those we feel a part of, not simply like passengers tagging along. When you get pushback from business unit leaders, be bold and point them to the data. Crafting and discussing predetermined “lens questions” prior to your visit will keep learners focused on key aspects and takeaways. Individual projects can be focused on an individual’s business unit challenges. “Hey, that didn’t suck!”

Employee Onboarding Training


It’s a careful mix of motivation, organization culture and business process. Include these 3 Bs’ in your onboarding training: NOTE: It’s all about emotional tagging within the training material! Believing – Encourage them to believe in your positive values as a business and be proud to be working for you. Discussion boards that talk about common new hire concerns, answered by existing employees.

Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

The realities of 2020 have accelerated their transformation at every stage of the learning systems life cycle from business case, requirements definition, RFP, contracting, deployment, content development, improvement – everything. As with any modern digital business environment, success begins and ends with user experience design.

Many encounters

Learning with e's

I had a very busy, and slightly bizarre day today filled with encounters. tools (I demonstrated the wisdom of crowds, folksonomies and social tagging through a number of 'get out of your seat' activities which seemed to go down well) and problem based learning.

Making Sense of Responsive E-Learning Design


Businesses should understand all of the ways that people consume media, particularly digital, and tailor strategies to each channel. Though we were not able to review the tool, we were fascinated by this article that discusses how the Epic team overcame challenges to build the world’s first e-learning authoring tool that supports responsive design. The Quote.

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Collecting Knowledge and Learning - 3/12/2007

Big Dog, Little Dog

tools like wikis, blogs, tagging, the outsider the "discussion forum", might be the easiest to introduce and often with clear immediate value.". No Rest for the Wiki - Business Week. Perhaps the convergence of forums, wikis and blogs is the next web 2.0 killer app - Collaborative Learning. Of all Enterprise 2.0

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The Docebo Discovery Lab: Building A Smarter Learning Platform with Artificial Intelligence


In 2018, Docebo introduced the first generation of our Artificial Intelligence-powered learning platform, equipped with a set of new and exciting functionalities designed to initiate a seismic shift in the way learning is delivered by, consumed and produces value to business outcomes. Using this data, the AI team has been busy testing hypotheses and developing machine learning algorithms to evaluate potential solutions. Get a first-hand look at innovation as it happens at Docebo.



Businesses should understand all of the ways that people consume media, particularly digital, and tailor strategies to each channel. Though we were not able to review the tool, we were fascinated by this article that discusses how the Epic team overcame challenges to build the world’s first e-learning authoring tool that supports responsive design. The Quote.

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7 Programs that Increase Employee Engagement

Aktiv Mind

You want employees that are fully committed to the success of your business, but how do you cut through all of the distractions to get your team excited about and engaged in your company? Most businesses use incentives or competitions to get their employees more involved in campaigns or new products. You cannot solve low employee engagement without asking first why they don’t feel connected to your business and your mission. Finding the Right Solution for your Business.

LearnDash Program with 10,000+ Users


Micah: Awesome, I appreciate you being open to that and sharing because some people they don’t necessarily wanna inform their competition on things but I usually find the businesses we do key studies with, they just wanna help out and I love that attitude cause there’s more than enough to go around and I know people need the same things. Let’s start right in, can you tell me just a little bit about your business and your background, how you got started and where you’re at today.

Social Grid Follow-up

Tony Karrer

Tools and Methods for Networks and Communities - Discusses specific tools and methods for using Networks and Communities as part of Knowledge Work. And then you have threaded discussions. Do you mean in Q&A and discussions? I have a tendency to mix business and fun.

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

For the majority, their busy lifestyles did not allow them to enjoy more than brief contact with their fellow students on more than a once weekly basis because travel into a teaching centre can be time consuming, expensive and tiring. Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. Attached discussion groups supported more in depth and informal discussion about the activity.

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Ryan Moore from Uncanny Automator Helps You Integrate your WordPress LMS with the Most Important Apps For Your Personalized Learning Paths and Course Designs


As Ryan describes it in this episode of the LMScast, Automator is really about saving time and creating workflows that make the processes in your business easier. Chris and Ryan discuss instructional design in this episode. Also as an online business person who had interest in a niche called permaculture, it’s an online gardening thing. That’s my first online course website was in that, and I was doing it to build a business, package training into courses.

AG08 - Day 1 - Summary

eLearning Weekly

Day 1 of AG08 was busy and completely wore me out - but it was all worth it! The day started with an early discussion at one the Breakfast Byte sessions and ended with dinner at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant with some great newfound friends. He discussed innovation and how we can better hone collaboration efforts to be more innovative. Much of his discussion covered high-level education concepts that I think many instructional designers have mastered.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. I discussed a bit of these issues in First Thoughts After ASTD Sessions. I'm writing this post for both attendees of the session to have some notes and for people who were not at the session to hopefully get value from the discussion that happened there. Provide thoughts around the content and the discussion.

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Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

Andrew McAfee , Principal Research Scientist , Center for Digital Business – MIT Sloan School of Management and Author, Enterprise 2.0. It discusses how the user experience team developed and tested prototype designs and found value in iterative prototype remote lab testing.

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The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

I will attempt to contextualise these changes at the level of both organisation and individual, to provide a picture of how universities and teachers might manage their business in the coming decade. Students proposed and discussed their rules, which included the banning of offensive language and racist comments. This is a continuation from yesterday''s post on changing roles , disruptive innovation and the survival of higher education. Changing Times It is now time to take stock.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

The way I look at it, the way the definition goes, is anything that forces you to rethink or transfer the way you do business. And so that forces the industry to change, either to rethink how they would do their business or it would force you to go out of business in the case of Blockbuster. So that’s what disruptive technology does, fundamentally changing how you go about conducting your business as usual.

How to Avoid Technology Hassles with Your Self Hosted WordPress LMS Website with Jonathan Denwood


We discuss how to avoid technology hassles with your self hosted WordPress LMS website with Jonathan Denwood of WP-Tonic in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett. In this episode I wanted to discuss with you something that’s on a lot of people’s minds when it comes to online courses or membership sites, or learning management systems, especially when they’re very early in their journey in terms of, well, which platform should I use?

Global digital tribe

Learning with 'e's

The Facebook clan (a sub-set of the global digital tribe) attracts in excess of one billion tribal members, many of whom are busy telling their stories, celebrating success, sharing images and videos, showing their allegiance to their idols (liking a pop star page or a movie premier), playing social games and engaging in frivolous behaviour. One is the Flickrite clan, who gather to view and discuss photographs.

More rogue.

Janet Clarey

Catherine Lombardozzi, also earlier this year, I think that creating an informal learning strategy in support of business learning needs is mostly about aggregating, organizing, and making available a variety of resources that can support learning on a specific topic, similar to how I’ve talked about learning environments in the past. Karl mentions templates, simplified (read standardized) tagging, guidelines, etc.