Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. In terms of technical sophistication, the simplest form of LMS support for online training involves selling courses directly to learners (also known as Business-to-Consumer or B2C).

Test SCORM Courses with an LMS

Tony Karrer

We are developing a SCORM or AICC compliant course either custom or using an authoring tool. The client's staff is too busy to run a series of tests and they have no patience for problems. Here are some ideas - SCORM Test Suite One of the best things about SCORM (ADL's Sharable Content Reference Model) is that it is pretty easy to test and diagnose problems. If it doesn't work out, then you can say - "Well it works with the SCORM test suite.

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Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

And with the arrival of innovative virtual learning technologies like live streaming and webcasting, many associations are racing to offer continuing education in a variety of new forms. You’ll learn: How to build a business case for moving in-person education online.

The why and how of blended learning

Arlo Training & Events Software

So far 2020 has been an interesting time for training providers, with many having to pivot quickly to ensure their business can continue operating during COVID-19. We recommended live online as a good first step in moving your training business online. Business Insights

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.

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs

G-Cube

The best LMS systems hold the potential to track individual progress, generate reports, bridge skill-gaps, enhance employee retention, and overall business growth. Deploying the Best Learning Management System to Meet Pertinent Training Needs.

eLearning: xAPI is Geek Free and Ready to Go

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Megan Torrance      In my  previous xAPI article  I pointed to the emergence of "geek-free tools and platforms" as the hallmark that xAPI is beginning to achieve main-stream status.

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Why are we still talking xAPI?

Ideaon

Very different systems are able to securely communicate by capturing and sharing this stream of activities.”. Also, collecting data will help you in linking digital learning solutions to your desired business goals. xAPI vs AICC vs SCORM.

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Rapid Content Authoring Tools: Market, Mayhem and Reality

eLearning 24-7

If a RCAT vendor tells you they have been in business for over 10 years, they are somewhat misleading, since WBT courses really didn’t start to hit the mark until 2000 and then you have limited choices on how to build. CourseLab – ADL SCORM certified, no less. When I was looking at a LMS/LCMS vendors in the last few years, one of my first questions, “Are you SCORM 2004 or 1.2 If your RCAT only outputs to SCORM 2004 and my LMS vendor only accepts 1.2,

Case Study: Online Sleep Medicine School saves +50% on LMS costs after migrating to Custom Built Platform in record time

Academy of Mine

Course Content was migrated for any classes scheduled in the early months of 2019 to ensure it was available to enrolled students; migrated content was comprised primarily of courses built in Articulate Storyline then converted into SCORM 1.2 Conversion of SCORM 1.2 About the Client.

Podcast 26: How to Extend Learning Content Availability – With Troy Gorostiza

Talented Learning

That’s exactly why I enjoyed comparing notes with today’s guest, Troy Gorostiza , President & CEO of Knowledge Stream and Co-Founder of Course Container. These broader business ecosystems naturally bring opportunities to offer extended online training.

What is XAPI And How Should You Use It?

KnowledgeAnywhere

Now there’s a way businesses can track as much as 100% of learning experiences. xAPI, when integrated with your learning management system, provides a more comprehensive assessment of learning because it is able to track more than conventional AICC- and SCORM-based online experiences.

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10 Golden Rules to Optimize Your E-learning Content For Mobile Learning

Docebo

Instead, we want to examine the proliferation of mobile-first strategies in the wide world of business, how it’s constantly growing as new applications are uncovered (and its full potential is nowhere near being reached). Give learners an excellent experience across all their devices.

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Meridian LMS Launched as Platform for NASWA Learning

Meridian

NASWA wanted to replace their legacy learning management system with a solution flexible enough to meet their unique needs,” said Patrick Devlin, Chief Business Development Officer for Meridian. The Meridian team not only migrated NASWA’s critical training data, but also moved the organization’s extensive history of enrollments and completions for all SCORM course content from the previous six years to the new LMS.

The Enterprise Learning Ecosystem Demystified: Part I

ATD Learning Technologies

In many ways, the enterprise business model hasn’t changed much over the last 25 years. Indeed, the ability for different overlapping business functions (or systems) to share data has become relatively easy. “Yes we support SCORM/AICC.

How To Set Up LearnDash ProPanel

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

To grow your LearnDash eLearning business, merely creating and selling courses won’t help. The very first step towards growing your LearnDash business involves installing ProPanel. You can take your business to great heights once you have the right and effective data.

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xAPI, LRS – The Interview

eLearning 24-7

In 2003, the eLearning startup I worked for shuttered its doors as our customers moved to adopt SCORM, and we had no idea how to do that. My job was to help author SCORM 2004, focusing on how to develop content that would work in SCORM systems. SCORM Version 1.2

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Learning Pool review the Fosway Group COVID-19 research

Learning Pool

Although many businesses had been well equipped to deliver learning to their workforce online, the research suggests that many have been found wanting with solutions that maybe weren’t quite ready for the challenges that they’ve been faced with. .

Easygenerator has made all the right choices

Challenge to Learn

Easygenerator is the only authoring tool that has invested in video delivery, offering an integrated free streaming video service of the highest quality. We are ready to implement CMI5 (new SCORM successor based on xAPI). Business is booming.

xAPI’s Tipping Point for Both Community & Industry

MakingBetter

Meanwhile different needs among xAPI adopters in the learning technology business are becoming clearer. Specifically, devices that were never supported by SCORM. Organizations interested in counting on xAPI for their business needs must have a way to know the tools work. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI. In not-so-technical terms, this is the activity stream/statements part of xAPI.

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The definitive checklist for selecting the right partner training LMS

Docebo

An An LMS for partner training is essential if you’re one of the 80% of businesses that use channel partners as a revenue source. Like the majority of these businesses, you’ve probably faced some of the same common challenges that stall revenue growth (yikes).

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Myths about Government LMS Procurement Debunked

Meridian

In the procurement process, acquisition personnel determine their agency’s requirements and post a solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website. Too much red tape, the process is too confusing, it takes too long to win government business” are some common thoughts, and it is many times thought of as being a market that is just not worth the perceived headache. Myth #4—Your organization needs to be on GSA or State contract to win government business.

The definitive checklist for selecting the right partner training LMS

Docebo

An LMS for partner training is essential if you’re one of the 80% of businesses that use channel partners as a revenue source. Like the majority of these businesses, you’ve probably faced some of the same common challenges that stall revenue growth (yikes).

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People that inspire me: my 5 eLearning heroes

Challenge to Learn

He gave a workshop that I attended and we spoke briefly afterwards and exchanged business cards. He is also the one that made agile e-Learning development main stream with his book Leaving ADDIE for SAM. There are four principles: Identify the business goal.

A Brief Historical Look at Corporate Training

Litmos

I’ve met people who had worked on the original SCORM standard, those driving the new xAPI standard, as well as early champions of our industry who coined the terms and built the original software tools. SCORM, and the SaaS based LMS.

The ongoing work of learning standards

Litmos

SCORM. They wanted a standard, took a plausible set of standards from the work, and called it the Standard Courseware Object Reference Model (SCORM). SCORM was updated in 2004, and that is the existing standard for course delivery. SCORM works for courses.

Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Here we deal with problems such as grade data privacy, activation and deactivation of users for business reasons, and protecting sensitive business information arising from learning systems from prying eyes. Business Reports How do you assess the effectiveness of a course delivered? This can be done using Google Gears to some extent, or with the Harbinger Offline Player all the way up to SCORM compatible tracking.

How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. Since most of your courses must be SCORM compliant, you likely see no option but to directly provide your clients with proprietary training files.

How to perfect your eLearning content distribution strategy

Rustici Software

Whether you create and sell eLearning content as your core business or you provide training as part of a larger product offering, you likely spend a good deal of time and energy administering eLearning content. Since most of your courses must be SCORM compliant , you likely see no option but to directly provide your clients with proprietary training files. This allows you to build and protect a recurring revenue stream and waste less time managing contracts.

How can I manage licensing for the eLearning content I create and sell?

Rustici Software

If creating and selling eLearning content is your core business, you likely carry around a lot of frustration around lack of license control. Since most of your courses must be SCORM compliant, you likely see no option but to directly provide your clients with proprietary training files.

A learning experience isn’t just the content

Learning Pool

The vision for elearning touted by early learntech players such as Smartforce was a complete ‘whole egg’ system or suite comprising administration; content authoring, management and delivery, and tracking via SCORM. Content is more tangible; sits more easily within a business model (ownership of content is always clear: content of all sorts is heavily protected by intellectual property law).

Why So Many LMS Vendors?

Talented Learning

The Cloud and SaaS Business Model. New LMS vendors with minimal investment can create a SaaS cloud LMS of limited scope to target a specific business problem, industry or region with a low cost solution. It’s a great business model, and I know over 100 vendors who think so, also!

How to Deliver Channel Partner Training with an LMS

LearnUpon

Channel partner training (or reseller training) is an essential action to grow your business. Using an LMS, businesses create dedicated learning portals. A training reseller program or partner program influences your business in lots of ways. Develops your business.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

SCORM Compliance. Hence, one of my primary recommendations to my clients who are small business owners is to first be clear what training programs they want to offer before deciding which course platform to invest in. SCORM/xAPI compatibility.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

It is real – backed by evidence from business scenarios. But we do have a ton of data from learning technology buyers and sellers and we have decades of experience in evaluating, recommending, marketing and implementing business learning platforms.

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The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

This stream of content is not only distracting it can also cause some anxiety as you see the world slipping past you. I was just getting used to SCORM and now I need to learn about TinCan xAPI. What do you use to manage the content from your social media stream?

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

EPISODE 22 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUESTS: How can membership organizations strengthen their market position and drive additional revenue streams by offering professional education ? For example, we use Storyline to create courses in SCORM format for our learning management system.

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