Using a Learning Management System as a Communication Platform

Absorb LMS

In most organizations, communicating with large numbers of employees isn’t easy unless you’re part of some privileged inner circle.

Mark your calendars: ScreencastCamp 2014

Visual Lounge

ScreencastCamp is a gathering of screencasters and visual communication aficionados wanting to network, learn, and collaborate on the art of screencasting. The post Mark your calendars: ScreencastCamp 2014 appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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Webinar: How to Build a Conversation Simulation to Practice Communication Skills

eLearning Brothers

Elena and Brian from iSpring and Andrew here at eLearning Brothers talk a little bit about the product and how to use it to practice communication skills with your learners. As always, keep an eye on our Events calendar for future webinars and training opportunities.

Why Employee Feedback Needs to be a Loop, Not a Line


One of the most common requirements in job postings is good communication skills. But are companies failing in their own internal communication strategies? No matter what the role, it seems good communication is sacrosanct in the workplace. Must be a strong communicator.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Unable to Disable

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Click the  Calendar  button at the right, select a future date and then click the  OK  button. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearningby Kevin Siegel    If you would like to ensure that your learners always return to your site and receive fresh lessons, one way to proceed would be to set a Project Expiry Date. Choose  File > Publish Settings.

The Forge with special guest Dan Roam

Visual Lounge

add to your calendar ). The Forge Interview Video visual communicationI’m not going to pull any punches, I am super excited about the next episode of the Forge. Over the last few years I have worked hard to integrate more visuals into all of my work.

Upcoming Webinar: Communicating with the Next Generation

Kapp Notes

The webinar is titled "Communicating with the Next Generation." Be sure to register Communicating with the Next Generation Date: Friday, December 12, 2008 10:00 a.m. Ever wonder how to communicate with the ever-connected, but seemingly isolated, new generation of students? For more details about this and other upcoming webinars, visit the NetWorks Webinar Calendar. Here is some information for a webinar I am doing this Friday.

The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses

Absorb LMS

The system provides a way for learners and instructors to add course sessions to their personal calendars (Outlook, etc.). The system provides a calendar-view of sessions to learners, instructors, and administrators.

9 Study Tips for eLearners


You are all alone, and the only way to get well-connected to your eLearning environment is to communicate, communicate and communicate. Work with your online peers effectively, through responsive communication. A study calendar will remind you when something is coming up.

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Learning is Everybody’s Business

Origin Learning

In three months time, the employee will be again appraised specifically on his/her Business Communication skills. Three months is not all the time in the world to become proficient in Business Communication.

The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning


Sometimes, though, a specific course or a specific lesson requires real-time or even face to face communication, and e-learning, thanks to the capabilities of modern networks and communications technologies can adapt to that too. 1) Calendaring / Bulletin Board.

7 Steps to an Effective Serious Game or Gamification Implementation

Knowledge Guru

How will you communicate about the game? You probably have lots of training initiatives happening in a calendar year. Create a communications strategy around the game. Are you a do-it-yourselfer? When it comes to serious games, ATD says you probably are.

The Twitter Chat Conundrum (Part Two)

Learning Rebels

If you are looking to augment your current twitter chat calendar consider looking outside your industry, you will be amazed at what you’ll learn and where you go. You all KILLED IT! Last week our conversation centered around the twitter chat.

Webinar – How to Refer an LMS Client and Get Paid


Get this webinar on your calendar by clicking the Webinar Sign-up button. Vice President, Marketing and Communications. Sign up for this FREE webinar on Jun 22, 2016 at 1:00 PM EDT. Webinar Sign-up.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?


Also, eLearning training tools, administration functions, mobile accessibility, and social media communication features make LMSs attractive to organizations. Social media communication features are among the most popular LMS features. Vice President, Marketing and Communications.

Utilizing Social Learning for Workplace Learning: What Can Learners and Managers Do?


They should make the efforts of listing the benefits of the initiative and create communication explaining the benefits of joining. The communication vehicle can be an email, online announcement on the intranet or company newsletter – anything that reaches maximum number of potential learners.

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How Managers Put Up Barriers to Employee Learning

The Peformance Improvement

I will have my assistant send you a calendar invite. Communication Employee Engagement Human Resource Development Learning Culture Management Organization Culture Organizational Learning Training(This post first appeared on ).

9 Ways Screen Capture Will Make Your Life Easier

Visual Lounge

With a screen capture tool like Snagit , you are able to communicate more clearly than with text alone by using the screen capture and screen recording functionality. You can view full video, My Favorite Outlook Calendar Tips and Tricks , on YouTube. It’s happened to all of us.

Learn a New Skill: Finding Your Ideal Work/Life Balance


Today, I’ll focus on stress management and good communication as key components to a healthy work/life balance. . I update my monthly calendar and work calendar as events come up and spend time on Sunday night changing over my weekly calendar. Effective Communication.

How to Start a Classroom Blog in One Afternoon

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you teach in a traditional, blended or flipped classroom, a classroom blog can be used to improve student engagement, increase communication and more. In the 21st century, it seems like every educator has a blog.

How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning

Bottom-Line Performance

Who wants to add a new mode of communication to our work day? The weekly chat is a regular reminder to participate: #TalkTech is a recurring weekly event on everyone’s Outlook calendar.

How to Make Training Fun with an LMS


An LMS facilitates this with social learning tools like web conferencing, realtime chat, calendaring, and Shoutbox. Vice President, Marketing and Communications. When you were growing up, did you like school?

12 Common Complaints about Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Connect Thinking

When selecting a LMS, be sure to map your existing administration and end user workflows, and use these maps to communicate your LMS implementation requirements. Our LMS doesn’t support non Microsoft applications, such as Google Calendar: Very annoying!

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Facebook for e-Learning


At the same time, Facebook is one of the fastest growing social networks that helps people communicate efficiently with their friends, families, coworkers, and classmates. Events Calendar You can create, edit and maintain a monthly calendar on your profile and share it with your learners.

Working space as learning space

Learning with e's

It's important that I have all my resources to hand, including DVDs, maps, books, laptops, communication tools (note the Hub) and other technologies. Finally, you'll note that I use a paper based diary as a supplement to my digital calendar.

It’s All About the Brand, ‘Bout the Brand…

Learning Rebels

Are we communicating to best of our abilities the role of learning in an organization? Branding is about communicating to your customer – and do not for one second let your eye leave the prize. Brands are all around us and at a glance we know what they mean and who they represent.

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6 Useful Tips to Implement Blended Learning through an LMS

CommLab India

You can use your LMS to notify your learners of the upcoming classroom sessions using the training calendar featureand to record the attendance.

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Tune in to the Forge Live, October 13, 2pm EST

Visual Lounge

We have an all-star line-up including: Tom Johnson -Technical Communicator and author of I'd Rather Be Writing (that's Tom pictured on the right). It's TechSmith's monthly webshow where we talk about screencapture, screencasting, visual communication and more. It's that time again!

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs


But people from all over the US have had this date circled on their calendar for years. Engaging Communications. Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. Many of you, much like myself are incredibly tired of the election build-up.

Essential LMS features to support Instructor Led Courses


Gives learners the opportunity to bookmark events on an online calendar. Provides a calendar overview of sessions, courses, and lessons. An LMS that features clickable links within the calendar, which expand to give more details about the event, is also highly beneficial.

Why we need Learning Management Systems


A software application used to organize and distribute e-learning materials, assignments, and assessments; track and calculate grades; and facilitate communication among students and teachers. “We book everything in our company calendar. Why We Need Learning Management Systems.

Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative


With the evolution of communication and development technologies, e-learning has become cost effective and more accessible. In addition, we also developed a small 5-minute promotional video , which gave the learner a quick recount of all the training events and workshops in the calendar year.

Workflow of a Learning Management System (LMS) Simplified

CommLab India

An LMS automates much of the training managers’ paperwork and communication tasks. You can prepare a comprehensive training calendar for your multinational firm and organize training programs at various locations across the world sitting at your desk through an LMS.

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