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. Easy to set up basic training sessions.

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.

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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.

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.

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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E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights. 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. Gerbil in the Wheel Mentality - innovation? The concept is genius.

Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

TechSmith Camtasia

Incorporating blended learning technology throughout an entire college campus can be difficult if you don’t have the right tools, resources, and buy-in to help along the way. Can’t see the video? Campus-Wide Training.

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.

A Conversation with Andrew Hughes

Kapp Notes

Working in the space of 3D virtual immersive environments (VIE) is a small, but dedicated group of people who are creating some really wonderful and powerful learning. and an instructor at the University of Cincinnati. Trivia questions, answered with the help of the clues.

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. For details on how to create a podcast, see How to Create Your Own Podcast on About.com.

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.

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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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. HCL Technologies saved $18.7

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.

4 Key Benefits to Moving from Self-Hosted Moodle to a Moodle Hosting Partner

eThink Education

Moodle is a free, open-source, and highly customizable learning platform, allowing educators to provide their learners with a branded, personalized, and optimized digital learning experience through a self-hosted Moodle environment or one hosted with a Moodle vendor or Certified Moodle Partner.

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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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.

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. I also worked at the Merrill Lynch retreat center, originally created to house their development efforts and converted to provide New Jersey conference space to one and all. They saved themselves for the inside of the structures.

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to Personalization in Digital Marketing

General Assembly

Savvy brands are utilizing personalization tactics to make their marketing stand out, and you can do the same. When was the last time you went through your mail? But log onto the internet and suddenly you’re inundated with content that seems tailored to you.

2015 LMS Rakings for K-12, HE and Report Criteria

eLearning 24-7

In Berlin, that is, preparing for the Online Educa Berlin Conference, kicking off on Wednesday. Countries showing off their latest e-learning (often under the words – distance learning , which should be booted as a term), and vendors showing their products, making their pitches and eating their food in their booth. Okay, with the dogs snoring, I have challenges. Please be aware that the criteria section is pretty extensive.

Sharing the Simple Life Transformation Through Courses, Books, and More with Veteran Gary Collins

LifterLMS

Sharing the simple life transformation through courses, books, and more with veteran Gary Collins in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. He had an expensive house at the time that was killing him, as it cost a lot of money and time to maintain.

Breakthrough eLearning: Painting Your Value Picture

Breakthrough eLearning

Twenty-nine participants from a range of sectors (telecommunications, financial services, legal, medical, pharma, entertainment, software, business services, government and education) heard Mike describe how eLearning budgets should be more than just a collection of figures in a spreadsheet.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

Unicorn Training

Here is a blog from a US industry "guru" with his choice of 5 new eLearning products - both LMS add ins and content authoring tools.Bit of a mixed bag, but one or two that look to be worth following up.E-Learning Learning Innovative Products – They are Out ThereI love innovation. It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights. I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry.Innovative ProductsThey are out there. Learning 24/7

9 Ways to Develop Talent for Tomorrow’s Economy

General Assembly

Create opportunities for employers and job-seekers alike with these proposed policies to help close chronic skills gaps. In manufacturing, for instance, 70 percent of companies now face shortages of workers with the necessary technology skills. In the U.K.,

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

LifterLMS

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. Hosted LMS companies like Teachable, Thinkific, and Kajabi allow you to create and sell courses on their platform.

Designing an Easier Way to Be Eco-Friendly

General Assembly

A deep dive into the UX design process, from unwieldy problem to seamless solution. When I tell people I’m embarking on a dramatic career change, from medical doctor to user experience (UX) designer, the initial reaction is surprise and confusion. We learned about the Double Diamond ?—?a

Rethinking conferences

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

When I signed up for Spaces for Interaction: An Online Conversation about Improving the Traditional Conference , I didn’t appreciate how timely the topic would become. I’ve learned a whale of a lot from these events over the last twenty years.