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. However, not everyone has the time, resources, or expertise to successfully self-host Moodle. Putting this data “on the cloud” can seem like too much of a risk.

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. Based on pricing models, customer types, special features, and support, here is our list of the 5 best open source learning management systems. Easy to set up basic training sessions. Allows for online editing.

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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. Chris and Jonathan talk about self hosted versus hosted learning management systems and which is the best choice for your site. A self hosted LMS is a site you own and control. Using LifterLMS and WordPress makes a self hosted LMS setup. Enjoy the show.

8 Reasons Why Your Business Requires an eLearning Platform

Hurix Digital

The more a business grows, the greater is its need for streamlined professional skills and knowledge development across all functions and roles with elearning platforms and other kinds of tools. As new departments and teams get added, there arises a demand for specialist learning for onboarding, skill upgradation and smooth assimilation with the company. Learn which type of elearning course is best for you Custom Content or Off-the-shelf Courses.

10 Reasons Every University Must Invest in Online Program Development

Hurix Digital

The recent years show that universities and other higher education institutions have consistently been challenged in meeting student expectations and how to effectively deliver their teaching and meet both faculty and student expectations. By investing in online program development , universities can create a distinctive brand identity, maintain financial stability, further their reach and achieve academic excellence. Related: 9 Reasons for the Growth of eLearning in Education.

What is Distance Learning? Definitions, Examples & More

learnWorlds

With the rising trend of e-learning, a question that arises is how it started and what the future of this field is. Distance Learning began with lessons via postcards. Only in the 1840s, Issac Pitman provided his students with correspondence courses. Since then, distance learning, along with new information technology, was adopted by universities who wanted to extend their market beyond their immediate areas around their location.

8 Reasons Why Your Business Requires an eLearning Platform

Hurix Digital

The more a business grows, the greater is its need for streamlined professional skills and knowledge development across all functions and roles. As new departments and teams get added, there arises a demand for specialist learning for onboarding, skill upgradation and smooth assimilation with the company. It goes without saying, offering training to employees is necessary, however, administrating training can be problematic, especially as you scale.

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." As always, please note that events, dates, titles, and locations may change; thus, CHECK the specific conference website. All Internet addresses were verified at the time of publication. Clayton R.

Productive Disruption: Kadenze’s Silver Lining in the Cloud

Kadenze

Previously, on the blog…. Kadenze”) had been anticipating disruption to higher education but, like the world, was stunned to find it came as a pandemic. Overnight in March 2020 higher education went online. At the moment it could go either way.

What Is Learning Management System, Its Features, And Advantages Of Using LMS

Pinlearn

Learning management systems are an important part of the eLearning platform and the development process, especially if you have a large audience base and plenty of courses to deliver. . The Main Functions Of An LMS. Facilitates Efficient Online Training.

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Coronavirus Lockdowns? Go Home, Go Online, Keep Learning

NovoEd

4 key steps to successfully converting in-person training to an online experience during the pandemic’s lockdown on travel and meetings. Disruption is the buzzword of our age, but no Silicon Valley visionary or Beltway pundit ever dreamed of a disruptor like this one — a microscopic sphere haloed with nasty-looking spikes. So far, the virus has sickened nearly 100,000 people in 77 countries and killed 3,200. Beyond the Purell Station Solution.

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

” -William Shakespeare, The Tempest. Learning and development is a constantly evolving field, and every month Microassist’s Senior Learning Architect, Kevin Gumienny , highlights a few articles that provide insight into the field. If you missed (or would like to revisit) stories from his Learning Dispatch newsletters in 2019, here’s a chance to review. Do you test whether users who have vision-related disabilities can take your training?

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. This invaluable web-based technology is versatile in nature and supports different forms of learning. Keep a close eye on the performance over a tenure or large group of learners.

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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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Recruiters weigh in: The impact of COVID and what the future may hold

Cloudshare

At the end of May, the Brookings Institution reported that in an analysis of 20 rich democracies – representing 660 million workers – 38 million people filed for unemployment during the pandemic. Topping the list is the U.S. at 13% unemployed, and during the second week of June, it added another 1.5 million to the ranks, marking the 13th consecutive week of filings over one million. The President said the position had to be on-campus.

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. One college in Texas sought out a lecture capture solution that not only recorded class lessons, but also gave faculty the ability to create an engaging, blended learning environment. Can’t see the video? Campus-Wide Training.

How to design a gamified training system for the construction industry?

Disprz

BearBuild Industries hires 50 campus recruits from the current class. After four days of onboarding , the new recruits, all millennials obviously, had the following reactions: “Did I make the right choice joining BearBuild?”. “I I thought the work would be exciting. But if the training itself was going to be this boring, I dread to think how the actual work is going to be.”. Why spook us in the first week itself?”

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. So here are descriptions of ten applications representing different social media technologies that promote learning. Although podcasts are a one-way form of communication, they enable the creation of user-generated content. It also integrates with a few open source eLearning tools.

eThink Education Earns Ellucian Ethos Connected Partner Status

eThink Education

eThink Education, Certified Premium Moodle Partner and 2019 Moodle North America Partner of the Year, has earn ed Ellucian Ethos Connected Partner Status. eThink’s new Ethos Connected status extends its already strong relationship with Ellucian and reinforces eThink’s commitment to building powerful, connected learning environment s for higher education institutions. . This PR was originally published on Learning News. .

Lessons We’ve Learned From Past ACCESS Speakers

3Play Media

In the past, we’ve hosted in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and now Washington DC ( grab your ticket now )! Today, we are taking a look back at key accessibility lessons we’ve learned from our past speakers. Before bus ramps were created, people thought that it was unnecessary because people in wheelchairs didn’t use the bus. Once bus ramps were added, the bus became more accessible for people in wheelchairs.

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. For text-based learners, here is a description from the conference web-site.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Once again, I found myself falling behind in getting through all the great eLearning content that gets brought together by eLearning Learning. And I was happy to see that my Twitter for Learning post got the top spot for the second half of the month. Adoption - trainingwreck , March 25, 2010 There is a dilemma that exists in the 90-9-1 phenomenon. The links are swf (Flash) files.

Lessons We’ve Learned From Past ACCESS Speakers

3Play Media

In the past, we’ve hosted in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and now Washington DC ( grab your ticket now )! Today, we are taking a look back at key accessibility lessons we’ve learned from our past speakers. Before bus ramps were created, people thought that it was unnecessary because people in wheelchairs didn’t use the bus. Once bus ramps were added, the bus became more accessible for people in wheelchairs.

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Skills Series: A Beginner's Guide to jQuery

General Assembly

Skills Series: A Beginner’s Guide to jQuery Discover the accessible coding language that simplifies JavaScript and makes developers more efficient. Welcome to General Assembly ’s Skills Series , where our expert instructors introduce you to key skills in the high-demand fields of data , web development , user experience design , marketing , and more. That’s thanks to JavaScript , the go-to language used to make web pages interactive. This saves programmers a ton of headaches!

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).

A Full Recap of ACCESS at Home 2020

3Play Media

Our team spent months preparing for our annual in-person event, where accessibility enthusiasts from across the country gather together to learn about the latest in web and video accessibility. . Due to Covid-19, we decided to prioritize our attendees’ safety and shift gears to an online-only conference instead. We quickly adjusted and planned to ensure the success of our event. Watch the full ACCESS at Home Sessions and Workshops! Missed the session?

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. These games cover the topics of physics, chemistry, physiology, medicine, literature, peace and economics. 0160; A few weeks ago I created a survey about Mobile Learning.

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2013 Innovation — Division 2

CLO Magazine

GOLD: Adri Maisonet-Morales, Vice President, Enterprise Learning and Development, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina One thousand flowers are about to “bloom” at health insurance provider Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina. BLOOM, a new video-based learning system, stands for Blue Learning Opportunities On-demand Media. In the future, more of the workforce will be able to create and upload content.

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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. Discovering people who excel in fields like digital marketing , data , web development , and more involves going beyond posting a job description online and letting the candidates come to you. says the company’s former Group President Deb Henretta.

How to Make Video: Before Starting Your First Video, Part 2

TechSmith Camtasia

This is part 2 of a series about how to make a video, which covers the basics of what to do before you begin production on a video. Make a Plan: Don’t Pick Up the Camera First. I have created a lot of videos without a script, and without fail, I will miss something, say something incorrectly, or stumble and have to redo part of the video. As learning professionals, this shouldn’t be a surprise recommendation. Learn more about Scripting.

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. Gary specializes in helping people start with lifestyle developments relating to off-grid living, minimalism, RV living, and optimal health. When he went to college, he felt like a fish out of water going from a town with less than 1,800 in population to a campus of 38,000 people.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

The first video I made was by far the toughest one. I had done a little research, but I didn’t really have any idea about the process or problems I would encounter. But here is the good news: I’ve been there. I’ve made a lot of the mistake. And I learned exactly what you need to do to make your first video. The guide below will get you off to a great start. Can’t see the embedded Video? It’s okay to learn.

6 Tips for Landing a Job at a Startup

General Assembly

How to narrow your focus, get a leg up on the competition, and look like the most prepared person in the room. The following is an adapted excerpt from How to Get a Job at a Startup , an exclusive General Assembly eBook by startup founder and former GA leader Matt Cynamon. Working for a startup company can be one of the most challenging, exhilarating, sometimes heartbreaking, and oftentimes fulfilling journeys of your life. the best candidates never do.

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Reflections from May trip to Italy, UK, and Netherlands

Jay Cross

Two days of the trip were paid work: One day I keynoted the Learning Innovations and Quality Conference and participated in the launch of the International Council for Open Research and Education ( ICORE ) in Rome. On another day I led a masterclass in informal learning and 702010 for a high-tech company and its customers in Utrecht. I spent most of my time hanging out with five of the savviest people I know, on their home ground. TRAVELOG.

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. Conferences have traditionally provided foundation knowledge for instructional designers, trainers, CLOs, and others in the field. I’ve learned a whale of a lot from these events over the last twenty years. over the years is wearing thin. of the network era.