Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

WBT Systems

The seminar will inform the ASI Europe Community about the latest product updates, how to use the products more effectively, and most importantly provide an opportunity to network with colleagues from the not-for-profit sector. TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS. The flexibility of TopClass LMS provides powerful learning solutions for iMIS customers through an off-the-shelf integration with iMIS 15 and iMIS 20.

Connect with TopClass LMS at 2017 NiUG New Orleans Conference

WBT Systems

Mike and Paul will be there to meet the NiUG community and talk to you about all your Association eLearning questions. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. Did you know that TopClass LMS powers the online learning platform for NiUG International, the largest independent user group for the iMIS engagement management system, with over 45,850 enrolments?

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Discover your new TopClass LMS at NiUG Discovery 2016!

WBT Systems

Gilles and Mike will be flying over to meet the NiUG community and talk to you about all your Association eLearning questions. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. Discover the new TopClass LMS version 10 at NiUG Discovery! Check out What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10? TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS.

What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?

WBT Systems

The new version of TopClass LMS (Learning Management System) is here and we are excited to share with you the great new features that make participation more rewarding for professional learners and simplify the delivery of learning for administrators. When we were designing the new functionality for TopClass LMS version 10, we contacted our Association clients and asked them to give us their insights on digital badges – a growing trend in association learning technology.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. TrainingPressReleases.com ) – WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named as the #1 Association Learning Management System for the second consecutive year in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards 2016. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

WBT Systems

WBT Systems are very excited to partner with NiUG for this event and our representative, Mike, will be there to meet the NiUG community and answer all your Association eLearning questions. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and iMIS , we provide iMIS users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS.

Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum

WBT Systems

The 2016 Higher Logic Super Forum is an exclusive two-day training, educational, and social event for Higher Logic clients, partners and community enthusiasts, with the theme: Results Driven. Gilles Defer and Mike Bourassa will be representing WBT Systems and will be demonstrating our award-winning Learning Management System for Associations , TopClass, which is fully integrated with the Higher Logic platform. Increase Member Retention with Integrated Learning Communities.

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Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

WBT Systems

A learning community makes courses more engaging and enjoyable. The associations using our TopClass LMS can offer their online students the benefits of a learning community thanks to our integration with the Higher Logic online community platform. There is no better place than the Super Forum to meet other association professionals who manage online communities and to learn how to get improve the experience of your online community members.

Meet WBT Systems in Austin for PersoniFest 2018!

WBT Systems

Hosted by Personify , this conference will run from April 8-11 and provide users of Personify360 and Small World Community the opportunity to “discover resources and solutions for automating processes, increasing profits and of course, optimizing relationships with your constituents” WBT Systems helps associations to build and deliver world-class education and certification programs with TopClass, the #1 Association Learning Management System.

WBT Systems Sponsors PersoniFest 2017

WBT Systems

Mike will be flying over to San Diego to meet the Personify community and talk to you about all your Association eLearning questions. With our standard integration between TopClass LMS and Personify360 , we provide Personify users the power to get the most out of their learning programs. TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with Personify360. WBT Systems is proud to sponsor PersoniFest 2017, hosted by Personify, April 2-5, in San Diego, California.

Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

WBT Systems

WBT Systems will be exhibiting our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System and association learning solutions at Booth #615 during ASAE Tech 2016 , December 13-14. Enhance your education programs with social and collaborative learning features in the new TopClass 10 LMS. Extend the conversation with learning communities. TopClass LMS also seamlessly integrates with popular webinar, community management, and ecommerce systems.

Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

With less than a week to NiUG Discovery 2016 , we are excited to be sponsoring this great, interactive, learning and networking event for the iMIS Community! As we pack and ship our materials, arrange meetings with partners, clients and associations, and put the finishing touches on our TopClass demos, we started thinking about our top technology strategy tips for getting the most out of the conference.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Using an LMS to deliver blended learning is ideal for organizations that want to ensure consistency in the delivery of core learning objectives, while also enabling more in depth, personalized, or informal exploration of key topics by combining online content with face-to-face learning activities, such as group project work, in-classroom activities, or community discussions.

OpenBadges: Increasing Visibility of Association Education

WBT Systems

Association membership brings together people with shared professional interests, providing a community in which members support, network, and share experience within their industry. This article in Associations Now magazine suggests that “digital badging can strengthen an association’s community by making its members’ accomplishments more visible”. TopClass LMS has introduced digital badges with full OpenBadges compatibility in the latest release.

eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS

WBT Systems

Below is an example of each of these question types from TopClass LMS. To ensure the uploaded file is the original work of the student, you may wish to include an acknowledgement or verification question, such as in the example shown below from TopClass LMS, where the student ticks the box to verify this is their work. If you would like some tips on designing eLearning assessment and feedback to improve learner engagement with your content, why not request a demo of TopClass LMS?

Why Digital Badges are the Future of Association Education

WBT Systems

Drive engagement in the Association community. With this in mind, TopClass LMS recently enhanced its social learning offering by providing an intuitive means to add, maintain, award, display, expire, and share digital badges for association education and certification programs. Users can use the TopClass Badges Repository on demand to: Add new Badges. TopClass looks to provide a rich, consistent member experience with regards to the integration and display of Digital Badges.

Why the Growing Interest in CRM Solutions for Associations?

WBT Systems

Because of the increased AMS market share of these CRM solutions, the most recent TopClass LMS release includes a standard integration with Salesforce and Microsoft Dynamics. If you’re attending the ASAE Technology Conference next week, please stop by our booth (719) and we’ll give you a look at the latest release of TopClass LMS. CRMs are increasing their market share in the association community.

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

eLearning Industry is the largest online community of professionals involved in the eLearning industry. WBT Systems have been working with associations, private training organizations, and extended enterprise to successfully implement world-class learning solutions with TopClass LMS for more than 20 years.

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

With TopClass LMS , learners can also share course details from the catalog on their social networks or by email to their peers. With a good Association LMS, like TopClass , you can easily filter and search your content by subject area or career specialization, associated credit type, or other criteria. Associations Blog eLearning Tips General LMS Debates TopClass Association LMS content content curation learning management system LMS

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association that supports the community of IT leaders and professionals who are committed to advancing higher education. The EDUCAUSE badge program includes the following categories of engagement: Community Service, Leadership Development, Communications, Awards and Subject Matter. The learning community has been seeking a serious use for LMS gamification.

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

Online learning communities , discussion groups, or courses can provide a shared learning platform.” At WBT Systems, we have partnered with associations for over 15 years to build and deliver world-class education and certification programs through TopClass LMS , the #1 LMS for Associations. Associations Blog Certifications eLearning Tips General TopClass association Association LMS Digital Badges learning management system Online education tips WBT Systems

The 3 C’s of Social Learning for Associations

WBT Systems

Social media is a part of social learning and extends opportunities to connect with the wider member community, but social learning does not just consist of sharing content to social media. Vygotsky believed that community plays a central role in the process of “making meaning”, as interaction with peers provides an effective way of developing skills and strategies. Let us show you what you can achieve with TopClass LMS : Request a Demo Today.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

JEN: TopClass LMS is the learning management system we chose for DE Academy. WBT Systems makes TopClass, and they’ve been wonderful. We’ve integrated TopClass with Higher Logic – the platform for our members-only community, DE Connect. Makes sense… JEN: And another benefit of TopClass is its ability to offer a second entry point for non-members… Ah, yes! Fortunately, TopClass lets non-members register directly in the LMS.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Social learning and gamification features, such as digital badges , can help to increase engagement with education programs and participation in community discussions. Certain learning management systems, like TopClass LMS, will include a testing and question pool to enable you to enhance your content and increase learner engagement with quizzes, assessments, and pre- or post-learning surveys.

Unlock Your eLearning Differentiator & Iconic Advantage

WBT Systems

Talk to students about the different aspects of their experience: instructors, curriculum, materials, delivery formats, learning community, LMS features, and, most importantly, impact. Help students develop lasting relationships within a learning community ? In TopClass, you can use the news widget on the dashboard to highlight and share curated articles on trending topics.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

Millennial students prefer a less formal learning environment that allows them to interact informally with the professor and fellow students, so incorporate opportunities for collaboration, through social media or online communities. To learn more about how your association can benefit learners of all ages with an LMS built to support the needs of all modern learners, request a demo of TopClass LMS today!

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Associations are increasingly looking to social learning initiatives to help them connect with and develop an engaged community of members and learners. Online Communities are growing in popularity for several reasons. To keep up to date with association learning technology trends, make sure to follow our weekly blog , and connect with WBT Systems on Twitter , LinkedIn and Facebook , where we share daily insights from the wider Association and eLearning communities.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

However, being involved in an e-learning community is a big help. For me it is a blog community and following many experts on Twitter. Many of the blogs I follow are part of the eLearningLearning community. April's Big Question from Learning Circuits is "How to Keep up?" This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools.

The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform

WBT Systems

She talks to clients regularly about their LMS implementation and different aspects of TopClass. How connected is the company to the association community, especially the leaders who make decisions about new functionality and features? Keep an eye on what your LMS partner is doing in the community. Is your LMS provider stuck in a rut? Are you using a 20th century system in the 21st century? If your LMS isn’t moving forward with you, it might mean it’s going downhill.

Podcast 14: Managing Nonprofit Member Education at The Land Trust Alliance

Talented Learning

Most land trusts are local organizations that conserve places they cherish in their communities. We work with volunteer groups of all sizes to help them preserve whatever lands are important to their community now and for the future. WELCOME TO EPISODE 14 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

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Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

The key purpose of an association is to bring together people with similar interests, skills, or careers, allowing them to connect and engage with a supportive community of peers and share information to enhance the learning experience. For instance, TopClass LMS tracks purchases, time of purchases, learner progress through courses and certification programs, credit hours, test results, training history, and so much more.

10 Secrets of Online Course Design from Award-Winning MOOCs

WBT Systems

1 – Build community in advance. Social media participation is not required, but it helps students feel like they’re learning together as part of a poetry community, not just an online course. In both the Facebook group and the course’s online community, students discuss the assigned poets and poems and share links to other resources. #2 They actively contribute and learn together in the online community , Facebook group, and in student-organized local Meetup groups.

Top 85 Learning Systems for 2020

eLearning 24-7

If you are into free open source code, the key is finding an active community that will add new plugins for you to add. Topclass WBT. That sounds about right. Initially the list was 100, but culling has begun and for some, that meant, well, why be an “in the box” kind of the person, when being a bit “outside” of the box is so much more fun.

How to Motivate Certification Candidates

WBT Systems

That is one of the many questions that will be discussed by the credentialing community next week, October 23 to 26, in New Orleans at the ICE Exchange —the Institute for Credentialing Excellence ’s annual conference. Give them access to an online learning community where they can share resources, questions, advice, and laments with fellow candidates and program graduates. A sense of belonging to a community will help them get through the tough times.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

A learning organization becomes more like a community that members can feel a commitment to. In other words… associations need to implement a culture of learning throughout the association’s community of staff and members in order to become learning organizations – to ensure the future success of their organization. Is your association a learning organization?

Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

Others support informal, collaborative learning with an Association LMS that supports social learning features such as discussion forums, integrated online communities, or links to social media networks. To see an Association Learning Management System your members will love, request a demo of TopClass LMS today!

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

Assign each new member to an “ambassador” or “buddy” who walks them through your association’s online resources, including your website, online community, and learning management system (LMS). Help members become familiar with your website, online community, and LMS by highlighting their resources and benefits in your print and digital publications. Participate in an online community discussion.