18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars!

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7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 3: Online Learning Systems

Your Training Edge

Your existing content has been converted and your new content is ready to be delivered. Your organization must have some type of delivery system for the online learning program, commonly referred to as a Learning Management System, or LMS. There are numerous questions to analyze and topics to consider before you choose a system. First, you must consider the origin of the delivery system.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Currently, learning programs contribute nearly 25% of average non-dues association revenue, according to a 2017 Association Adviser poll. And going forward, professional development is expected to become even more integral to the non-dues revenue mix – fueled by members’ desire to keep pace with the rapidly changing world of work. Exactly how can an association learning system help you make the most of this opportunity?

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. And this week the celebration continues, as we recognize excellence in our second category – continuing education systems. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. Why Are Continuing Education Systems Special? WBT Systems. eLogic Learning.

Virtual Learning: Rewriting the Playbook in Turbulent Times

Talented Learning

Throw out your learning technology playbook. How Will the Coronavirus Shape Virtual Learning and Work? Below are tips and action items from three different viewpoints: 1) Tips for Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. 2) Tips for Learning Practitioners. 1) Tips For Learning Systems Vendors and Consultants. Are you in the learning technology or content business ? How can learning technology help them resolve immediate issues?

Franchise Training Realities: Learning to Slice the Bloomin’ Onion

Talented Learning

Suddenly, the complexity of this learning challenge becomes mind-numbing for any large franchise , not to mention a smaller one. How Learning Systems Support Franchise Training. One of the best ways franchises can leverage a franchisee’s investment is by relying on a specialized learning management system (LMS) to deliver training at scale. Historically, learning systems were designed for internal workforce compliance training and performance management.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. 7) Health Education Content. Also, if you hear about other offers that learning professionals would appreciate, please let us know. via My Learning Hub.

How Does Learning Affect Franchise Success? Measuring What Matters

Talented Learning

Tying learning initiatives to business performance has long been a challenge for organizations in every industry. However, technology now makes it possible to measure the business impact of learning programs, even across a network of hundreds or thousands of independently-owned franchisees, distributors or affiliates. Learning Measurement and the Franchise LMS. A specialized franchise learning platform is the linchpin in this quest to measure the business impact of training.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

EDITOR’S NOTE: Because extended enterprise learning involves multiple disciplines, we sometimes ask other experts to share their insights. Ajay is an award-winning blogger, author and LinkedIn online course instructor who helps learning practitioners develop the financial acumen they need to align training initiatives with key business objectives. However, modern learning experiences usually require significant technology purchases.

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What is the Importance of SCORM Compliant LMS?

G-Cube

From its conception in the year 2000, SCORM or Shareable Content Object Reference Model holds the utmost importance in enterprises that embrace technology-led learning. SCORM is a set of standards that enables e-course developers to develop courses and share them across different platforms. Considered as a global e-learning standard, organizations choose SCORM compliant LMS when investing in a modern enterprise LMS. Develop content to track learner performance.

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Benefits of a Tin Can API Compliant Learning Management System

ProProfs

If you have been dealing with e-learning then you probably have seen or heard reference to the Tin Can API. Referring to the definition cited by Wikipedia : Tin Can xAPI “is an e-learning software specification that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a manner that records and tracks all types of learning experiences. Learning experiences are recorded in a Learning Record Store (LRS).

Gamified LMS enriching the learning experience with game mechanics

PSB

In the course of time, the education system has shifted from learning in the classroom to learning in cyberspace. With the massive change in learning, providing learners with quality content is not just enough. Introduction.

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What is a Learning Experience Platform and its Role in Boosting your Corporate Training Experience?

G-Cube

In today’s competitive environment, organizations are taking learning experience initiatives that can drive engagement, improve employee performance, and strengthen learning opportunities. As the investments in technology-aided learning platforms remain healthy, organizations are taking one step ahead by utilizing the new-age Learning Engagement Platform or Learning Experience Platform (LEP/LXP). Impact of Learning Experience Platform on Corporate Training.

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What is xAPI?

LearnUpon

While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, xAPI has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built. Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”.

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

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 26 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. EPISODE 26 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: Online learning has evolved so much over the years – it’s always eye-opening to talk with someone whose career has spanned all those phases. I’ve worked with training content and delivery systems since 1998. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

What is Tin Can API?

LearnUpon

While the SCORM standard isn’t going anywhere soon, Tin Can has redefined some of the fundamental practices of tracking learning experiences. And why do so many experts believe it will soon become the default standard for eLearning content? SCORM quickly became the standard around which a whole industry of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development was built. Rustici Software believe that “learning happens everywhere”.

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2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

And today’s learning systems market definitely gives us plenty to consider. Based on my work as an independent advisor to learning tech buyers and sellers , I’ve outlined 16 key extended enterprise learning trends and related predictions. Ever since cloud technology burst onto the scene a decade ago, hundreds of new learning solutions have entered the market. Absorb Software Acquires Cloud-Based Learning Tech Company, ePath Learning.

Training in 2020: Five Priorities for the New Year

Litmos

LinkedIn’s Workplace Learning Report shows increased budgets, less worry among L&D leaders about not having enough funds, and more support for training from the C-Suite. Read on to learn more about the ways your training program might change in 2020 and the metrics you’ll have to track in order to monitor those changes. Data shows that you may have to market your online learning to your organization’s employees in the coming year. 2020 is around the corner.

3 reasons to change your learning content management strategy now

Xyleme

Have legacy systems handcuffed your enterprise? If you speak with John May, Capgemini Academy’s learning solution architect, he’d be the first to admit the company''s 15-year-old print-based learning platform was creating more problems than solutions. The technology market research firm Radicati Group estimates the enterprise content management market will bloom from $5.1 Learning content management needs to be centralized.

Beginners Guide To Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. Also known by the name of Experience API, or xAPI, Tin Can is a special program interface with the ability to deliver and truly measure learning experiences beyond what was previously possible. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content?

Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

The realities of 2020 have accelerated their transformation at every stage of the learning systems life cycle from business case, requirements definition, RFP, contracting, deployment, content development, improvement – everything. In the face of uncertainty and the lack of a key medium, associations are rewriting their short and long term content playbook and beginning the transformation to regain their leadership position. Social Learning.

Do We Still Need the LMS?

CLO Magazine

billion into various types of learning and training companies in 2016, and the number appears to be going up in 2017. Saba Software, one of the pioneers in enterprise learning technology, was founded less than 20 years ago, and since then the market has exploded. Employees want to learn in personalized, microlearning bursts. Over a given week our research shows that people spend about 1 percent of their time on learning.

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Online Learning Courses – The New Reality for Institutions and Students 

Hurix Digital

Students and institutions across the world are not depending on the archaic, uni-dimensional methods of traditional learning anymore. Instead, they have started exploring a plethora of innovative online learning options, like online learning courses that harbor the potential to create competencies, increase engagement, and contextualize knowledge. Here are some reasons explaining why colleges and universities should develop eLearning programs. Self-Paced Learning.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

An authoritative whitepaper on how to plan, implement, and evaluate an e-learning program for your business. The objective of this white paper is to provide guidance related to the planning of e-learning solutions as well as to present a survey of the many instructional and technological building blocks that should be considered as part of your solution. Good course design that contains well-written and engaging content. Develop a solution to the problem. Development.

Beginners guide to Tin Can API

ProProfs

In the last couple of years, the Tin Can API has emerged as a buzzword in the arena of authoring tools, learning management systems, and content development. Also known by the name of Experience API, or xAPI, Tin Can is a special program interface with the ability to deliver and truly measure learning experiences beyond what was previously possible. And what makes experts around the world believe it to soon become the de facto standard for eLearning content?

Australian Online Training Best Practice Guide for Regulators and RTO’s

ENROLO

This white paper is intended to provide, policy writers, authors of units of competency, regulators and online training providers with integrity measures that must be in place to ensure the integrity of online learning outcomes. Contents. The Future of Online Learning. 4.2 A system for monitoring cheating. 5 Course Content 9. 5.1 Volume of Learning. 5.1.1 Minimum learning time. The Future of Online Learning.

Learning 2014: Mobile and Social Opportunities

CLO Magazine

Many suggest mobile and social learning technology will have the greatest effect on organizations. Learning leaders plan to increase spending to develop in-house content, e-learning and install learning technologies, partly because of pressure to deliver more training content to the widest possible audience. One CLO said, “I believe the country is on the right track and the worst of economic issues are behind us.”

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content.