How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

Do a stellar job of educating their members, and. Our members are state-licensed doctors with board certifications they must maintain. However, because our portfolio has grown organically, we know there are gaps. What are their peers doing?

What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

This blog post sheds light on everything you need to know about this platform. SaaS LMS is defined as a method of software delivery and licensing in which software is accessed online via a subscription, rather than bought and installed on individual computers.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! How do we use new and emerging technologies in the learning space? Point of today’s conversation: talking training, design and development if a marketing person were doing it. What are they doing that’s different?

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

And if you don’t yet offer CEUs, what should you know before you take the plunge? People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license. On the other hand, those seeking professional licenses expect to pay for continuing education.

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

I thought I’d share some of the best “do’s and don’ts” from the recent sessions. Since LMS can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people, and can range in cost from free to millions of dollars, let me quickly frame out the size and scope of each sales opportunity for context.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. Why do companies continue to pay huge dollars for products that are now being offered for free? Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. That means your IT department has to know how to do all the code. Do you think were at a tipping point? or course I don't know that for sure.it's a hunch). of course I don't know that for sure.it's a hunch).

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

How much does it cost? At this stage you will likely come across some gaps and open questions. Now it is time to find the answer to those gaps so you have a full understanding of how each of the potential solutions will match your needs. How much does it cost?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. We know to avoid narrating text word for word, for instance.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: DIY vs. Formal Learning

Learning Visions

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 DIY vs. Formal Learning DIY Learning (Do-it-Yourself) is the term of the week, it seems. Elliot Masies most recent Learning Trends newsletter leads with the headline "DIY: Do It Yourself Trends". He quotes an article by Dion Hinchcliffe in ZD Net in which Dion states, The idea of DIY (Do It Yourself) is to get developers and IT departments out of the demand loop and letting users self-service themselves. Free of cost. What do you think?

Megatrends in MOOCs: #3 Updating the Competency-Based Training Model

Your Training Edge

However, although students have been scrambling to get their degrees, employers are experiencing an unprecedented gap between the skills they need and the skills their employees have. senior executives reported a workforce skills gap.

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Things You Must Consider Before Selecting an eLearning Company

Hurix Digital

Studying past training outcomes can help in identifying and bridging the gaps in skills or knowledge and make learning more relevant. Your needs analysis should help you address the following questions: What problems, challenges or skill/knowledge gaps does your eLearning seek to overcome?

Perspective Matters

Tom Spiglanin

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Only through scientific observation and analysis do we know otherwise. All too often we respond with any metrics we think might help, even when we know they have little to do with the efficacy of training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. This past year we started doing more video interviews with SMEs using Flip cameras over the XL1. I have also had SMEs, and myself, do the audio piece and the authenticity does help. Lose sight of those things and everything you do is poo.

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. The cost of inaction will be high and sales will be low! Associations are equipped to bridge this skills gap, but they’re somewhat late to the game. This outreach strategy is commonly used to expand globally in a cost-effective manner.

10 Questions to Consider When Selecting A Custom eLearning Content Provider

Obsidian Learning

How long will it take and how much will it cost? You’ll want to understand how the vendor estimates the final cost and timeline of the project. How do you typically engage subject matter experts (SMEs)? What’s the impact of that on the time and cost of the project?

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Seat license models even change without a captive audience.

When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?

G-Cube

Now, the million dollar question – How do Open Source & Proprietary LMS’s compare on Cost Front? Open Source Vs. Proprietary LMS Cost Comparison. Given below is a graphical representation of total cost of ownership (TCO) over the life of LMS license.

Bargain Shopping for eLearning? Why Off-the-Shelf Isn’t Always the Best Deal

eLearningMind

But before you hand over your credit card, you should know that off-the-shelf eLearning isn’t always the best deal. For some organizations, it makes sense, but for many others with large numbers of employees—well, it could cost much more than anticipated.

LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

You invest much of your time getting to know today’s most innovative LMS vendors up-close. I see demos, do my own exploration and speak to clients. Is the LMS finally closing the gap between what it promises and what it delivers? . Do you see signs of this now?

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

We also considered business models, target customers, documented use cases and product differentiators in multiple categories: functionality, technology, system setup, ongoing support and pricing/license models. And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work.

How to Offer CPE Credits & Compliance Training Online (2020 Guide)

learnWorlds

Professionals all across the globe are constantly trying to keep up with an ever-expanding skill set required to be able to do their job effectively. In a way, accreditation becomes a career enhancement tool that offers your students the right equipment to do great in their professional lives.

Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

You know what a source of non-dues revenue this can be, and you know how popular eLearning has become in the association space. Do you know how to overcome the challenges that come with implementing such an initiative? But, you can do it!

Retail training: How to pick the right authoring tool

Elucidat

So, how do you weigh up which option is right for you? Before you have a demo… Spend a bit of time putting together your shopping list (pun absolutely intended) and doing a bit of research before you invest too much time in demos and free trials – we do love a list!

How to Offer CPE & Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

While they are sometimes used for similar educational programs, CPE refers to professional education for professionals who are required to keep up with current knowledge in their fields and re-certify their licenses; while CPD refers to changing professional standards, knowledge and increasing one’s professional capabilities. CPE/CPD credits can be used for renewing a professional license or achieving a new professional certification and count towards promotions in certain organisations.

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You know your product is a contender and you deserve a shot at closing the deal. 2) Do you insist on client discovery sessions? 4) Do you offer a smart pricing strategy? 8) Do you avoid “spin”?

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Flash is Dead: Long Live HTML5 for eLearning

LearnUpon

While files can be exported for equivalent HTML5 compatibility, the movement away from Flash is certain to generate cost and complexity for online learning professionals. The good news is that HTML5 technology provides many tools urgently needed to fill the gap left by the decline of Flash.

Investing in cyber security prevention

OpenSesame

A data breach has occurred when an individual’s name plus Social Security Number (SSN), driver’s license number, medical record, or a financial record/credit/debit card is tendentially put at risk. . IBM’s Data Breach Study reports that on average, the cost per record stolen in the United States is $221, and that the average time to just identify a malicious attack is 229 days. Which side of that equation do you want to be on? .

Investing in cyber security prevention

OpenSesame

A data breach has occurred when an individual’s name plus Social Security Number (SSN), driver’s license number, medical record, or a financial record/credit/debit card is tendentially put at risk. . IBM’s Data Breach Study reports that on average, the cost per record stolen in the United States is $221, and that the average time to just identify a malicious attack is 229 days. Which side of that equation do you want to be on? .

Curate versus Create: Making Sense of Off The Shelf

Litmos

There is a persistent belief that all learning has to be in the head, but it turns out to be really hard to get knowledge reliably in the head (and when we do it’s really a time for tarted-up ‘drill and kill’, which is not really a ‘course’). You need to fully understand the gap between what’s needed and what’s occurring, and then you need to understand the root cause. If it’s a knowledge gap, can you put it ‘in the world’? It’s time to do the due diligence.

Proving Better Training Outcomes

Count5

KEEPER: How do you prove outcomes were caused by your training? I don’t know that. If doctors prescribed medicine before understanding symptoms, they would lose their license. For larger enterprises, that’s millions of dollars in opportunity costs.

Sahana Chattopadhyay – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

How successful do you think you have been in transforming your clients’ workplaces (including your present organization) to learning organizations? In the past, L&D‘s focus had been to design training programs based on defined learning needs, skill gaps and business goals.

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Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

That’s because each category involves distinctive use cases, technical requirements, professional services and licensing models. This redundancy is more costly, less efficient and dilutes the overall brand. 11 The Gap Narrows Between Formal Education and Work Readiness.

Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

What communications strategy do you use to help launch mandatory training efforts? On average, how much time every year do you think staff spend on mandatory training and should that time be protected? How important is it customize your training and what sort of customization do you do?

Q&A with client CCO or Famous L&D person – Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive Services

What communications strategy do you use to help launch mandatory training efforts? On average, how much time every year do you think staff spend on mandatory training and should that time be protected? How important is it customize your training and what sort of customization do you do?

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? What challenges do you see with learning analytics? Because of our license flexibility, they’re not restricted. That approach becomes cost prohibitive. What tools do we actually need?