Build a Learning Portal Using WordPress

eLearning Weekly

I’ve written before about learning portals and how they can be a great way to improve access to learning materials for users. I wanted to provide a more in-depth post that shows how you can create your own learning portal using the freely available content management system, WordPress. So, let’s get started… Refresher: What is a portal? It may display upcoming classes, online courses, job aids, programs, links to web sites, etc.

Reducing Corporate Learning Costs with a Blended Learning Approach

Obsidian Learning

CLOs and learning directors from all industries have achieved tremendous savings with blended learning. Understand the basics of blended learning, and you can, too. What is blended learning? By blended learning, we mean learning that comprises at least two different delivery media. The delivery media can be incorporated into one event, or spread out over time (what we call “distributed blended learning”) for better reinforcement and retention.

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Low Cost LMS - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. The development of e-Learning is being done through Captivate, so I do not need a system with authoring capabilities. I have not had much luck with open source LMS programs, mainly because of technical limitations on our part. Do you have any recommendations on which programs to consider? costs that can exceed license costs.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems. Today, however more and more learning management systems are bringing into content management features, inc. Social Learning – 57.1%.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

More multilingual options to their web sites, trials and social learning. Newest Version – LMS/Learning Portal Directory. Ability to e-mail – write and send to people outside of the system, a few vendors are doing this – innovators – and something I believe is needed to enhance LMSs and Learning Portals to the next level. Yet, in the e-learning industry as a whole and in the LMS space, the concept just is not clicking.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). APIs available in popular programs – SAAS. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Social Learning?

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

Are you an HR or L&D professional trying to figure out how to expand your training programs to customers, channel partners or others outside of your organization’s walls? ” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. Extended Enterprise Learning: We’re Not In Kansas Anymore. That’s usually how HR and training professionals react when stepping into the realm of extended enterprise learning.

If you build it, will they come?

eLearning 24-7

Having something like, “Brand new LMS is coming&# – will not be as effective as, “WidgetWorld – A new learning experience – and the date&#. What I do is use an online e-mail marketing program/site. Why do I like such a program (and btw, if you go with someone else, make sure they have at least these features). The value of e-learning is enabling people to bounce around and go to the area of the course or courses they want to focus on.

Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

However, one way to help engage employees is to help them continue to learn and develop skills in the industry.Great employees are committed to maintaining and developing their skills.E-learning learning offers an easy and cost-effective way to better teach and engage your employees. Offering e-learning as an incentive can help you to retain and motivate these engaged and valuable employees. Benefits of E-Learning. E-Learning Libraries or Custom Courses?

Free eBook: 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success

EI Design

This free eBook, 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success, shows you how you can use immersive learning strategies including Virtual Reality (VR) to enhance the impact of your induction and onboarding training. Why You Should Read ‘7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success’ We are aware of the time and effort (and costs) involved in the recruitment process.

What to Do With a Broken LMS

CLO Magazine

Dated learning and management systems may seem to be more trouble than they’re worth, but deciding whether to buy or build a new system requires leaders to consider all the angles. Most large organizations rely on a learning management system (LMS) to run and support their enterprise’s learning programs. There are a few common scenarios: • Build a learning portal — keep legacy LMS. • Buy a learning portal — keep legacy LMS.

Don’t Be a Prisoner of Onsite Training

eloomi

This was usually done through onsite training, but during this pilot program, the focus was on creating and presenting online training through the eloomi platform. Challenge: Setting up an inspirational online training portal sufficient for Prison Wardens while ensuring it possible for them to access training at all times and at their convenience. Gain: Effective learning portal that allows students to access training at their own pace and convenience.

Training & Development: How sensible is it to outsource?

Origin Learning

Well, in this digital age, any scope to reduce costs and increase efficiency has to be carefully gauged. So, if a substantial cost saving is possible and the skill-sets of the people directly benefit the company, it is then prudent to evaluate such an option. you read, you will understand the rationale behind choosing an external learning partner. It was keen to shift from a predominantly instructor-led training approach to an online and blended learning mode.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. If the dose of social learning can be tailored to meet the needs of a business then a learner’s participation graph is sure to reflect an upward trend.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online. With the ongoing development of the internet and the advancement in elearning technologies, the way in which learners learn will continue to evolve into the future. Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning.

11 Solutions to Blended Learning Challenges Where Clients Get Stuck

Obsidian Learning

Are you stuck in the blended learning development or deployment process? If your company purchased off-the-shelf “page turner” training to check the box and prove training is being offered, then a lot can be done to increase its impact, especially using a blended learning model. Monica Savage discussed the role of emotion in cognition and retention in our recent webinar: The IDEA Model: Cognition, Emotion, and Social Learning in Learning Design.

Top 10 Online Education Resources for Students and Educators

Hurix Digital

A major portion of a student’s life revolves around learning and therefore, it is important to ensure Continuity in Learning in the Times of COVID-19. With no end to COVID-19 lockdown insight, learning should reboot with the help of online education resources. Online learning has become the new normal and will define the future of education in the post-lockdown era. It has iOS and Android Apps for conceptual learning tailored for grades 6 th -12 th.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Is there someone out who would want to learn what you can teach them? billion mark by 2020 and as per the forecasts of Research and Markets, the global e-learning market will grow over $325 Billion by 2025. The e-learning has become a prominent source of education, and the progress of technology is embracing the people with advancements in the learning mediums. They charge additional costs for adding other advanced tools and features as add-ons. 2.2.

4 reasons why you should integrate your LMS with your HR system

TalentLMS

When you integrate your HR system’s functions with a software that also includes a learning portal and a centralized database, you get something called HRMS. But generally, with an HRMS, you can do anything from tracking applicants and recruiting to onboarding employees and giving them access to e-learning programs. You have your HR system data, maybe some separate Excel files for payroll, and you also have all the data from your LMS program.

IAR Professional Development Portal

Association eLearning

Download the IAR Association Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF. Traditional instructor-led training meant members would lose valuable time and productivity to attend, while the association incurred costs for the facility, instructor, and materials. IAR chose Digitec and their Knowledge Direct® Learning Management System (LMS). Learning retention and passing rates for the state exam also soared to new heights with a 98% pass rate for the inaugural class.

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How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

Organization: SoftwareONE Industry: IT Service Management Challenges: Cost, resources, updating training materials, scalability, creation, time to market, multi-language training Solution: Create and share video training content with TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit. They work to reduce complexity, costs, and risks while increasing the flexibility of their IT landscape. Thus, the Global Learning & Development Team was born. Training topics and programs.

How To Create Successful Video Training Content (A Case Study)

TechSmith Camtasia

Challenges: Cost, resources, updating training materials, scalability, creation, time to market, multi-language training. Having trainings available anytime, anywhere and on any device keeps employees engaged and motivated, has offered a higher sustainable learning library, and reduced travel costs immensely.” – John Mayes, Global HR Leader at SoftwareONE, explained to us. The training program needed to include: Content creation. Training topics and programs.

The Ultimate LMS Implementation Checklist

LearnUpon

Not only can a learning management system (LMS) centralize your training, it can also save you time and lower training costs. Combine these with the costs you save on instructors, training days, travel expenses, and more, and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without an LMS! . So, once you’ve chosen your learning management system, how do you go about successfully implementing it? . Plan your portal structure. Blog Learning Management System

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. Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. eLogic Learning.

LMS Overview: Key Learning Management System Features

LearnUpon

Using a learning management system (LMS) streamlines training delivery. “A learning management system (LMS for short) is a software application that is used to administer, track, report, and deliver training.” In addition to creating individual courses, a feature like Learning Paths is incredibly helpful as you can combine multiple courses together to create a path of courses that leads your learners straight to their training goals. Learning Portals.

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8 Tips to Build a Blended Learning Solution on a Budget

Obsidian Learning

Building blended learning solutions on a budget is not a hard choice to understand, but it can be hard to do. Assess Your Organization’s Learning Needs To Find Big Wins. Before you start cranking out new blended learning courses, get smart about which topics will make the biggest impact on your organization. This knowledge will guide you to make good decisions about how and where to spend your blended learning budget. Biggest revenue boost or cost reduction.

Digitec Welcomes New Knowledge Direct LMS Partners

Association eLearning

Visioning Healthcare, the leading provider of consulting and education for safe patient handling, has selected the Digitec Knowledge Direct learning management system for its continuing education and recertification programs. With the addition of the company’s new online learning portal, Visioning Healthcare will make the transition from instructor-led, classroom-based training to eLearning. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

Putting Thought to Work: Evaluation in Practice

CLO Magazine

The company organizes its learning evaluation data using a tool, Metrics That Matter, from KnowledgeAdvisors that connects directly to its learning management system. Jaime Maas, manager of organizational development at Qualcomm, said its program managers are assigned to specific learning topics. Then she said the tool automates levels 1 through 5 — including the Phillips ROI model — to help learning leaders report and analyze the data.

Learning Audiences Are Not Created Equal: Employees vs. Extended Enterprise

Talented Learning

Once upon a time, HR and learning organizations focused exclusively on training and development of corporate employees. Everything changed with the dawn of modern learning technology and other digital enterprise innovation. Now, businesses large and small are expanding their internal training programs to serve the serve the needs of learning audiences outside of organizational walls. In the corporate world, this is called extended enterprise learning.

Blended Learning: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

The current global pandemic has school systems and educators across the globe seeking new ways to deliver high-quality learning experiences to their students. What does this say about how the learning experience is changing for students across the globe? What is blended learning?

Housing a Love for Learning: Coldwell Banker’s David Birnbaum

CLO Magazine

David Birnbaum, Coldwell Banker’s vice president of learning, rediscovered his interest in education after years in research and development and has since transformed the company’s learning arm into a sales tool. ” When the chance to work as a department head for e-learning at AT&T came up, he said he jumped at the opportunity. For example, CBU introduced a virtual learning component in the mid-2000s, before Birnbaum arrived.

7 Reasons Why an LMS Is Necessary For Business Success

TalentLMS

While eLearning has taken the enterprise world by storm, that are still many businesses weighing the pros and cons of investing in an online learning strategy. In today’s knowledge economy, where time to market is everything, online learning emerged as a faster and more effective method of business training , compared to traditional classroom-based training. With scheduled seminars this can be a real hassle — with online learning it’s as easy as it gets.

TalentLMS – an introduction

eFront

With TalentLMS we wanted to create a better learning experience in every way that actually matters – and we are excited about this new offering. If you would like to participate in our beta program please request a beta key by sending an email to: beta@talentlms.com. With TalentLMS you can create courses by transforming and reusing content from various sources to tell interesting stories with enhanced learning attributes.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

Contextual learning. Get you ready to apply a holistic learning ecosystem at your own org. What is a holistic learning ecosystem? If you’re in the learning business, you should be talking to your help desk people every week! After a “course” – don’t ask “did you learn?” You learning people care way too much about training.” – we’re focused on the process and not the results. Informal Learning “What’s in a name?”

A Look at Learning’s Future

CLO Magazine

A slow but steady economic recovery is driving optimism toward learning investments. Firm spending on learning and development has been volatile since 2008, declining and recovering in reaction to the global financial crisis and its abatement. But in 2012, the economic recovery combined with a rebound in learning spending appeared to drive learning investments. This month IDC compares how CLOs feel about corporate learning in 2013 to their outlook in recent years.

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