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LCMS - Warehouse and Authoring

Tony Karrer

I’ve received some good feedback on my post Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets. One thing is pretty clear, LCMS tools have really headed towards a kind of super Authoring tool and there's a related but quite distinct need for support for a Warehouse. In terms of use of traditional LCMS products towards the needs cited in the previous post, Brenda Robinson and I had a good "discussion" around this - email exchange.

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What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”

Association eLearning

For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. How is an LCMS Different from an LMS? An LCMS goes one step farther. Math time: LMS + C (for content creation) = LCMS.

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LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

The Learning and Development industry, like any other, has been inundated with new technologies and tools for learning. Another important learning tool that some may not be familiar with is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS). Features of an LCMS.

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Every multimedia developer’s nightmare…the LCMS

Bottom-Line Performance

It seems important to begin this post with a disclaimer…this is my “multimedia developer&# opinion. As a multimedia developer the thought of developing e-Learning with an LCMS development tool sends shivers up my spine (not the good kind, like when you learn a new way to make something animate in Flash…yes, I know I need to get out more). Tags: rapid elearning development tool e-learning development LCMS

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Tools For Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

Upside is doing a fair bit of mobile learning development and we blog about it regularly. In the process of development, we are often forced to explore the various tools available. I want to share some tools which may assist you in developing mobile learning applications.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) enables an organization to share learning objects across the enterprise, which saves money, promotes consistent learning, and helps to amortize the cost of eLearning.

Web-Based Authoring Tools for Scalable eLearning Development: The Time Has Come

Web Courseworks

As more organizations and associations embrace rapid eLearning development to keep pace with new products and services, evolving business needs, and industry and government regulations, the need for distributed authoring solutions that enable collaborative, team-based development continues to grow.

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Solution Series: Learning Content Management Systems – What exactly is an LCMS?

InsiderHub

Had the users employed an LCMS, or learning content management system, there would have been no question about working on the most up-to-date course documents – because an LCMS is a central repository, where updates can be made in real time and stored in a cloud-based system.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

However, the availability of – and having access to – technology tends to make organisations think that they don’t need any particular, specially developed communications skills in order to ‘do PR’ in-house. Learning Light’s qualitative research indicates a change in the nature of how the learning and development or training budget is managed. Budgets are moving from learning and development (L&D) departments to operational departments.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. Personal and Professional Development – 51.4%. Leadership Development/Performance Management – 40%.

Intersecting Learning and Talent Management: At a Crossroads by Wm. Edward Vesely

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Professional DevelopmentLearning and talent management have traditionally been independent functions with a common goal – increased productivity. As technology continues to evolve, the two functions become much more closely related.

The Power of eLearning Templates

360 Training

eLearning templates are useful tools for online course developers as they can help drive user engagement and enable trainers to present a course’s content in the most captivating and professional way. For those who have been developing for some time, this is a welcome opportunity.

Ways to Keep Learners Attentive During an Online Course

360 Training

As course developers , we have a lot of responsibility on our shoulders. Tips and Tricks authoring elearning ideas LCMS Shazia training Learning can be challenging. The anxiety and stress associated with time crunches, work pressure, and information overload can pose huge barriers to learning.

Differences and Distinctions: LMS vs. LCMS

Bottom-Line Performance

As we begin our investigation into LMS systems this month, it seems useful to talk about the distinction between an LMS and an LCMS. The primary difference is that the LCMS, or Learning Content Management System, allows for much more dynamic management of the content used in training. LCMS systems allow you to create learning objects - in other words, content - right in the tool. Developers and Learners. Manage and develop content.

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single-source learning content development…

Xyleme

Home > Instructional Design , Single Source > Single-Source Learning Content Development… Single-Source Learning Content Development… March 13th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment If the number of people in my recent conference sessions are any indication more and more organizations are seeing the promise of single-source learning content development. Ah… now I get why there’s so much interest in Single-Source Learning Content Development.

App Fusion: Learning Face-off with Facebook by Terrence Wing

Learning Solutions Magazine

Facebook Developer API allows you to change Facebook's functionality from a Content Management. Blended Development Strategies Instructional Design Learning 2.0 Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Social MediaThe enormous and growing numbers of Facebook users create an opportunity for e-Learning. System (CMS) to a Learning Management System (LMS). Here's how to bend Facebook to your will!

How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird. Some tools offer more advanced capabilities and features for folks who have a strong ID (instructional design) or e-learning developer skill sets. Geared towards ID and e-learning developer folks.

How to Create Time-Saving eLearning

360 Training

Online education lacks classroom interaction and in order to bridge student-trainer gap, some course developers bombard students with numerous web-links in the name of additional information in an online course. As a course developer, we must conduct needs analysis before adding external information to our elearning and determine whether the information to which we are directing students is already covered in the course or not.

Marc My Words: Beyond SCORM – A Welcome New Direction by Marc J. Rosenberg

Learning Solutions Magazine

Content Management Design Strategies Development Strategies Future Trends Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management StrategiesWhile the LMS and SCORM may not be dead, they do not address the complexities of new learning design strategies and their transcendence of technical standards. Marc reflects on the history of standards and comments on the new ADL Future Learning Experience Project.

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Taleo Learn: Transforming Talent Training and Development by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

This allows organizations to streamline learning and development and improve time to competency. Blended Design Strategies Development Strategies Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Tools

Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses

360 Training

Effective instructional technologies and rich learning experiences coupled with flexibility and cost-effectiveness make elearning an ideal way for people to develop knowledge and learn new skills with ease. Take advantage of the built-in templates in our Learning Content Management System (LCMS) to create engaging and memorable learning experiences for your students. Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning ideas LCMS Shazia subject matter experts webinars

LMS/LCMS Puzzlers

eLearning 24-7

Just some thoughts that puzzle me on why some LMS/LCMS vendors (okay over 98% of them) are still in some time warp from the Eighties when it comes time to enhance their services and technological solutions. Unfortunately, we do not have that luxury when buying YOUR LMS/LCMS. Better yet, is that you e-mail your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tech support and it is as though it goes into a black hole and is never seen again.

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Top 5 Tips to Author Effective E-Courses

360 Training

Wondering what it takes to develop an outclass online training of your own? Below are some tips that will help you develop a powerful and rewarding elearning course. How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring elearning ideas LCMS planning Shazia subject matter experts training Planning: Smart planning is a key to success.

Games for Learning—And Just for Fun!

360 Training

In the LS360 LCMS , for example, you pull questions into the game template directly from your assessment item banks, making game setup super fast—under 5 minutes in most cases. Lightly develop the characters within the story, so that learner is curious about them.

Fundamentals of Good eLearning Scenarios

360 Training

Informative feedback: Good course developers strive to write interesting, informative, and useful feedback so that the learner will read it willingly and use that information successfully, whenever required. When developing elearning scenarios, use interesting and relevant images to help student to visualize the situation. Examples How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring elearning Laura LCMS Shazia subject matter experts training

eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!

360 Training

The functions should be simple, logical, and self-explanatory, allowing online course developers to create engaging and interactive online training without any confusion. The course development tools should expedite work, allowing you to add content, create interactions, make edits, and publish your course—with as few clicks as possible. Hand-crafted activities are great when you have the time and expertise to develop them. Strategies elearning LCMS Shazia

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. and see what develops. Asia – misleading by LMS/LCMS vendors. Forecast: Continued development by LMS/LCMS vendors making their front end UI (what the end user – i.e. employee or customer) more intuitive, easier to use and truly user friendly. There are vendors who state they are “Performance Management&# LMS/LCMSs, rather than just saying they are a LMS/LCMS vendor.

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Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

Further down in the article LMS Buyers will see a list of standard LMS functionality compared to LCMS functionality. Notice that course development is generally not one of the functions of an LMS. Wish #2: LMS Buyers consider the stages of developing and deploying eLearning.

Digital Asset Management – LCMS, ECM and SharePoint

Tony Karrer

But in this post, I want to consider: We developed CoSolvent because we couldn’t find a reliable way move rich media (typically video) to and from the individual subject matter experts (SMEs) and managers among our various corporate training clients. Does the LCMS already provide this for you? And there developers are geographically dispersed. By the way, my impression is also that the digital asset management that comes with LCMS solutions is pretty limited.

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or free), e-readers, any mobile device(i.e. What’s the point?

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

More of a surprise is that with the exception of 6 web conferencing vendors, who have apps specifically for the iPad/iPad2 market, you can count on one hand the number of LMS/LCMS vendors that offer the same thing. AR offers amazing capabilities in e-learning, not just courses, but from a LMS/LCMS/learning platform as a whole. Question: Which of the following would you use in a learning platform (LMS/LCMS/Social Learning or Mobile Learning)?

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Kapp: You’ve been in the Learning and Development space for a long time, especially in the area of learning technologies, what is the industry doing correctly and where are some areas for improvement in terms of learning technologies? develop Out and About

Fire Up Learning: Tips to Motivate Adult Learners

360 Training

Continuous learning and development has become crucial to stay abreast of rapid changes and succeed. To effectively face the challenges of the changing world, more and more adult learners are turning to professional development courses and online learning programs. Sadly, most of those training programs are not very interesting, which poses a test for online course developers. We live in an age of innovation and change.

Giving Thanks for Built-in Templates

360 Training

Quicker, more flexible course development : With built-in activity and game templates, you can design great interactions pretty much as fast as you can think and type. Even better, once developed, if you put your interaction in front of a focus group and find that it does not quite have the impact you wanted, it’s just as easy to revise it, or replace it with something different. Strategies authoring business elearning ideas LCMS Shazia templates training

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