Adding Discussion Forums to Your LMS

ProProfs

Adding a discussion forum is a good idea to achieve a vibrant LMS that engulfs learners and elevates their appetite to learn. Therefore, including a discussion forum in LMS is an ideal solution to build collaboration by bringing learners and instructors on a single converging point.

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Why Make Discussion Forums Part of Your Online Courses?

CommLab India

Discussion forums are integral to collaborative learning. Find out why you need to make them an integral component of e-learning courses. Learning Technology Online Courses

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Online Course Forum Tips

LearnDash

Many online courses today have some component of online forum for discussion about the course material. But creating an effective forum takes more than having the proper technology in place. This will foster a sense of ownership, and ultimately pride, in the discussions.

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The Membership Forum Dilemma: How to Build Community and Discussion Areas for Students

AccessAlly

Yet the membership forum dilemma remains: are discussion forums… Blog Creating Membership SitesAhh engagement… it’s a shiny metric in the membership site and online course world. Online teachers and membership website owners are constantly thinking up ways to increase engagement, and building a community where members can engage with each other is a natural way to do that.

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How To Use Course Forums Effectively

LearnDash

Forums are often used in elearning as an easy way to allow learners to communicate with each other, discuss any questions they may have relating to the content, and interact with the instructor. Depending on the topic of your online course it may make sense to include a forum.

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3 Design Tips To Improve An Online Discussion Forum

eLearning Industry

Discussion forums are considered a best practice in online education, but students and teachers can be missing out on the benefits. In this article, 3 tips are shared to improve your discussion forums. Social Learning eLearning Design Tips Online Discussions Social Learning Tips Social Learning TrendsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Ben Betts explains why, despite repeated requests, HT2 Labs' Curatr platform would not benefit from the inclusion of a discussion forum. The post 3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum appeared first on HT2 Labs.

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Add Private Forums to Your Courses!

LearnDash

Which brings us to our latest update, an integration… Course Specific Forums with bbPress. For those of you who are not familiar with bbPress , it is a free forum plugin offered by Automattic (the same folks behind WordPress).

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10 Tips For Better Online Discussion

LearnDash

One of the major benefits to elearning, or any online training for that matter, is the ability to facilitate comments and discussion. But despite these benefits, there is one problem: many discussion boards are empty. Clearly post all guidelines (in multiple places) for the forum.

The Benefits of Using an LMS forum

LearnUpon

Using a discussion forum in your learning management system (LMS) is one way to introduce a social component to learning. In this post, we explain what a forum is, how it works, and list the benefits. What is an online forum? What are the components of an online forum?

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Coorpacademy awarded as «SEF.HIGH-POTENTIAL» by the Swiss Economic Forum

Coorpacademy

Swiss Economic Forum’s experts recognise the great growth potential of Coorpacademy and have awarded the company the “SEF.High Potential SME” seal of quality. The SEF4KMU process includes discussion with board of experienced entrepreneurs and domain experts.

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Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank

Tony Karrer

I recently had a great conversation with Becky Barch, a performance consultant at the Bank, about her smart application of discussion forum software from ElementK. The forum is targeted to a small group – loan/lending assistants.

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Forums vs. Social Networks?

Clark Quinn

I'm debating the value of forum / group / threaded discussion software vs. social network software for a particular situation. A user can do this through posting to a threaded discussion quite easily. So, I'm trying to figure out what's going to be the right software / service to adopt, but I'm also trying to think about the differences in: Forum / Threaded Discussion / Group Examples are Google Groups and Yahoo Groups.

LMS Forums Can Facilitate Better Communication

eLearning Industry

The answer to keener communication is the LMS forum. Here, we will examine the diversity of the Learning Management System forum, and the industries that would most benefit from them. Learning Management Systems Learning Management System Benefits LMS Features Online Discussions Online Learning Management SystemsInformation travels effortlessly – however, many people today are still averted by tedious forms of communication.

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Kineo Client Spotlight at Learning Technology Summer Forum 2016

Kineo

We know the challenges, so now it’s time to discuss the solutions. Kineo and clients will be speaking at 12:45 in Theatre 1 for this year’s Learning Technology Summer Forum.

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‘Discussion forum': don’t let the name of the tool put you on the wrong learning design track

The eLearning Nomad

They’re usually called discussion forums or discussion boards and are the most commonly used tool for answering questions as well as for any conversations we have in an online learning space. To keep with the name, discussion forums are generally used for a discussion activity.

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How to Use Your LMS’s Forum to Keep Learners Engaged 

LearnUpon

Here at LearnUpon, one of our favorite ways to encourage engagement is through social learning via a forum. . Easy-to-access as it’s right there in your LMS (depending on the LMS you use, of course), here’s how you can use your forum to keep your learners engaged. .

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Autumn Client Forum Announced

Unicorn Training

We can’t quite believe it’s been nearly four months since our last Client Forum, but we’re delighted to announce that we’ll be back this October for another one!Having

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I received a question this week related to Discussion Forums for Knowledge Sharing at Capital City Bank : I successfully launched a discussion forum for a small group of lending assistants within my bank. That forum is still up and running. Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful.

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The new Adobe Captivate forum

Adobe Captivate

Our community has embraced social media with gusto, and in the last year this has presented some interesting challenges- for one, the number of forums and sites discussing Captivate related threads have multiplied. While this allowed our users to seek answers in the forum they felt most comfortable in, it also meant that you were [.]. eLearning this week Whats new Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate forum Adobe Captivate on Facebook Adobe Captivate on Twitter

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Crossword Help Forum - Discuss and Solve Crosswords Online

E-learning Uncovered

Provides business strategy, brand architecture, creative development, cross-platform media strategy and planning, social media strategy, and performance reporting and

Discussion Groups in eLearning: Why it Matters?

ProProfs

In the world of online learning, discussion groups, discussion boards, discussion forums or threaded discussions are of vital importance. A discussion forum offers a place to instructor-to-learner and student-to-student interaction to take place.

CIBP Forum Resources and Slides

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides from my virtual presentation to the CIBP Forum. Also, here are some links that provide some additional information about what we discussed in the workshop. Game based learning from Karl Kapp. Articles. Improve Training: Thinking Like a Game Designer. The Gamification of Retail Safety and Loss Prevention Training. Blog Entries. Creating a “Story” as the Foundation for Virtual World Learning Events. Storytelling and Instructional Design.

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Highlights from the Spring Client Forum

Unicorn Training

We're not quite sure where the time goes, but this week we were back with the first of our biannual Client Forum events for 2018. We were also delighted to be joined by Selina and Catherine from NS&I, who discussed how they managed to achieve corporate buy-in to a comprehensive risk management programme - bringing some much needed client-side L&D perspective.In Oh yes, it's that time of year again!We're

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CIBP Forum Resources and Slides

Kapp Notes

Here are the slides from my virtual presentation to the CIBP Forum. Also, here are some links that provide some additional information about what we discussed in the workshop. Game based learning from Karl Kapp.

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Professional services e-learning forum achieves ten

From the Coleface

7 th July sees the 10 th meeting of the Professional services e-learning forum, an informal networking and benchmarking group for L&D professionals working for the UK’s top 15 accountancy and top 15 law firms. Meetings involve a structured round table discussion under Chatham House rules followed by informal networking. A few years later I took the opportunity to set up the forum and five years later it’s still going strong and 21 firms have attended.

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Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinarThursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

“Post once, reply twice”: uninspiring online discussion boards and what to do about them

The eLearning Nomad

Remove the assessment requirement and the discussion boards are (almost) empty. Most likely they’ll find an answer in the forum that reflects what they wanted to say. Although the instruction says ‘discuss’, this isn’t a good start for a real discussion.

Unicorn Summer Client Forum - Top Takeaways

Unicorn Training

Yesterday we held our Unicorn Summer Client Forum and welcomed over 70 guests to the O2 Intercontinental Hotel, North Greenwich.

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How can I display my own image avatar when posting to this community forum?

Adobe Captivate

How can I display my image icon when posting to this community forum? The post How can I display my own image avatar when posting to this community forum? eLearning eLearning Community Question discussions features questionI added an image to my profile which you can see on my page and I’ve set that page to public, however when I post or respond to questions in the community you can only see the default avatar.

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Resources for Texas Technology Forum Keynote

Kapp Notes

Here are links to some articles which discuss, in more detail, the concepts and ideas addressed in the keynote and here are the slides from the talk. Keynote at Texas Community College Technology Forum.

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Content Curation – New L&D Mindset & Skill Set – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinarThursday, March 17, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

Virtual Reality in Learning – Has the Time Come ? – Online Discussion

Learning Cafe

We discuss. Learning Cafe Webinar content curation Learning Cafe Workplace Trends Forum online forum webinarThursday, May 12th, 2016 12 to 1 PM Sydney. Overview.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

E-Learning Provocateur

Nonetheless, some sort of management of the forum is considered important in driving its use. In the meantime, bear in mind that social forums grow organically. Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing.

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They’re not like us

E-Learning Provocateur

We share knowledge on Twitter, contribute to discussions on LinkedIn, read books, write blogs, comment on blogs, subscribe to industry magazines, share links to online articles, watch videos, and participate in MOOCs.

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