Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 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. That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. What did you learn from Carla?

5 excellent learning portal examples for training employees

Elucidat

Learning portals are becoming an increasingly popular choice for organizations that want to get elearning content to their learners, fast. So, let’s take a look at some great examples of elearning portals to give you a clearer idea of what could best suit your learners.

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LMS – a Learning Portal that adapts to your Changing Needs

Paradiso

LMS is the new wave brought about in the world of e-learning that focuses on efficient use of learning resources. So you see, incorporation of learning management system has become critical for the success of educational institutes as well as companies and industries. For several years, learning management system has been pivotal in delivering courseware in schools and colleges. They are striving to make the e-learning software.

7 Tips For Choosing An eLearning Portal

Academy of Mine

The easiest way to achieve this feat is by making continuous learning a part of your work culture. Although there are many ways to make employees learn new things, all leading organizations and most innovative startups follow eLearning. What Is An eLearning Portal?

Corporate Learning Portal and Filter

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I've just finished 2 intense days with 3 of my learning colleagues at Intel. Our goal has been to try and figure out Learning at Intel 2.0. One of the most difficult spots for me is in discussing the formal training development processes in the context of the new informal learning world. Its the difference between reading the blogs of my 2 colleague's in learning: Mark Oehlert and Tony Karrer. and the changing learning ecosystem brought about by Web2.0

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. That said, across the board for all Big Dog systems, their social learning functionality was weak. Social Learning is limited.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. I see it a lot, especially with social learning and the wonderment of some vendors of adding a “discussion forum and text chat room&# as part of their solution. Even more important, a learning management system was a new concept, so having to ask for X, when your budget has always been Y, isn’t an easy sell, especially when ROI is discussed. E-Learning 24/7.

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

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 For end users in the e-learning market, it is clear they are following the market. Learning Platforms & Emerging Technology. E-Learning 24/7.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

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.

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It’s Demo Time

eLearning 24-7

You want to see a learning platform, but you don’t want to access the trial, first or perhaps you can’t. They fail to even clearly show their product, let alone present the product sans the standard PPT intro that comes with “learn more” about the solution. Regardless of the learning platform, most vendors want to know a few tidbits about you and what you are seeking before you see the product (i.e. E-Learning 24/7.

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LMS Identify

eLearning 24-7

I often hear people say they want mobile learning in their solution, social learning, e-commerce, but when you ask for specifics they sometimes have a blank stare on their face. Extended Enterprise – aka Multi-Tenet, Portals-Sub Portals. If yes, and you are using mobile learning – specifically the iPad, wouldn’t you want to know what – if any – timetable the vendor has for the ability to output the course in HTML5?

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want. E-Learning 24/7.

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. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Hunch is designed so that every time it’s used, it learns something new.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development. E-Learning 24/7.

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc.

Common Myths about e-Learning

Origin Learning

Gone are the days when class room training was the only way to learn. Technology has revolutionized the way we are living and learning methods are no exceptions. e-Learning is a relatively new technology that started popularizing among education centers and students in the past decade. It is not just restricted to education centers but is now open to industries, software, business learning, etc. e-Learning is replacing class room training.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). will be discussing online the role of social media and mobile technology in corporate training, commenting on the growing focus on performance support and highlighting new areas of LMS applications beyond employee training and development. E-Learning 24/7.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

Adobe Captivate

Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning: limited adoption. Artificial Intelligence or AI in learning: still futuristic. Social Learning. Mobile Apps or Apps for Learning. Video-Based Learning (Videos and Interactive Videos). Informal Learning.

5 Examples On How To Convert Induction And Onboarding Program To Blended Or Fully Online Training

Adobe Captivate

Face-to-face, facilitated sessions have been the traditional approach to induct and onboard employees, as the human touch (learning directly from peers and seniors) helps them understand the organizational dynamics and its value proposition, quickly and effectively. Having focused interactions with seniors and peers, and thereby learning the ropes is certainly the most effective approach to induct and onboard an employee. High engagement quotient and sticky learning experience.

Enabling Virtual Learners By Design: Creating A Blend

InSync Training

In a previous post, I discussed that blended learning is not a passing fad , and implementing blended learning is key to enabling virtual learners. We can build self-paced programs using learning portals, websites, and e-learning. We can develop moderated discussions using social media, discussion boards and email. The trick is learning what technologies to use and how to facilitate the blend. Blended learning Design Virtual Learner

Successful Online Employee Onboarding Strategies

TalentLMS

In this article, we share with you some innovative ways to use your company’s online portal to change the way employees are brought into a company. Up next, we explain how your learning management system or learning portal can be employed to manage new knowledge for new hires so that it is available when needed. A learning portal or a learning management system needs to emphasize knowledge management. Do you remember your first job?

Why Moving Your Online Training Courses From Flash To HTML5 Makes Business Sense

Adobe Captivate

While mobile learning or mLearning is being widely adopted, the challenge of how to handle the migration from Flash to HTML5 still persists. While mLearning or mobile learning adoption for new requirements has gained tremendous momentum in the last few years, you still have the challenge of what you should do with your investment that is locked in your legacy Flash courses. Facilitate application of the learning (not just knowledge acquisition).

E-Learning in the Automobile Industry: Maximizing Dealer Efficiency using LMS

G-Cube

Training and learning are an integral part of the modern workplace. Thus, training initiatives have to often extend beyond the confines of the organization and create an effective, relevant and uniform way of learning. Harnessing technology, training and learning can also be provided –available as per the needs of the learner. Customizing its new age WiZDOM LMS G-Cube created a learning portal that delivers training seamlessly across the vast spread of the dealer network.

Does Online Training Work?

Coggno

In recent years, online learning has been on the rise. E-learning courses have become increasingly more popular because they are so much more convenient than traditional face-to-face classes. Another reason why online learning has become so popular is that it’s much cheaper.

How Flexible is Your LMS?

Absorb LMS

You know you need a learning management system (LMS) for your organization. An LMS should already be intuitive by design and offer features that allow admins to create a learning experience that drives engagement. Features like gamification and leaderboards provide friendly competition while improving connection and discussion, regardless of the device being used. Look for platforms that facilitate learning anywhere, anytime, from smartphones to TV monitors.

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A Major Lender Manages Change in the Era of Digital Transformation!

Knowledge Synonyms

Work Engagement Type: Change Management, Learning Portal, vILT, Microlearning, Job-Aids, Assessment, Surveys. Stage 1: KS worked with the client HR to develop a change portal to share timely information, updates, and action items to the WE THE CHANGE Team.

A Major Lender Manages Change in the Era of Digital Transformation!

Knowledge Synonyms

Work Engagement Type: Change Management, Learning Portal, vILT, Microlearning, Job-Aids, Assessment, Surveys. Stage 1: KS worked with the client HR to develop a change portal to share timely information, updates, and action items to the WE THE CHANGE Team.

What is Your Training Plan B?

Dashe & Thomson

Plan B: The consulting firm had developed learning portals in the past. They proposed a learning portal to the stakeholders. They worked with the IT Department and subject matter experts to set up a learning portal using Word Press. The learning portal included conceptual information in HTML for quick reads and two- to three-minute software demos. We discussed her participation in an upcoming ERP project.

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The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. He reads books, accesses the Britannica Encyclopedia CD on his PC, participates in group discussions at his university, reads journals, magazines and newspapers in the library, logs on to the (slowly working) internet once in a while, watches TV, listens to the radio, and so on. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE).

The Future of the LMS

Bottom-Line Performance

We started the month talking about the features and functions of learning management systems. Soon, it won’t be enough that the LMS tracks formal learning like instructor-led training courses or e-learning modules; the future is here, and learning management systems are changing rapidly to keep up. Most respondents use all of the 12 major learning tools and technologies listed on the survey in their portals.

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Extended Learning Networks can be supported by E-Learning – An Effective Case

G-Cube

But training initiatives have to often extend beyond the confines of the organization and create an effective, relevant and uniform way of learning. The learning content itself is also not updated, reducing the relevance of training. For an automobiles company, we created a customized learning solution, which was aimed towards fulfilling the needs of their external partners. They were more connected to the organization and had access to the latest learning content.

The ILE and the FLE in harmony

E-Learning Provocateur

I advocated the development of Informal Learning Environments (ILEs). My updated premise is that an organisation – be it a corporation, university or otherwise – should facilitate two discrete but related virtual environments on behalf of its learning community: An Informal Learning Environment (ILE) which supports the learning process; and. A Formal Learning Environment (FLE) which manages that learning.

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What is Corporate Training? Types and Benefits of Corporate Training | ecadema - it's time

Professional Online Learning | ecadema

In this era of the digital age, technical learning has gained momentum in personal and professional lives. And keeping this in mind, an e-learning portal offering various professional learning for companies caters to the need of corporations to thrive in an ever-changing economy.

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

Twitter has become the number 1 tool for learning in just three years – voted by hundreds of learning professionals in this survey at Jane Hart’s site. As a personal learning tool, Twitter is great but it’s a public platform and what you share on it is available to everyone, some organizations may need tools which can be installed behind their firewalls (Laconica, Yonkly) or that is available as a secure private service (Yammer).

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How to Keep Your Cloud-Based LMS Software Protected

Your Training Edge

For any organization that relies on cloud-based LMS software for continual learning and development (L&D), cybersecurity should be a top concern. When protected with reliable cybersecurity systems and protocols, cloud-based software solutions are no more vulnerable than an on-premise learning management system. Your organization’s learning management system contains all kinds of information.

5 Best Educational Website Builders and Platforms in 2019

Your Training Edge

Whether you’re a professor at the university or a high school student, educational forums and websites are a fantastic way to explore new aspects of learning. But Weebly has also released a version which specially caters to educators, enabling them to create and manage learning portals and forums. Innovative, intuitive and informative, Weebly Education lets users design websites, post reference articles, learning programs, and assignments online.

10 Emerging technologies in E-learning

Adobe Captivate

Today we are introducing 10 emerging technologies in e-learning that educators and school management must know/understand for providing quality education for the children. It ensures you the engagement and interaction of the students in lessons, as they are seeing and experiencing what they are learning. The use augmented reality to learn abstract and complex concepts because it helps students to visually see complex 3D models rather than imagining it in mind.

NEXT 2021 Conference Recap: CrossKnowledge + Heineken

Learning Wire

Driving a Step Change in Online Learning at Heineken . Heineken considers itself “the world’s most international brand” and that global reach presented unique challenges for the company’s online learning offering. . A clear and common approach to learning .

Paradiso vs LearnUpon – Who’s the winner?

PSB

A learning management system (LMS) is designed specifically to create, manage and deliver online learning programs. This learning technology automates all your learning activities: course creation, assignments, tracking of performance, reporting, and whatnot.