Meridian Knowledge Solutions Joins Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA) Board of Advisors

Meridian

Learning industry veteran Patrick Devlin, Chief Business Development Officer for Meridian Knowledge Solutions, has joined the Board of Advisors of the Federal Government Distance Learning Association (FGDLA). For more than two decades, FGDLA has served as a leading advocate in support of distance learning across the Federal Government through the sharing of best practices and fostering of research on distance learning theory & practice.

The Virtual LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

Coordinate correspondence to speakers and vendors, compile and prepare information for program fliers and marketing materials, and staff seminars. Learning News Learning Technology Strategy Managing eLearning Assocations association distance learning elearning LMS Technology Web CourseworksLMS administrators are a necessity for the successful implementation and upkeep of an LMS.

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7 Things to Avoid when Choosing a Video Platform

TechSmith Camtasia

With ever-increasing vendor choices and a myriad of options from features to integrations, it can be difficult to decide which platform is truly the best fit for your institution. You can also learn more about how Relay can further video for student engagement, outcomes, and accessibility across campus. Tom Rosenberger, Director of Online Learning Services at The College of Saint Rose, shares his need to implement solutions with limited staff.

In this rush to go online, let’s not ignore Accessibility

Magic EdTech

To help teachers impart learning seamlessly. Help students to absorb it and learn better. This could, very well, be our transition to the era of digital learning. There are students who have other physical, motor, & learning disabilities.

Mobile Learning: e-learningnext

ID Reflections

Why Mobile Learning The strongest Value Proposition for mobile learning comes from connecting people with ideas, information, and each other—anytime, anywhere! Ten years back, Clark Quinn’s statement about mobile learning seemed wishful thinking. Today, mobile learning is no longer a buzzword. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , vendors shipped 54.7 Examples of mobile learning implementation: 1.

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Perceived Advantages and Disadvantages

eLearning Cyclops

Yesterday, I presented an overview of e-learning for an audience of classroom trainers and training managers. Among the many things I covered, I included an exercise where they identified advantages and disadvantages of e-learning. Keep in mind, these are classroom trainers that are open to e-learning and the use of technology in training, but they are not the choir. FYI: Some of the disadvantages or "challenges" can be minimized in e-learning and I did address this.

HCCS Announces Low-Cost LMS for Healthcare by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

SimPL is a low-cost hosted Learning Management System (LMS) for delivering internally. developed and vendor-provided online training, distance learning, and e-Learning content. Tags: Certification Content Management Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies

Learning Pool ranked on the ‘Top Cloud-Based LMS for Corporate Training’ list 2022

Learning Pool

With one of the most feature-rich Learning Management Systems on the market, Learning Pool is thrilled to be recognized as a Top Cloud-Based LMS provider for Corporate Training for the second year running. About Learning Pool . Learn & Connect Learning Pool News

3 Ways How Data Science Is The Driving Force Behind eLearning

BrainCert

Here it played a vital role in facilitating distance learning. With it, both vendors and users gain tremendous insights that they can use to hone future iterations of eLearning software and more effectively teach students both remotely and in person.

The Future Business of Learning for Suppliers

Charles Jennings

Last month Tony Karrer wrote an very insightful piece on his eLearning Technology blog about the Business of Learning. Tony equated the challenges of the learning industry to those of the publishing industry. The same applies to the Learning industry. In fact, I wonder whether we’ll even call it a ‘learning industry’ in a few years time. With this in mind we need to focus on new ways of learning to support our organisations’ new ways of working.

Learning Pool ranked on the ‘Top Cloud-Based Learning Management Systems For Corporate Training’ list 2021

Learning Pool

We’re thrilled to have made the 2021 list for ‘Top Cloud-Based Learning Management System for Corporate Training’ by eLearning Industry. . We’re renowned for making compliance training easy and exist as the only vendor to offer a lower total cost of ownership for our products/services.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

Whether you’re a mid-sized organization or a large Fortune 500 and whether you sit in the Human Resources, L&D or Store Operations group, you’re likely familiar with the Learning Management System—“ a software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process.”. According to Training Industry Report , the vast majority of companies (73%) are using an LMS today for corporate learning. Modernizing Corporate Learning

DR. STELLA LEE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

ABOUT DR. STELLA LEE: Dr. Stella Lee brings over 20 years of international experience in e-learning, blended, and distance learning strategy, design, development, project management, and implementation. What is the current landscape of learning analytics?

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

Whether you’re a mid-sized organization or a large Fortune 500 and whether you sit in the Human Resources, L&D or Store Operations group, you’re likely familiar with the Learning Management System—“ a software application or Web-based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process.”. According to Training Industry Report , the vast majority of companies (73%) are using an LMS today for corporate learning. Modernizing Corporate Learning

Online Learning Works – So Why are Schools Failing at it?

eLearning 24-7

If you believe what many school districts, governmental officials, and even some folks in the media, the whole idea around online learning, as a result of the closing of schools, is not only a fiasco, but something so new that it has sped up its usage by 15 years. . Anyone who has been involved with online learning in the education sector knows full well that this is false. E-Learning (the actual term) for online education started in 1993. Distance Learning 2.0.

How to Use Sales Training to Solve Major B2B Pain Points

Docebo

But with those pains come an opportunity to ease them with effective sales training and a strong learning strategy paired with a great learning platform. Organizations can solve some of their B2B sales pains by investing in learning and development, which goes well beyond the annual sales kickoff meeting or new product release training. Both information and up-to-date demos and product feature content can be uploaded and accessed anytime through a learning platform.

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Latest on LMS Insight – Before you buy

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors have included performance reviews. The downside to this whole thing, is that some of these vendors are so focused on adding PM, they are forgetting a few items that I don’t know would seem relevant: Enhancing their administration side to make it easier, more flexible and capabilities; let’s not forget that they people who are in the system more often than learners are administrators. Browser Agnostic – Every vendor will tell you they are.

Should Accessibility Factor Into Determining Award-Winning Online Courses?

eLearning Evangelist

In the press release they say: The USDLA Awards were created to acknowledge major accomplishments in distance learning and to highlight those distance learning instructors, programs, and professionals who have achieved and demonstrated extraordinary results through the use of online, videoconferencing, satellite and blended learning delivery technologies. USDLA just announced their 2015 Awards this week.

Learning & Development Conferences for 2020

Limestone Learning

Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn! So, without further ado, here’s a roundup of upcoming learning & development conferences for 2020 featuring events in the US, Canada, the UK and Ireland! Learning meets innovation.

How is E-learning Transforming the Entire Education Sector?

ProProfs

That was the time when rote learning played an important role in the entire education system. . At that time, learning involved in-person instructions, home assignments, exams, use of specific course materials, and classic pedagogy. What Exactly is E-learning?

Illinois Passes Law to Require Digital Accessibility in all K-12 Schools (from the DLC)

eLearning Evangelist

Here's a blog post I wrote for the Digital Learning Collaborative. Illinois Passes Law to Require Digital Accessibility in all K-12 Schools BY RAYMOND ROSE Raymond Rose is the Public Policy Chair for the Texas Distance Learning Association, and a member of the development and implementation team for their Digital Accessibility Certificate program. He has been involved in online learning for almost three decades.

Conferences are Cancelled: Making L&D Community Connections in Lockdown

Litmos

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work and learn, but it’s also changed another fundamental thing about the L&D community: how we connect. LinkedIn and Facebook both have groups for learning and development.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 21, 2020

Mike Taylor

Learn xAPI by Doing xAPI. Offered by Torrance Learning, the xAPI Learning Cohort is a free, vendor-neutral, 12-week learning-by-doing project-based team learning experience about the Experience API. How Glide can be used as a learning tool.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year. Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. 11 Get Ready to “Right Size” Your Learning Solution. 8 Adaptive Learning to Improve.

3 Sectors That Have Benefited Most from Learning Management Systems (guest blog)

Plume - e-learning & learning management systems

If learning is indeed a continuous process, then learning management systems are its enablers. Today’s technologies now allow for learning to happen outside the confines of the traditional classroom or training area while keeping learning-related costs low.

mLearning: The Latest Trends and Why You Should Care

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rosie Hausler Mobile Learning (mLearning) has been around for quite a while now. As a subset of Distance Learning and eLearning it has promised a more immediate and more flexible approach to those bleeding-edge providers that have wanted to deliver more complete blended training programs. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , vendors shipped a total of 54.7

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Our Collection of Learning Management Tools

Ed App

We’ve collected the best learning management tools – learn more about them here. Game Based Learning Platforms. Game based learning platforms are designed to increase learner engagement and productivity by incorporating gaming elements into the training strategy.

Top 15 Continuing Education eLearning Platform Components

Academy of Mine

Continuing education provides the necessary tools and training for workers to learn how to become more effective, in addition to imparting domain-specific knowledge across a variety of fields, such as law (CLE), medicine (CME) and accountancy (CPE), among others. 13 Social Learning.

10 LMS features that you should in an eLearning platform

Pinlearn

According to Wikipedia, a learning management system (LMS) is software that administers, documents, tracks, reports, and delivers learning materials, agendas, or educational programs. For example, an individual looking out to venture in online learning and training industry will focus more on eCommerce features such as the abilities to sell and earn from the courses. If not, just skip and look at some other vendor. Learning is effective when it is fun.

The Customer Education Experts Directory

learnWorlds

With the guidance of the top experts in customer education and LearnWorlds as your go-to learning management system, you can create amazing learning experiences for your customers just as easily. Alessandra is passionate about helping people transform through learning.

Upcoming Keynote Address: Are Your Ready for the Gamer Generation?

Kapp Notes

If you are in the Philadelphia, New Jersey or Delaware area, you may want to stop by to hear my Keynote address to the 5th Annual PA/DE/NJDLA Conference & Expo held by the PA/DE/NJ Distance Learning Association. Learn more by clicking here and then click here to register. In addition, throughout the entire event there will be a Vendor Expo showcasing some of the top companies in the Distance/e-Learning field.

Why Author eLearning Content to Industry Standards?

OpenSesame

The learning curve for course development on each site is unique. Each of these platforms are unique, but they are not SCORM, AICC or xAPI conformant, which means the courses built on these platforms can not be exported for use in another platform or Learning Management System (LMS). . Why do Learning Management Systems matter? A learning management system, or LMS, is a collaborative platform used to manage elearning courses.

Saudi Arabia, E-Learning and What’s Next (the industry)

eLearning 24-7

The conference – 4th international e-learning and distance learning . They were folks who were using either e-learning ( 100% online learning classes) and/or a mixture of e-learning (online) and face to face with some component of online learning. A great chap who provided a new perspective of PLE (private learning environments) for students, which in simplest terms, is the idea that each student would become their own LMS. I admit it.

The Mobile Learning Approach: What is it and What are the Benefits?

learnWorlds

The rise of smartphones and handheld devices has ushered in a lot of useful and revolutionary applications and features, and one trend that has sprung from the rise of handheld tech has been mobile learning. Mobile learning is the new norm. What is mobile learning?

Learning & Development Conferences for 2019

Limestone Learning

Drop us a line and tell us where you’re going and what you learn! February 6–8, 2019 ATD TechKnowledge Conference , West Palm Beach, Florida Augmented and virtual reality, artificial intelligence, microlearning and adaptive learning are no longer buzz words—they’re here to stay. It’s time to embrace the new learning landscape. The conference provides a unique and exciting environment for those involved in workplace learning.

2015 LMS Rakings for K-12, HE and Report Criteria

eLearning 24-7

Countries showing off their latest e-learning (often under the words – distance learning , which should be booted as a term), and vendors showing their products, making their pitches and eating their food in their booth. And yes, I’ll be there to – checking out some sessions, mingling among the attendees and chatting it up with the vendors. If you offer special feature sets for learners who have a learning disability to get additional points.

Rollins Inc.: Learning From a Distance

CLO Magazine

needed to migrate its satellite network and deploy an interactive distance-learning platform capable of reaching new international locations and 10,000 employees around the globe. needed to migrate its satellite network and deploy an interactive distance-learning platform capable of reaching new international locations and 10,000 employees around the globe. Employees learning and working only from their desks is no longer a reality or desired outcome.

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