Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

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If you are seeking a system that is a mash-up of useful business tools with a strong LMS, than this is a system to examine. Their ideal market honestly is education, but they as many other VLPs have realized that corporate is a delicacy that cannot be passed up. 13 Blackboard - What is their to say about the most well known synchronous based platform best suited for education and has a strong core of users in the education market? I love to travel.

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2011 LMS Award Winners plus a quick note on m-learning

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A few systems pitch that they have full mobile learning capability, especially with the iPad including the angle that you can see it full screen rather than the standard universal look – which shows up similar to the smartphone look – i.e. small. It shows up in your browser. As I often say to folks, what is the point of having an app, if all it does is open up my browser. Accepts APIs and Mashups. Open Source Education System of the Year.

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E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

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EDTECH or EDTech - Educational Technology, usually refers to online learning/e-learning in education – at one time it referred to any educational technology, but for many vendors it goes into the e-learning world. But SumTotal and alike do it as well. Oh, there is also API (Application Program Interface) and Mashups (two more APIs – great example – Google Maps whereas they show restaurants, businesses, etc.).

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

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If you as the customer want to create your own API/Mashup or find one on the net and want to integrate it into your paid LMS, the vendor will charge you. As I have said before, mobile learning and tablets is going to end up being the biggest thing in the last 10 years in the e-learning industry. The use of tablets in academia (higher education) continues at phenomenal growth. These trends and a few others are starting to peek up, and will continue to do so.

Review of #ASTD2014 International Conference and Expo

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hey it is a Mashup of Emotions! Expo vendor pick up in terms of leads and traffic. Day two really picked up, with those same vendors telling me they had a great day, good leads. For example, Desire2Learn and Blackboard were there, Instructure was missing, along with many other well known education focused systems. Cornerstone On Demand, SumTotal, Saba, Totara, Moodle, MindFlash, Net Dimensions, ANewSpring, Litmos, Upside Learning, Inquisiq R3, iSpring.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

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Big Dog (Saba, SumTotal, Plateau, Cornerstone OnDemand, Learn.com). It is made for education/academia, although it states for others and corporate – which in this space, I disagree. My runner-up is Operitel’s LearnFlex LSP. The system is available for the verticals of education, manufacturing, financial, healthcare, technology, retail, government and telecommunications. Runner-Up Social Learning Management System of the Year – Upside Learning.