8 Advantages of a Learning Management System

Origin Learning

Though learning management systems are becoming very common as organisations are accepting the need for continuous learning , there are still a lot of organisations out there who are reluctant to shed their traditional training programs and overhaul their employee development strategies.

Top 6 Corporate Learning Management Systems!

Your Training Edge

However, before corporate employers can reap the benefits of online training, they first have to select a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many such systems that are cloud-based, resulting in less storage and inventory problems. Latitude Learning LMS.

7 Learning Management System Pitfalls to Avoid

AbaraLMS

A Learning Management System is a quintessential online training tool that has become an integral part of the eLearning design and development process of numerous training and corporate organizations. Trying to replicate the HR System in the LMS.

Want ‘Facebook’ In Your LMS?

Upside Learning

I need ‘Facebook’…. Of late one of the things I’ve heard from prospects and clients is “I need Facebook in my LMS&#. The central idea often is also expressed as “I want to create some PULL for the learning that we provide in our organization&#.

Benefits of a cloud-based Learning Management System

LearnUpon

When choosing an learning management system (LMS) you may be faced with the choice of using a cloud-based LMS or an installed solution. What is a cloud-based system? Choosing a cloud-based LMS with a SaaS model will usually be more cost effective than an installed LMS.

7 eLearning Experts Share Tips on How to Choose the Best Learning Management System

ProProfs

Identifying the ‘right’ learning management system (LMS) for your business can be quite a hassle. Know your learning strategy: Don’t buy an LMS based on what you need it to do now. LMSs are not easily scalable so plan for the growth of your organization and how your learning strategy will need to adapt. Nowadays, people expect software to work like Facebook, video’s to work like YouTube and the search to work like Google.

Why Salesforce LMS Integration could be the future of your learning management system.

Paradiso

This, at least, is a very simple explanation of what an LMS can do for you and is what a basic, non-customized learning management system, such as Moodle, performs. It has various social learning features that bear more resemblance to Facebook that to classic e-learning.

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21st century Learning Management Systems

From the Coleface

An interesting day at the eLearning Network on 25 Sept where the focus was Learning Management Systems. One of the themes was the way that websites that we consume in our leisure e.g. BBC, Amazon set expectations of functionality and look & feel for other web-based systems that we use. Well presumably, more of the same i.e. user interfaces inspired by iGoogle, iPhone apps, Facebook, Twitter…and whatever other websites enter the mainstream.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training. Many will cite the Hawthorne effect , explaining that through observation the learners will modify or improve their performance. Social Learning in an LMS.

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Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ".

eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

Gamification, not to be confused with game-based learning, is the use of game elements such as leaderboards and badges, in courses. Mobile learning (mLearning) refers to content that can be accessed anywhere, on any device. Augmented Learning. Share this on Facebook.

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

You will need some sort of portal to put your courses into, which is commonly referred to as a Learning Management System or LMS. Will the education department need additional administrative help uploading courses or creating them and managing users?

How Does Online LMS Systems Help to Boost Learner Engagement?

G-Cube

Adopting Blended, Gamification, and Social Learning for an Engaging Experience. Today, most of the L&D teams consider deploying an online learning management system to drive workplace performance. These features include: Blended learning. Social learning.

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Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Yet, how much more could I have learned if I didn’t have to drive across town to take the course?

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

So, how can you transform learning into profits for your association in 2014? Create a blended learning experience. A commonly missed opportunity for association education departments is the blended learning approach to education. Enter your email address: Share this on Facebook.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. to find learning content. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec as Top LMS Company for 2012

Association eLearning

For the 3rd year in a row, Digitec Interactive has been named to TrainingIndustry.com’s Top 20 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for it’s best-in-class Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct. Unique approach to delivering learning solutions.

Choosing an LMS? Remember This!

LearnDash

Choosing a learning management system for your online courses is an extremely important decision. This is precisely why we decided to build our learning management solution on the easy to use WordPress platform. Social Features - Simply put, learning is social.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. to find learning content. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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5 Top IT-enabled business trends that are affecting Corporate Learning

G-Cube

These IT-enabled business trends also affect learner preferences for ways to access and consume workplace learning. However, it took Facebook a mere year and Twitter even less time to reach the ‘50 million’ milestone. Read our post on Motion-Based Learning Solutions to get the details.

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Comparing Traditional and Lite LMSs

Association eLearning

This month we’re going to be focusing on learning management systems (LMSs) and sharing the do’s and don’ts of selecting your organization’s new LMS system. As LMS technologies continue to advance and improve, it can be overwhelming to begin a search for the perfect system. Different industries lend themselves well to different learning management systems. The system is very limited. Share this on Facebook.

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Digitec Welcomes New Knowledge Direct LMS Partners

Association eLearning

The Irrigation Association (IA), the leading membership organization for irrigation companies and professionals, has selected the Digitec Knowledge Direct learning management system for its online certification, continuing education and recertification programs. With the addition of the association’s new online learning portal, IA is able to deliver and track eLearning courses, learner progress, completions and continuing education units (CEUs) earned.

RIP Old LMS… Say Hello to the Next-Gen LMS

Paradiso

We’ve seen people in the Learning and Development (L&D) having petrifying experiences when dealing with Learning Management Systems (LMSs). Besides, how about imagining the training manager running around with tons of papers and chunky training material binders?

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Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments

Association eLearning

But with the growth of new learning technologies and with members facing more and more change and a need for continual learning, associations are missing out on an even bigger opportunity. To grow this opportunity, associations can learn from corporate training departments.

LMS Final: The LMS as Social Media

Your Training Edge

Social media is a big part of our lives, and it is the future of learning and development. Training and development should be ready to embrace these things and use them constructively as part of the learning framework. In fact, you may start to see a newer term in relation to Learning Management Systems: SLMS, or Social Learning Management System. And if you use it, find a way to both monitor information and measure its effectiveness.

5 Tips To Maximize ROI Of Your LMS

Upside Learning

Balancing content delivered and the learning audience is one of the most delicate and important operations within LMS services. First, avoid the pitfall of introducing your employees to the LMS by forcing them to use the system for mandatory training.

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How to Create Engaging Video-based eLearning

Association eLearning

Story-driven content helps learners visualize the real-life application of a topic and provides context to the learning. Story is particularly compelling when paired with video-based learning. 2) Clear learning objectives. Share this on Facebook.

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Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

Thanks to the proliferation of technology-fueled information, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways. But that doesn’t mean technology is all leaders need to learn. The ability to interact smoothly within these two landscapes is the essence of what it means to be effective now and in the future. Therefore, effective leaders need to be able to connect with people in multiple, real and personal ways.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

These programs are tools; what you do with them determines whether or not they’re effective. With that said, it could still be useful in other learning contexts. As long as a presentation is well-crafted it can be effective no matter what tool is used to create it.

Setting up your Association’s eLearning

Association eLearning

How would you like your Association Management System (AMS) to integrate with the Learning Management System (LMS). • Do you have an eCommerce system in place to sell your online education? Share this on Facebook.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Learners today are presented with a wealth of choices and opportunities for learning. to find learning content. The problem, though, is that it can be difficult to find high quality, informative learning content among a massive sea of choices.

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Digitec Offers iMIS AMS Bridge for LMS Integration

Association eLearning

Digitec is pleased to announce the release of several standardized iMIS Association Management System (AMS) bridges for the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS). iMIS is one of the most popular association management systems available today and is used by many Knowledge Direct clients. If you are an iMIS organization and would like to learn more, contact Dick Hofmann at 407-299-1800 or dhofmann@digitecinteractive.com.

ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

Many associations have discovered that eLearning is a valuable member benefit and a more efficient and flexible way for members to learn on their schedule. If your organization is an association, this post can help you learn how to determine when a new course offering makes sense. Is the eLearning cost-effective for your association? Share this on Facebook.

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Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

Not many people enjoy reading data, but if you think about how it can affect your association’s online learning for the better, you might relish it. With the growth of technology, many online learning platforms are now able to analyze big data. Share this on Facebook.

Tips for Working Successfully with an eLearning Partner

Association eLearning

Three of the most common roles in any eLearning production are Project Manager (PM), Subject Matter Expert (SME), and Education Director. Here are some best practices for managing your team and working successfully with an eLearning partner. Working with the Project Manager. “I’ll