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?

LMS – a Learning Portal that adapts to your Changing Needs


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.


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6 Ways to Improve Onboarding with a Cloud-Based LMS

Training Folks

A cloud-based learning management system (LMS) is a learning management system that is hosted remotely. You can now get an effective solution that can host your learning programs. 7 Ways to Improve Onboarding with a Cloud-Based LMS.

Build a Learning Portal Using WordPress

eLearning Weekly

I’ve written before about learning portals and how they can be a great way to improve access to learning materials for users. I wanted to provide a more in-depth post that shows how you can create your own learning portal using the freely available content management system, WordPress. So, let’s get started… Refresher: What is a portal? It would then automagically determine learning resources that may be most valuable to that person.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

They don't really have a tech team, so going with a hosted solution that would live at a subdomain would be best, i.e., subscribers would go to: learn.company.com in order to sign up, pay, and get access to webinars, content, etc. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) LMS Spotlight: Litmos Wait. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs

Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!

eLearning 24-7

Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS e-learning e-learning vendors hosted learning portal social learning social media elearning learing portal

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

One vendor asked if you wanted to learn more about their product and sent you to their help desk to notify them of errors or issues with their system (hmm, not likely to buy one from these guys). Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style. A surprisingly number of vendors who offer some form of social learning, whether it is the minimum – a FB like page, micro-blog, even some form of app sharing or collaborative tool, do not have any social media on their site.

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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.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch. Learning paths or curriculum paths. Learning is really becoming secondary, even if these vendors offer a LMS. . A: If the LMS is available only as a hosted solution – as on your company’s own servers – it may not. E-Learning 24/7.

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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CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. They may call it a “learning portal&# or “training or knowledge portal&# or whatever. This is a content management system, not a learning management system or a learning content management system. E-Learning 24/7.

Choosing the right elearning platform for 2020 and beyond


Elearning platforms are divided into four types: Learning Management Systems (LMS’s), Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS’s), Authoring Tools and Elearning Portals. Learning Management System. Learning Content Management System. Elearning Portal.

Should You License Your Course?


They will host the content, track user registrations, and take care of all the technical components. First, you don’t have to worry about the technical structure, such as hosting the courses on your own LMS. While you can build a nice business by licensing your content, one way to maximize the profits is to offer a “hosted for you” option. A few clicks and you have a fully branded portal for your clients.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution. If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution.

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[Webinar] 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success

Adobe Captivate

Join us for this free webinar hosted by Asha Pandey, the Chief Learning Strategist at EI Design, on how these challenges can be mitigated as you adopt a blended or a fully online induction and onboarding approach. Registration Link: 7 Learning Strategies To Transform Your Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training For Success. Step 3: Going digital – Adopting learning strategies that work. Mobile Learning. Video Based Learning. Social Learning.

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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How to Make Your LMS a Happening Place

CommLab India

Recently, I heard a HR manager lament that his pleas to employees to log in to the learning portal at least once a month, were of no use. Employees seldom visit the LMS or check out the courses that are hosted there. For example, the courses hosted there might not be really relevant to the employees or employees might find the interface too challenging to navigate. Learning Technology LMSDo your employees require a constant reminder to log in to the LMS?

Designing Intelligent eLearning

Origin Learning

The all-conquering smartphone and the rise of mobile learning was a trend that our core team believed would eventually become mainstream. This has now come true and the number of organizations investing in mobile learning solutions and learning apps is steadily increasing. Essentially eLearning that had a social quotient to it, could be easily accessed on mobile devices, backed by analytics about learner patterns, and hosted securely on the cloud.

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.

Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

Therefore, the idea of this blog is to provide an easy reference around the varied concepts in learning and development. Take this as your Learning and Development Glossary, if you may, to stay up-to-date with the times. Agile Learning. Asynchronous Learning.

Leadership and talent development with a hybrid twist at Master Halco

CLO Magazine

The VP of HR and the manager of HR-L&D, in collaboration with the director of learning and talent development from the parent company, Itochu International, Inc., The managers are assigned a learning partner to collaborate and discuss assignments from the online courses.

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10 Distance Learning Systems

Ed App

Distance learning systems are seeing more use as more organizations adopt remote training and elearning. Learn more about how you can be involved in your employees’ learning journeys from afar with this list of 10 distance learning systems. .

How to Setup a Learning Management System with LearnDash

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Did you know that over 124,430+ WordPress websites have set up LearnDash to create an e-Learning Managemnt System? Anyone who wants to build an e-learning portal can build one without much hassle. You would need WordPress to set up your e-learning website.

The 5 Best Elearning Authoring Platforms


Digital training is on the rise, so it’s vital you choose the software that will future-proof your learning. The quality of learning you require. Elearning portal to share courses with learners instantly. Steep learning curve with limited dedicated support. Gomo Learning.

Knowledge Guru Adds Video, Adaptive Learning, Faster Speeds in Winter Release

Knowledge Guru

We collected customer needs and feedback to add new features that make Knowledge Guru a more powerful learning tool… all while improving load times and speed. Adaptive Learning. The Knowledge Guru database can now create a personalized learning experience for players based on their learning needs. or 2004 packages… or host the game in the cloud for expanded gameplay features and deep tracking.

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Transforming Training Through E-Learning In India


E-Learning is transforming education sector in a very innovative manner. Any age group can get the best benefit of e-learning and excel in their chosen career path. The presence of an instructor is not required and learners can decide their own time and venue for learning. This provides a great amount of flexibility for the learner, allowing learning to fit in within their busy lives. e-Learning

The Best Places to Find Off-the-Shelf eLearning Content


With so many different learning agencies, available courses, and eLearning marketplaces out there, knowing where to start to find the right fit for your eLearning needs can be complicated and overwhelming. LinkedIn Learning .

10 Udemy Competitors

Ed App

To get started with your course, all you have to do is choose from over 50 pre-built e learning templates and add your content. You can also import a course directly from EdApp’s course library, tailor it to your team’s learning goals, and address their training challenges. Coursera is a well-known Udemy competitor that offers a vast library of online courses, mostly hosted by industry experts and the best university professors from around the world.

A Conversation with Stephanie Nadda

Kapp Notes

Her niche is learning technologies and she has recently partnered with a company called Exult, based in Pune, India. Here is our conversation about learning technologies and her new partnership with Exult. Kapp: You’ve been in the Learning and Development space for a long time, especially in the area of learning technologies, what is the industry doing correctly and where are some areas for improvement in terms of learning technologies?

Celebrating the New Year and Five Years of Learning with gomo

gomo learning

The end of 2019 brings us to the end of an eventful decade in corporate learning. Technically, gomo existed before 2014: it was an experiment within Epic (the learning company that merged with LINE Communications to form LEO Learning ).

Tips for Successful Event Capture


Between the venue, speakers, catering, and marketing, associations spend millions of dollars each year hosting continuing education events and conferences. This is particularly imperative if you’re hosting a virtual conference – because you’ll want virtual attendees to have access to all the same materials as conference goers in the room. At Community Brands, we built a content portal that includes 145 recorded education sessions from our inaugural user conference, Xperience 2018.

How to Ensure You Don’t Do a Starbucks

Enyota Learning

We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. A few tips on how: E-learning: 24/7 is the buzz-word today. E-learning courses can be made available to learners at any time and in any place; they can be accessed when needed – without any constraint on training room availability, trainer availability or time. Your staff can learn and train at their own pace and in the environment of their choice.

E-learning Outsourcing – Make the Right Choice

CommLab India

A pharmaceutical company wanted to create an e-learning course on product training for its sales force. Are you taking baby steps in e-learning and still undecided whether to develop your courses in-house or outsource them? Are you familiar with the outsourcing options available in e-learning? To help you, this blog will take you through the process of developing an e-learning course. Here is a brief overview of the e-learning course development process.

10 Corporate Learning Sites

Ed App

Many corporate learning sites provide free and paid online training courses to assist you in reinforcing key concepts, developing skills, and ensuring a convenient learning experience among your learners. Corporate Learning Site #1 – EdApp. Customizable learning portal.

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Getting Started With Self-Directed Learning (SDL) – Featuring A Case Study

EI Design

L&D teams can leverage on Self-Directed Learning (SDL) to create a vibrant, learning organization. In this article, I touch upon what SDL is, its key characteristics, and how you can create a culture of self-directed learning in your organization. What Is Self-Directed Learning? In simple terms, the self-directed learning approach is all about transferring the onus of learning to the learner(rather than the instructor/teacher.

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

Virtual learning environments and other online learning platforms have become an increasingly essential part of today’s education and training landscapes, especially due to the recent pandemic. Nowadays, virtual learning environments come with varying capabilities.

LetsULearn gallops Black Horse to prestigious motor industry award

Unicorn Training

It has since been used to host the new highly interactive Contract Hire / Personal Contract Hire eLearning module, also designed and built by Unicorn.

What is an LXP? Definition & Use Cases of Business LXPs

Academy of Mine

The online learning industry has grown significantly over the last decade, making it vital for organizations to use the best available resources to help employees improve their skills in a hassle-free way. Self-Hosted. to employees so that they can learn any given topic efficiently.

eLearning Challenges & How to Overcome Them


To achieve high engagement rates, you need to remove barriers to learning and make sure your learners get the most out of your eLearning programs. Let’s take a look at some of the most common challenges of online learning and how to overcome them. No time for learning.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

As a result, it works well for reviewing web-based training modules, learning portals, graphics, etc. Along with a host of other useful features, Lighthouse gives testers and PMs the ability to create and reply to tickets directly from email, which is a major time-saver (letting Lighthouse collect and organize your issues emails behind the scenes is a heck of a lot easier than having them come directly to you!).