Top 5 Lessons Learned from the Moodle Upgrade Season

eThink Education

After hundreds of upgrades over the last several months, the eThink Support Team has learned a few valuable lessons about new features and the importance of planning for the Moodle upgrade season. Lesson #1: Upgrade Regularly. This helps to ensure any major bugs or other kinks get worked out first in order to prevent issues related to the upgrade. Many institutions schedule their upgrades over the winter and summer breaks or other slow times of year.

4 Key Benefits to Moving from Self-Hosted Moodle to a Moodle Hosting Partner

eThink Education

Moodle is a free, open-source, and highly customizable learning platform, allowing educators to provide their learners with a branded, personalized, and optimized digital learning experience through a self-hosted Moodle environment or one hosted with a Moodle vendor or Certified Moodle Partner. However, not everyone has the time, resources, or expertise to successfully self-host Moodle. We cloud-host all Moodle sites on Amazon Web Services.

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Top 5 Lessons Learned from the Moodle Upgrade Season

eThink Education

After hundreds of upgrades over the last several months, the eThink Support Team has learned a few valuable lessons about new features and the importance of planning for the Moodle upgrade season. Here are our top 5 lessons learned from the Moodle upgrade season… Lesson #1: Upgrade Regularly. This helps to ensure any major bugs or other kinks get worked out first in order to prevent issues related to the upgrade.

3 Tips to Upgrade Your Training from ILT to eLearning

Frooxl

Employees can choose their own timeframe, and accessing eLearning modules during downtime has less negative effects on productivity. eLearning is clearly an upgrade over ILT. Here are 3 tips to help upgrade your training. Are you going to host this content internally? . What type of content will you be hosting or creating? The post 3 Tips to Upgrade Your Training from ILT to eLearning appeared first on Frooxl.

Product Upgrade—Origin Konnect Goes Mobile! by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

Origin Learning announces the launch of the mobile app for Konnect, its cloud-hosted social learning platform. The app works. across multiple operating systems and supports a variety of course formats including SCORM, AICC, and the xAPI (Tin Can). Design & Development Tools Mobile Learning Social Media Training Strategies

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Self-Hosting Your LMS? Why Expert Support is Crucial Since COVID

eThink Education

Why is Self-Hosting your LMS Riskier than Ever Before? As more learners work from their homes and away from on-site classroom interactions, providing accessible, reliable, and engaging resources is crucial to maintaining happy, confident, and productive remote teams.

Managed WordPress Hosting Company WP Engine Meets Accelerating Need for Digital Education Experiences by Releasing LMS Site Templates in Partnership with LifterLMS

LifterLMS

Learn about how managed WordPress hosting company WP Engine meets accelerating need for digital education experiences by releasing LMS Site Templates in partnership with LifterLMS in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett from LifterLMS.

GDPR came and went: how it impacted our products

Rustici Software

Our tools can be many things to many people, with each product having its own set of data privacy scenarios to think through. We also put some GDPR-required Data Processing Addendums in place for all the tools we use and with customers who rely on our hosted tools. SCORM Cloud: Our SCORM Cloud product was one of the first places we looked. Existing Engine customers are encouraged to simply upgrade their Engine application to enable the latest GDPR data management tools.

Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

But one decision often takes associations by surprise: Should you host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce on your LMS or on your association management system (AMS)? First, we’ll explain why integration is advisable and then we’ll explore some issues you need to consider before deciding where to host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce. The big decision: where to host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce. eLearning catalog and eCommerce hosting considerations.

How Cloud Servers work and their Benefits?

Learnloft

Website hosting has taken huge steps and cloud hosting is a very common term looking for hosting services. Cloud hosting uses the network, storage and virtual hardware from a cloud vendor. Big organizations are opting for cloud hosting for its easy interface.

How to Launch Products, Create Recurring Revenue, and Build an Affiliate Marketing Program with Mark Thompson from PayKickstart

LifterLMS

Learn how to launch products, create recurring revenue, and build an affiliate marketing program with Mark Thompson from PayKickstart in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. So, figure out ways that you can integrate your product into their business.

LMS Comparison: LearnDash vs. Teachable

LearnDash

Broadly speaking, elearning platforms break down into two camps: hosted, all-in-one solutions like Teachable, Thinkific, and Kajabi, and open source, self-hosted LMS platforms like us. Hosting. Hosting. Teachable is a fully hosted LMS. We don’t touch hosting.

LMS Comparison: LearnDash vs. Kajabi

LearnDash

But as we’ll soon see, trying to fuse together a host of different Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) features has some significant downsides—notably, lack of options for consumers, divided resources, and increased costs. Is Kajabi helping you sell courses or “products?”.

What is an LMS?

ProProfs

Entrepreneurs – An LMS allow the next gen entrepreneurs or business mavericks to make their resource crunch teams achieve more productivity in short time span. Cloud-based – Also known as Software as a Service (SaaS), the solution providers host the software on their servers which the users can access online. Hosted – The solution seeker needs to buy the software from the LMS vendor or download and install it on their computer.

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SCORM Engine 2017.1 is released!

Rustici Software

Plus, we launched Managed Hosted Services this year. So if you’re looking to take some hosting burden off your shoulders, that’s something we can help with now. If you’re interested in scheduling your upgrade, the best thing to do is contact your Account Manager or email us at support. Remote Content Hosting and Launching. Using Engine as your LRS will help your product pass the xAPI Conformance Test Suite and enable you to be on ADL’s list of Conformant LRSs.

SCORM Engine customers can now use a Content Distribution Network (CDN) to deliver eLearning content

Rustici Software

If you host your LMS in the U.S. This support is built right in and can be easily configured during installation or upgrade for customers using AWS as their hosting provider. These changes enable customers to host our JavaScript files on the same CDN they use for hosting their content files. Reach out to us if you want to learn more or would like to schedule an upgrade: support@scorm.com. Products SCORM Engine Software Development

Readymade vs Custom eLearning development- Which one is better?

Pinlearn

Vendors sell these developed solutions as ready-made products to multiple clients. While Ready-made solutions are sold as a product and they do not limit the vendor from selling the same solutions to multiple customers. Vendors sell the ready-made solution as their products. So only, open-source code and self-hosted eLearning solutions are customizable. Which one offers easier upgrades? The term ‘easier upgrades’ is relative.

Best Practices for Retail Training Programs

Roundtable Learning

The retail industry can be tough on employees; they need to know the company, learn all of the new products, and work with customers every day. Host Video Conferencing Team Introductions. Augmented Reality for Product Knowledge.

SaaS LMS: Everything You Need to Know

LearnUpon

We’re going to take a look at the two most common types of learning management systems; SaaS LMS and self-hosted LMS. The SaaS LMS providers pricing model is typically based on actual usage of the product or service so, it’s considered to be a more scalable investment.

Managing your courses just got a lot easier with Content Controller v2.0

Rustici Software

Content Controller lets you centrally host your content so you can automatically make updates, gain insight into usage and enforce licenses. Interested in learning more about the benefits of Content Controller or upgrading your version to 2.0? Content Controller Content Distribution Solutions Products Rustici SoftwareMost eLearning content providers send their courses off into the world with no ability to manage them once released.

The Ultimate eLearning Giveaway 2020!!!

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

Stand a chance to win ~ $1000 worth of best eLearning products!!! You have a shot at winning $1000 worth of WordPress eLearning products in our ultimate giveaway. All you need is a business idea and a good hosting platform, leave the rest upto us.

mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know

Bottom-Line Performance

However, Samsung’s second generation tablet is a worthy competitor to the iPad – and it supports Flash, external devices, and upgrades – things the iPad does not. Requires a web URL; you must host it on a server. Mobile workers are highly productive and work more hours annually than their non-mobile peers. (We have created an 8-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 4: mLearning devices and platforms: What you need to know.

LMS Pricing Models in India: Selecting the Best LMS which Fulfills your Learning Needs

PSB

It depends on various factors such as user base, different features available, hosting abilities, and much more. However, before looking at various e-learning pricing models, a company should finalize whether an LMS should be cloud based or self hosted. .

What to Make of the Rise of Open edX

Appsembler

Many businesses were resistant to remote working before the pandemic, but have now realized that they can still maintain (and even increase) productivity and collaboration when their employees have a work-from-home (WFH) option.

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WooCommerce Pricing: How much do you need to pay?

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

WooCommerce setup costs – Hosting & Domain fees. Hosting. And, that’s exactly what web hosting helps you out with. . To make your website accessible to your customers, it’s absolutely important to have your web hosting in place. Hosting Providers.

Upselling In Retail: How To Do It Successfully

Disprz

Upselling is a sales strategy that you can employ to convince your customers to buy the premium variant of their initially intended product. An upsell is a technique in which you motivate your customer to purchase expensive products, resulting in higher sales for you.

Upselling In Retail: How To Do It Successfully

Disprz

Upselling is a sales strategy that you can employ to convince your customers to buy the premium variant of their initially intended product. An upsell is a technique in which you motivate your customer to purchase expensive products, resulting in higher sales for you.

What 2U’s edX Acquisition Means for Open edX, Appsembler, and Its Customers

Appsembler

Open edX is a free, open source learning management system that companies and organizations use to host their own branded, personalized, and tailored online universities — whereas edX is an example of an online university built using Open edX.

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Rustici Engine 2018.1 and Rustici Dispatch 2018.1 are available!

Rustici Software

The new features make it simpler to get started with our products and manage your ongoing implementation. If you are looking for help hosting and managing your Engine/Dispatch implementation, we now offer managed hosting services to help offload that work. Our Managed Hosting services not only handle deployment and server management, they also manage your upgrades so you’re always on the latest version.

On-Premise vs Cloud LMS comparison: 7 things to consider when choosing

Paradiso

Understanding the relevance of acquiring an LMS system that is hosted on your servers or in a private cloud is key before deciding on one of these options. The implementation and set up for a Cloud LMS is directly from a private cloud that usually the LMS provider has available for cloud users and, since this type of LMS is hosted in an external cloud, is notoriously more affordable. Its reach capabilities and hosting services allow for considerable and effective savings.

Part 2 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Curriculum Creation and Assignment

Overnite Software

As your business grows and your team expands, you will undoubtedly encounter a host of changes along the way. If your organization is planning to migrate to a new LMS or undertake a major upgrade of your current product, it could be a great opportunity to clean up and optimize your LMS.

NEW: Camtasia Studio Vimeo Integration

TechSmith Camtasia

We’re excited to announce Vimeo as a preferred partner in video hosting and analytics. There are several more benefits to hosting with Vimeo as a Vimeo Plus or Vimeo PRO member including: Advanced privacy settings. Update in product by following these steps: Go to Help > Check for updates. You can get started with a free Vimeo account that gives you 500MB per week of new content uploads, or you can upgrade your account at anytime to become a member.

6 LMS Pricing Models Explained

LearnDash

When you pay for users you are offsetting the storage costs that the LMS host absorbs. If you have a lot of courses created in Articulate products , well then that is a load that the provider has to accommodate. Easier to understand than the options discussed so far – you pay an upfront cost for product support & updates. This model also may have paid upgrade options in order to receive additional functionality.

Using LearnDash with Live Webinars: A Guide

LearnDash

The upgrade options are well-priced, and include additional admin controls for user management, cloud storage for webinar videos, and advanced reporting features. But for any sizable organization planning to host multiple webinars a day with hundreds of participants, it is well worth the cost.

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5 Considerations Before Choosing an LMS

eLearning Brothers

In today’s world of incredible technology, there seems to be a myriad of products for every need. I have evaluated dozens of different tools, products, and packages in my 15+ years in the industry. There are some companies who want the LMS only to train their internal people, while others are looking only to host the training for external learners (customers and partners). Do you have the system and network power and requirements for hosting your own LMS?

E-learning Deployment – Considerations and Tools

eFront

But even if you go for an inferior LMS (well, we had to say it), there are several things you have to consider, the most important being whether you want a Cloud solution or a custom LMS deployment (either hosted or internally deployed). Cloud-hosted LMS. Another possible issue about using a Cloud LMS would be if your corporate policy doesn’t allow hosting your learning material with a third party (e.g Self-hosted (internally deployed) LMS. Hosted LMS.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

The role of demos, walks-throughs and product tests. Many LMS providers will offer a product demo. Customization (for any changes required to upgrade the default settings – may be included in licensing fee). Maintenance (annual fee that includes product updates and maintenance support). Self-Hosted Pricing Models (all-inclusive). Upgrade fees.

The 18 Top High-Paying Affiliate Programs and Networks

learnWorlds

When you sign up to become an affiliate marketer, you earn money by referring your subscribers to a brand’s product or service. If they upgrade, you will also receive an increased commission. The popular hosting platform has a generous and award-winning affiliate program.

Top 5 Benefits of Using a Learning Management System

eLearning Brothers

These systems can be used in regulated industries to host compliance training and educational institutions can use it to enhance their classroom teaching. Benefit #4: Easy Upgrades. The fourth benefit to using a learning management system is that the content and information in the course can be easily upgraded. Users will get the same upgraded information at the same time.

How to choose an LMS for your Company

Paradiso

It is more often than not a better idea to employ the services of a company that specializes in LMS and provides everything needed in one package, including support, upgrades and training. The best way to get the input of your stakeholders is by hosting a series of focus groups which will help you to promote the vision of the new best LMS and the benefits it can bring to the company. Hosting your best LMS .