Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14

eLearning 24-7

Moodle - Whether you like it or not, the system still reigns supreme for free open source. Open Elms – The first free open source LMS, geared specifically for business. If your LMS isn’t on the top twenty list, don’t fret, one of the following has occurred. It is in the top 50 (Names were posted in the E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin group and will be re-posted later this week). – another five systems debuted. 14 Absorb LMS - Very slick UI.

How to Use a Learning Management System to Solve the I-Didn’t-Get-the-Memo Problem

Absorb LMS

A learning management system (LMS) can provide an effective way to monitor who has viewed such important information and who may need a follow-up telephone call. Learning management systems typically provide feedback to learners on their progress.

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Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

Association eLearning

I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. During these discussions I asked, “what aspects or features are you looking for in an LMS? Social Learning.

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ASAE Annual Conference 2015

Association eLearning

We’ll be unveiling our newest version of the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System, Knowledge Direct 7 Beta, at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. One lucky winner will receive an iPad mini!

Top 10 LMSs for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Back again to bring this first in a series of rankings for the top ten learning management systems for 2013. Still listed as a social learning management system, they have made some new strides that really work for me. Support of the iPad, thus mobile learning. Charging to remove their name of the system. 9 Absorb LMS. The system is still very strong and they have updated their UI. 7 eLogic Learning.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Too many vendors are focusing on talent/performance management as the next feature/component in their systems. Mobile learning rules.

#10 to #1 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

10 eLogic Learning - Essential LMS. Compliance management, certification management. Immediate language per end user, this means that each end user can select their own language and the entire system changes to that. One of the top systems for the education market.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

The year kicked off with lots of potential, lots of excitement in the air and lots of customers gearing up to purchase new systems, despite global economic woes. Mobile Learning. You would think that they would maximize the power of the iPad 2 and iPad 3? eLogic Learning.

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#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

eLearning 24-7

Next week, 12-12-12, will be #10 to #1 learning management systems for 2012. They are a next gen of lite LMSs (feel free my post “When is a LMS, Not a LMS”). New features include m-learning on the iPad with native app (no on/off synch), integrates with Yammer, themes, custom URL, assessment tool, the authoring tool is the key component, help and feedback tab. This is a new breed of the LMS sector. Video learning platforms.

Three Things to Know Before Designing Training for the iPad

Mindflash

Should e-learning be any different? As people get more used to using tablets and smart phones to read the news, watch videos, and otherwise consume content, it stands to reason that they will also want to complete training or otherwise engage in learning experiences using the same technology.

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How Mobile Devices are Influencing User Interface Design

Absorb LMS

In the example below, interface elements are resized and rearranged to best display on an Apple iPhone and iPad. This site looks really nice on my iPad. “Dear Doctor, I’m concerned about Stanley. He has developed an unusual growth between his left thumb and index finger.

The Top 11 Tools for Mobile eLearning Development

G-Cube

According to a 2012 survey of mobile learners, 99% believed the mobile format and presentation enhanced their learning, and it was found that 45% actually spent less time in training than their (non-mobile trained) peers, with no loss of comprehension.

How Mobile Devices are Influencing User Interface Design

Absorb LMS

In the example below, interface elements are resized and rearranged to best display on an Apple iPhone and iPad. This site looks really nice on my iPad. “Dear Doctor, I’m concerned about Stanley. He has developed an unusual growth between his left thumb and index finger.

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Gamification in E-Learning – Are you really learning?

eLearning 24-7

I admit that I tell myself that I am only going to spend an hour on my iPad playing Plague and then realize that three hours have gone by and I still haven’t decimated the planet with my new disease. Incentive Points = Learning. and part of it is the LMS. E-Learning 24/7.

This is not (fill in the blank)

eLearning 24-7

This same contradiction is now happening in the e-learning world at a frightening pace. While mobile learning is moving at an incredible speed, faster than anticipated by some of my colleagues, it does not come without a cost. Talent/Performance Management. E-Learning 24/7.

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Have You mEnabled Your eLearning For iPads?

Upside Learning

Since its launch, back in April 2010, Apple has sold more than 100 million iPads – a mind boggling quantity unmatched and way ahead of any other device manufacturer. Further proof of this is how readily schools, students and teachers are embracing the iPad as their device of choice.

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Using a Learning Management System Checklist In Classroom-Based Training

LearnUpon

For most users, a Learning Management System is central to online training. The role a Learning Management System should play in managing classroom-based training can be less clear. Classroom-Based Training: Your Learning Management System Checklist.

Product Review: Litmos LMS

eLearning 24-7

So what makes a Lite LMS different from a Standard LMS? Analytics and thus reports are not as robust as some of the standard systems, typically lesser amount of reports than a standard system. Cost for entire system is extremely low compared to a solid standard system.

The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

2012 saw the re-emergence of ‘Mobile learning’ or ‘mLearning’ as “new” (ok, not really new) buzzwords in L&D and Training circles around the world. Mobile Learning is being loosely attributed to any learning activity that is not location bound, which is very surprising!

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E-Learning Takeaways

eLearning 24-7

37 support m-learning. Speaking of holding in a pattern, here is a list of vendors – SaaS and desktop who output to HTML5 (please note: that this does not include authoring tool vendors whose product can be seen on a tablet, including the iPad – which is achieved thorough a web browser). E-Learning Vendors and Apps. E-Learning Apps. In my latest survey on m-learning, end users are screaming on the following: 1. E-Learning 24/7. 12-21-2012.

Free Webinar: 2/10 - Litmos "Love your LMS": Experience the world's most user-friendly Learning Management System

Take an e-Learning Break

February10th, 1:00pm ET Space isLimited Reserve Your Webinar Seat Now At: [link] Litmos is the Learning Management System (LMS) that people love to use. The best part is Litmos is a hosted training system, which means you'll neverneed help from the IT department to set up. Key features in Litmos: · Hosted/SaaS LMS · SCORM 1.2

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Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

While many organizations struggle to choose an LMS, then race to assemble eLearning courses so learners can take training and CE courses online, few have mastered the mobile revolution. According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%.

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Confused with learning technologies? Choose your best option

CommLab India

No doubt the enhanced technology will really improve the performance of existing system. In this blog, I am going to give an overview of some technical aspects of learning technologies which may help you in choosing the best option for your organization. LMS or LCMS?

Introducing a new Podcast: This Week in #mLearning [Episode 1: The new iPad and Mobile Learning]

mLearning Revolution

I’m am extremely excited to introduce a brand new weekly Podcast entitled ‘This Week in Mobile Learning” with my friend and co-host Robert Gadd. Each week Robert and I will discuss various trending topics and their impact on mobile learning, including the state of mobile in general, mobile devices, HTML5, Adobe Flash, Responsive Web Design, Rapid Development tools, especially as they begin making the shift from desktop to mobile, mobile apps, video, Education and more.

Competition: Love elearning & writing about it? You can win an iPad!

eFront

The competition will take place from November 26th to Dec 17th and during that period we will accept blog entries on the following topics: Informal learning in the workplace. Social learning in the workplace. Tablet learning. How LMS’ save money and increase revenue.

Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training?

Clive on Learning

I must confess it is now four months since I received an in-depth demonstration from the people at Saba of their People Systems Suites. For many of us who have been involved in e-learning for quite some time, the ‘big LMS’ has disappeared off the radar to some extent, particularly with the increased focus on informal and collaborative learning. Addressing this tall order takes a new breed of Learning Management System (LMS).”

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Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A

Upside Learning

The questions came thick and fast during the webinars, and while we managed to answer most of them, we ran out of time (and space) to answer all, as much as we would have liked to. Finally, here’s everything you wanted to know about eLearning on iPads… and asked! learning.

Huge Breakthrough in Authoring Tools – HTML5 from Articulate, Captivate, Claro & Lectora!

cogentys

Learn how HTML5 is enabling the delivery of eLearning content to mobile devices, including the iPad and iPhone. - eLearningTV Episodes Interviews articulate authoring tools captivate Claro cogentys Dominknow elearning elearningtv HTML5 ipad learning management system lectora lms rapid authoring RCAT storylineIn this episode: - See an Articulate Storyline Demo!

18 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest –12

Upside Learning

iPad takes centre stage once again as it gains increasing foothold in education, with educators touting it as one of the must-have technologies and students preferring it over hardcover books. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further?

Introducing Adobe Captivate Draft: Storyboard and design eLearning on your iPad

Adobe Captivate

In fact with the addition of Adobe Captivate Draft for pre-production design and storyboarding, and the addition of Adobe Captivate Prime (an all new LMS from Adobe) it is now possible to complete your entire eLearning […].

Using Rapid Authoring Tools to Design eLearning Courses for Multiple Devices

Bottom-Line Performance

Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions. To get today’s content, I interviewed Alicia Ostermeier , a senior learning designer for this project. We still expect to see wide mobile learning adoption soon.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Publish and Host your E-learning on an LMS

CommLab India

You have developed a fantastic e-learning. Hosting courses developed using e-learning authoring tools on a Learning Management System (LMS) is the most preferred option, because you can: Track learning progress. Learning Technology LMS

iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning

Xyleme

Home > Single Source , Standards > iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning iPad & eBooks: A Game Changer for Blended Learning March 25th, 2010 Goto comments Leave a comment I was on Nigel Paine’s blog on Friday when I saw and commented on his post The Mash-up Begins.

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

eLearning 24-7

Initially I was going to provide a list of all my award winners including web conferening, stand alone mobile learning, etc., but after much consideration, decided this week to focus only on the LMS sector. Before announcing the winners, I have seen a trend regarding mobile learning, that can easily mislead folks. Mobile Learning. Two years ago there were some folks who believed that mobile learning where tools, etc. K-12 Commercial System of the Year.

How to Use the iPad for Restaurant Training

cogentys

They figured out how to train their employees with iPads. Hospitality Restaurant hospitality training hotel training restaurant learning management system restaurant lms restaurant training retail training Check out the boys at Flippin’ Pizza!

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The 3 mindsets of m-learning

E-Learning Provocateur

One of my most popular posts of last year was M-Learning’s dirty little secrets. In corporate e-learning, the most obvious example of such content is the online modules that the company distributes via its Learning Management System.

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Future of Learning Technology – 2015

Upside Learning

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read.