Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems

Tony Karrer

One of our colleagues came to me with a particular challenge, and I'm not sure I have a good answer, nor do I know specifically how to go about finding an answer. I'm hoping that readers can weigh in on both aspects: (1) specific thoughts or suggestions on LMS products that might fit and (2) how do you get answers to questions like this? The LMS offers courses with both nursing and HCS-D credits. Any suggestions on specific LMS products that should be evaluated?

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

But when it comes to supporting lifelong learning , they’re definitely not created equal. Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Lifelong Learning: Two Views.

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LMS Technology Trends: Why Focus Is The Next Big Thing

Talented Learning

I have now formally reviewed 125 of the potential 700 learning management solutions available in the world. As I get deeper and deeper into the industry, I’m more convinced than ever that “focus” is the key LMS technology trend of today’s winning vendors.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). Lifelong learning and collaboration are at the heart of their organizational decisions. Association Learning eCommerce: Why So Complex? Association LMS eCommerce: B2C versus B2B.

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

You’ve been scanning inbound email messages for important updates when suddenly a new subject line catches your eye: “ Request for Proposal : LMS for ABC Corporation.” I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. 8) Do you avoid “spin”?

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What is SaaS LMS? Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs

These days, there is a buzz around SaaS LMS. Cloud-based LMS platforms are leading the way in providing solutions to today’s fast-paced learning & development (L&D) environment. So, what exactly is SaaS LMS? What is SaaS LMS? Read More: What is an LMS?

Talented Learning’s Greatest Hits – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

But I do believe the past can inform the future. So before we move on, I invite you to join me in revisiting this year’s most popular topics in extended enterprise learning. What Topics Were Most Popular in Extended Enterprise Learning? How can you bridge this critical gap?

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Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

When we founded Talented Learning nearly four years ago, we set out on a mission to map the world of learning management technology. The Corporate LMS Goes Wide. We started this journey with a theory about the next wave of learning technology.

Everything You Should Know About Agile eLearning Before Investing

Your Training Edge

Agile eLearning is a critical attribute in today’s learning that has been greatly enhanced through technology. This post presents everything you should know about agile eLearning before investing. Be Sure to Learn Communication Skills.

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Talented Learning: Greatest Hits of 2015

Talented Learning

It’s especially appropriate for our team at Talented Learning, because the New Year also marks our second anniversary and a chance to reflect on how far we have come and how far we have to go. . Now, we blog about what we learn from conversations. 6 Buying an LMS?

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?

G-Cube

– this is what a client’s IT Manager commented after looking at technology requirements sheet of our Wizdom LMS in a presentation last week (It’s built on.Net, and uses Windows Server, IIS, & MS SQL/Oracle as back-end platform). How about open source vs. proprietary LMS’s?

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. The vendors were competing for two unique, extended enterprise LMS opportunities. LMS Buyer Background. LMS Demo Do’s.

Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. People often seek continuing education to earn or maintain a professional license.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! Live session with Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! When he listens to game developers talk, feels like they’re in the learning prof. Everything IS about learning.

3 Priority Questions for your LMS Feasibility Study

Petra Mayer

When clients talk to me about their Learning Management System (LMS) project , above all, they typically ask three priority questions as part of their LMS Feasibility Study : Is what we want available? However, nothing will replace seeing the system in action.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Describing What You Do: Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Describing What You Do: Instructional Design Youre at a playground and you start talking to the mom sitting on the bench next to you. Eventually, she asks you what you do for work. What do you say? This was me yesterday: Playground Mom: So, what do you do? How do you explain yourself? I create learning material.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me.

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, December 29, 2008 7 More Things You Dont Need to Know About Me. Does this cover me for the 7 Things You Dont Need to Know About Me Meme that Sue Hickton just tagged me to do? I could also say that its exhaustion -- a by-product of motherhood -- three kids ages 5 1/2 - 7 months will do that to a person. So Im just doing six. And of doing it better.

Open Source LMS: The Free LMS that isn’t Free!

Paradiso

So, you’ve identified the need for an LMS in your organization and are on the lookout for one. Some smart techies in your organization might have suggested going for an Open Source LMS. Free LMS… Praise the Lord for the ‘ Open Source LMS ’. Fully managed LMS service.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its product suite includes Lectora – the world’s leading e-Learning software used by over 60% of the Global 2000 companies. ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW SERIES: ‘Crystal Balling with Learnnovators’ is a thought-provoking interview series that attempts to gaze into the future of e-learning. It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Brent Schlenker

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. First, I sat in on a Brent webinar: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew! United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, June 09, 2009 I Say Instructional Designer, You Say Tomah-toe As you may know, I struggle with describing what I do. "I teach people to do stuff using technology."

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Best Practices for Software Training?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Ive been involved in I dont know how many training modules, ranging from the overly long to the shorter chunked variety. Remember, all I do is online, self-paced eLearning).

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

We also think that extended enterprise LMS solutions will allow corporations to expand training opportunities and license to external, third-party audiences. Learnings systems that correlate practice with improvement have a huge upside to attract PD decision makers.

Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? Are any LMS vendors on that list? Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? I’m not an LMS vendor. Customer Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Conversations do matter

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Saturday, April 14, 2007 Conversations do matter I am still quite brain dead from the the eLearning Guild event. I didnt learn anything new about the technologies or even how they are being used. But what I did learn is how much other people still dont know about this stuff. Some folks dont know that they will have to change. United States License.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Design Stress

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. If youve read my current job description , you know that I do a lot of other things for this small company. Over the past year, Ive been focused on sales and marketing activities, project management, and content conversions -- "No ID needed, thank you." I havent worked with a SME and thought about appropriate learning activities and chunked out the content.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, February 26, 2008 InVision Learning: Seeking an Instructional Designer Were seeking a full-time Instructional Designer to join our growing company here in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Kineo & The Future of Rapid e-Learning Tools If you dont already subscribe to Kineos occasional newsletter , please do. Not only are they really smart guys, but theyre also funny -- AND they like to share what they know with the rest us -- for the greater good of the e-Learning community. The eLearning Salary Gender Gap Phew!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Free the Learners -- Free the LMS

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, March 12, 2007 Free the Learners -- Free the LMS Jay Cross in Free the learners talks about his afternoon omelette and anarchy and then goes on: People ask how to track informal learning in their LMS; my response is don’t. But how will we know if they are learning? Im mean -- do they really use all that data? United States License.

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How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

1) What can associations learn about member education from other sources of professional development? Talk with consultants who’ve helped other organizations retool their learning programs. Whatever you do, don’t wait to make a move. Licensing structure.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"?

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, January 30, 2009 Do Instructional Design Degrees Get "Wasted"? ID student commented: My problem with the industry is that the degree in instructional design is required of management. My (educational) background is in Management of technology (MBA/IT). Is the degreed-ID the department manager and not doing any actual design work?

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s jam-packed full of helpful terms, bookmark it so that you are always in the know. Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning). Agile Learning.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, May 18, 2009 eLearning Tip #23: Karmic Learning with Twitter You probably already know that Twitter is the 140-character microblogging platform. Karmic learning.