LMSs that kick ass: Learn.com

Janet Clarey

This week on the Friday series, LMSs that kick ass , I’ m pleased to feature Learn.com ’s LearnCenter system. By way of background, Learn.com’s primary customer base is corporate universities and their total number of registered ‘learners’ is reported at over 2,000,000 worldwide at several hundred organizations. I spoke via email with JW Ray, COO and Don Cook, Senior VP of Marketing about what’s up with Learn.com - specifically with social media.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 1: Assessment

Your Training Edge

Building an effective e-learning program is a seven-step process. So if you’re new to e-learning, wipe your mind clean while we discuss the seven steps of creating an effective e-learning program. Do they have exposure to computers and computer programs every day?

HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

The session was on HPT and Social Learning: Organizational Performance in the Cloud b y David Wilkins, VP of Product Marketing at Learn.com. We need to get w/the program! I just attended an #ISPI session hosted by the Massachusetts ISPI chapter (@ MASS_ISPI ).

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The Augmented LMS: New Life for Talent Management Learning?

Talented Learning

At that time, interest in training customers, channel partners and others “outside the firewall” was on the rise, but many organizations either could not or would not use their internal employee-focused LMS to support external learning programs.

E-Learning for Newbies

Janet Clarey

Online facilitation skills - Jennifer Hoffman has a great program with certification @ insynctraining. Project management skills - there are books, programs, and experts specializing in project management. Realized I was learning as much as I did in my Master’s program.

What you need 2 know: 3rd Party Content

eLearning 24-7

Then: The usual content included Business Skills (I include Sales here – some folks have it as a separate category), Compliance, Software – usually Microsoft related, and some technical programming stuff depending on who you went to, Leadership Development, Health and Safety. There may come a time, when you need content.

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LMSs that kick ass: ElementK’s KnowledgeHub

Janet Clarey

We are attempting to stay ahead of the curve by allowing our customers to include these tools into a variety of Learning Programs. Both of these could be part of a larger Learning Program that includes more traditional online or ILT based training - all of which are delivered and reported on via the LMS. Learn.com. Probably just three years ago, if you said Element K I would have immediately thought about off-the-shelf courseware.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

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Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business. Open source document viewer and docs – think Google Docs or spreadsheets, but you create them – or use similar apps – plenty of code and apps can be found; people access these open source programs in their LMS and save them in their LMS.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

Checking out and reporting on Meridian Knowledge, Beeline Orchestra, RISC, Learn.com. Each program is month to month and you can cancel at anytime. A new year is upon us and thus it is time to re-visit the LMS market. A lot of changes have already been happening in just a short time frame. Several vendors have left the space, a few have entered. New trends are starting to appear – and in these two cases, they are beneficial to consumers.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Adobe/Bersin Overview of the eLearning Industry

Learning Visions

This doesnt have to be a big investment Key Finding #2: The Rise in ASP Models ("externally hosted" or "software as a service" -- SAAS) taking desktop metaphor and putting into a browser trend towards companies giving other people the headaches of dealing with the backend solutions great for small organizations Saba, Learn.com, Adobe Connect, Articulate, etc. Rapid content may get put out there quickly, then later it gets folded back into a more traditionally designed program.

User Friendly or Hype?

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Learn.com? Programming Skills need not apply. The products are designed for people who have limited to no real technical skills, such as programming skills or writing HTML, javascript, etc. We are user friendly. Very easy to use. Simple, easy to use. Our customers find our system user friendly and easy to use. We never hear complaints. We have the highest repeat customers in the industry. We are user oriented.

How to Buy a LMS

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API – Application Program Interface. Some folks who bought the Learn.com system did not care for the Taleo purchase and thus were stuck. Before you jump into purchasing a LMS it makes sense to cover the basics, understand the jargon, decide if you want to go it alone or hire a consultant and last but not least realize you are not alone in the process. Jargon. The industry uses a lot of jargon and it is easy to become confused.

LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

Remember, Taleo purchased Learn.com, another vendor is integrating with SuccessFactors, and there are plenty of LMS vendors who are moving more into the TM space, so creating a mini HRIS system is smart business. Open source document viewer and docs – think Google Docs or spreadsheets, but you create them – or use similar apps – plenty of code and apps can be found; people access these open source programs in their LMS and save them in their LMS.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Last week, Dave Wilkins of Learn.com wrote a piece entitled “ A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of social learning) ”. think the timing feels right for integrating television programming with web-browsing. FSU has an amazing program. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010. Some great stuff again this month in the world of eLearning. ID - Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world?