Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when I get the opportunity to present all over the world on a variety of e-learning topics. I love meeting new folks who have either been big fans and supporters of e-learning or are totally new to e-learning and seeking out information and knowledge. They forget to realize that a learning system, learning platform are just semantics – as noted before. In January of this year, I presented the top systems for 2013-14.

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How Learning Management System Helps Startups Grow Fast

ProProfs

Such a situation calls for a complete mashup of work and responsibilities, especially if there is less number of employees but each involved in more than one task rather multiple tasks at the same time. Therefore, a unified, centralized and cross-functional learning management solution is needed for such startups such that each and every person has access to data/information/knowledge stored in the cloud space without dedicating a particular resource entirely for training them.

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Learning Space Mash-up: Toward a Collaborative Personal Learning Environment

Learning with e's

One of the papers I will be presenting in September is entitled: "Learning Space Mash-up: Toward a Collaborative Personal Learning Environment". It will be presented in the special track on Mashups and Education at this year's Interactive Computer Aided Learning Conference , which as usual, is held in the beautiful Alpine town of Villach, in Austria. Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

LMS Industry Mashup – 07/24/2013

Inquisiq

Welcome to our first industry mashup post – where we have pulled together a few resourceful articles that are all about about eLearning and the LMS industry. 12 Common Complaints about Learning Management Systems (LMS). When you ask anyone in the learning community about their Learning Management System (LMS). LMS Industry Mashup

LMS Industry Mashup – 07/24/2013

Inquisiq

Welcome to our first industry mashup post – where we have pulled together a few resourceful articles that are all about about eLearning and the LMS industry. 12 Common Complaints about Learning Management Systems (LMS). When you ask anyone in the learning community about their Learning Management System (LMS). LMS Industry Mashup

LMS Industry Mashup – Let’s Go Mobile

Inquisiq

Welcome to the latest LMS Industry Mashup. Even though responsive design is already widely adapted for the web, mobile courseware and learning management systems have fallen way behind the times. The ICS Learning blog discusses how mobile courseware needs to start integrating responsive design and how it all starts with the authoring tool. iPad Learning Strategies that are Doomed to Fail. LMS Industry Mashup

Using Data from Online Learning to Fuel Association Growth

Association eLearning

Not many people enjoy reading data, but if you think about how it can affect your association’s online learning for the better, you might relish it. A major lesson I learned from a conference session at this year’s ASAE Annual Meeting was the idea that data should be connected , not just collected. With the growth of technology, many online learning platforms are now able to analyze big data. Is this something that provides value but takes up more of your time than it should?

NextGen LMS Features (Now and Later)

eLearning 24-7

These are systems that are out there today. Some are in my Top 50 LMS Report , some aren’t (because they didn’t score high enough, but still solid systems, missing though some set features). . The current stage of next generation systems. Anyone can pitch themselves as “next generation”, “non-traditional”, and other yada yada terms, but from my perspective a next generation system really is special. Corey sees the system in Spanish.

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Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

Rather than creating all your course content from scratch, learning content curation can help you to update and extend your member education programs with new material. From the Latin ‘curare’, curate means ‘to take care’ and ‘curator’ refers to the person who is responsible for taking care of and managing a collection. As L&D Managers know, reviewing and refreshing your content is important to ensure that your members are engaged and interested in 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. Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

Revenues across the board are up, profit margins are healthy and competition is on-going (always a good thing). But for all that is positive, there are negatives, and these negatives can hinder long term growth for commercial systems. They are necessary for the evolution of any system and mandatory to garner more market share. While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. Any systems come to mind, that fit this build?

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., 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. Our system offers or has the capability for mobile learning (some use variance of the system offers).

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

Getting a new Learning Management System (LMS) or migrating to a new one? You’re no doubt finding that there is no shortage of different types of Learning Management Systems to choose from. The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle […]. Inquisiq R3 News LMS Features LMS Industry MashupIf so, you’ll enjoy this case study.

E-Learning Authoring Tools Characterized

The E-Learning Curve

E-Learning authoring tools are part of a larger organizational infrastructure and learning ecosystem which typically includes hardware, software, content delivery mechanisms, and processes that support the delivery and management of learning programs. Typically, e-learning content developers integrate digital media including: Text Images Animations Audio Video …to create e-learning content and courseware.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best LMS

Inquisiq

Getting a new Learning Management System (LMS) or migrating to a new one? You’re no doubt finding that there is no shortage of different types of Learning Management Systems to choose from. The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), Enjoy this step-by-step review of the process a large non-profit organization undertook when it migrated from one system to another.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

Getting a new Learning Management System (LMS) or migrating to a new one? You’re no doubt finding that there is no shortage of different types of Learning Management Systems to choose from. The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), Enjoy this step-by-step review of the process a large non-profit organization undertook when it migrated from one system to another.

SumTotal vs. Moodle vs. Inquisiq R3: One Non-Profit’s Quest for the Best New LMS

Inquisiq

Getting a new Learning Management System (LMS) or migrating to a new one? You’re no doubt finding that there is no shortage of different types of Learning Management Systems to choose from. The most popular systems like SumTotal and Moodle may seem like a safe bet (nobody’s ever been fired for hiring IBM, right?), Enjoy this step-by-step review of the process a large non-profit organization undertook when it migrated from one system to another.

Online Training: What's Up With MOOCs?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I thought it might be useful to bring you a concise shakedown on what's up with all these MOOCs. It is catered to those with self-discipline and a desire to learn. Alternatively, student responses will be gathered in a Learning Management System (LMS) where all the participants can access them. Here's how to manage it:  Managing High-Enrollment Online Courses.

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Billboard Chart Toppers to Keynote the 2013 Lectora User.

Trivantis

e-Learning Authoring Software Made Easy. Web-based Collaborative e-Learning Authoring. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. Learning & Talent Management Systems. Fast, Flexible & Powerful Learning Management. Enterprise Learning Management System. Lectora Talent Management. Employee-Driven Talent Management. Mobile Learning. Affordable Rapid e-Learning. -->. Lectora Talent Management. Forum.

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of social learning session can be used to compile a frequently asked question page (FAQs).

10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning

eFront

There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. Before we talk about the best techniques to aid your eLearners to learn socially, as in Social Learning – a pretty big buzzword these days, let us explain one simple fact. This type of social learning session can be used to compile a frequently asked question page (FAQs).

eLearning - Social Media - Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 15, 2009 to May 22, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Presentation: Social Bookmarking with Delicious - Don't Waste Your Time , May 15, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design, Part 1 - The E-Learning Curve , May 19, 2009 Meeting icebreaker-How to get a group to acknowledge differences in perceptions.

Vision 2016 - An Interview with Todd Kasenberg

Raptivity

With career stints in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Todd brings years of experience and expertise in group processes, adult learning, online learning and marketing communications. Todd’s work has reached and delighted thousands of online learners, in both formal and informal learning contexts. He is an often invited speaker and workshop facilitator, loves to talk apps, mobile learning, and job aids, and is a software entrepreneur.

Managing Learning?

Charles Jennings

Learning can only be managed by the individual in whose head the learning is occurring. Of course external factors – such as other people (especially your manager and your team), technology, prevailing culture, general ‘environmental’ factors, and a range of different elements – can support, facilitate, encourage, and help your learning occur faster, better, with greater impact and so on. But they can’t manage the learning process for you.

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Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals

The Learning Circuits

In my first two posts for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool , and last week we looked at Filtering: A Challenge and Responsibility for Learning Professionals. This week we're going to explore filtering further, and explain how learning professionals will provide filtering services on an increasing basis. There are two primary ways that filtering will impact learning professionals.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Managing your RSS Feeds - If you are considering subscribing to this blog, you might want to read this. Interaction I write this blog because it helps me think through and learn about the topics I write about. Once we've interacted to some level, you might consider linking up with my via LinkedIn - I found this to be a good way to stay connected with people. Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0

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Battling the employee training time excuse

Zunos

And, more often than not, that time spent learning isn't consecutive. If your leadership isn't taking time for learning and development, then why would other employees? If you want training to be effective, you must start developing a culture that promotes active learning from everyone. For years, organizations have relied on traditional learning management systems to deliver employee training.

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. These disruptive technologies are re-shaping the learning and education landscape. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. RESPONSIVE E-LEARNING DESIGN.

Standard Options Apply

MakingBetter

In August, 2014 I participated in one of the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee (LTSC) monthly meetings. If SCORM taught us anything, it was these two things: First, it taught us how to make real money in learning technology by formalizing how we commonly approach enterprise software; Second, it taught us how costly it is to not be mindful or deliberate about our choices, technical and political, at the specification and standards level.

E-Learning Jargon: What you might think it is.well…

eLearning 24-7

As many of you are aware the e-learning world is well known for its jargon. While it would be so much simpler if everyone used the same terminology – consumer world equal to e-learning world, that would be to easy and as anyone who has even put their toes into the online learning world, easy is a word that is rarely afforded. The E-Learning World. In the e-learning world, gaming elements are directly tied to games. but in the e-learning world.

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

e-Learning is dynamically evolving, thanks to the incredible achievements in highly powerful and intelligent tools and technologies that are rapidly emerging. These developments have expanded the possibilities of taking e-learning to great heights more than ever. They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. Here is a quick look at the top 11 disruptive technologies that we expect to lead the next great e-learning revolution!

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

You won’t feel like you’re slacking off because you’re learning!) This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. In this webcast, ATD Master Trainer and ATD International Conference back-by-popular-demand speaker Sardek Love will show you how to: Effectively apply what you learned at ATD 2018 to your daily practice. What about mash-ups?

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Open Source Systems – That have to be 100% free to be considered. Extended Enterprise – System must have e-comm, multi-tenet – fully skinnable, additional functionality. Emerging Technology (Innovative) – Systems that incorporates innovative features or components ahead of the curve; and it works – clearly the key here. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year.

Commonly Used Training Evaluations Models: A Discussion with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Convergence Training

Will Thalheimer is of the most respected learning researchers out there. And that’s especially true when it comes to issues regarding learning evaluation. We were excited to be able to talk with Dr. Thalheimer about four common learning evaluation models, and we’ve got the recorded video for you below. If you prefer your learning evaluation information in written form, just scroll down for the transcript of our discussion. learning maximizer s.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

Plug-and-Play eLearning

Breakthrough eLearning

Silly me; I thought I would bring up a blank page on my computer, write and format something, click a button, and be up and running. Even with the advent of user-friendly HTML editors, you still required some IT support and guidance to get something up on a web site that worked and looked half-decent. Sure, there are open source learning management systems such as Moodle and The Sakai Project that bring the cost barrier down.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad).