Build a Learning Portal Using WordPress

eLearning Weekly

I’ve written before about learning portals and how they can be a great way to improve access to learning materials for users. I wanted to provide a more in-depth post that shows how you can create your own learning portal using the freely available content management system, WordPress. So, let’s get started… Refresher: What is a portal? It may display upcoming classes, online courses, job aids, programs, links to web sites, etc.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

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One vendor asked if you wanted to learn more about their product and sent you to their help desk to notify them of errors or issues with their system (hmm, not likely to buy one from these guys). Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style. A surprisingly number of vendors who offer some form of social learning, whether it is the minimum – a FB like page, micro-blog, even some form of app sharing or collaborative tool, do not have any social media on their site.

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SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Is there someone out who would want to learn what you can teach them? billion mark by 2020 and as per the forecasts of Research and Markets, the global e-learning market will grow over $325 Billion by 2025. There are different major options for marketing your e-learning platform.

Benefits of moving your online learning platform to the Cloud

TalentLMS

And, more specifically, is moving your online learning platform to the Cloud a good idea? Besides, with TalentLMS ’ support for blended learning you can easily combine traditional and online learning sessions, in those few cases where there’s a legitimate need for the former (e.g.

Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. You can host it on your server or on an outside server (can also be seen as a con). If you host on an outside server, many will install it ahead of time for you and have the experience in doing so. APIs and mashups – which is really can expand Moodle to the next level of learning.

Elearning course software: 6 things to consider

Elucidat

Use of learning software in organizations is set to more than triple over the next few years, so it’s crucial to get your elearning course software choice right. Digital learning enables you to track employee engagement with learning, shares, drop-off points, user comments and much more.

Encore – Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

The new article on a side note: focuses on emerging technology, but with a twist – something vendors in any e-learning space should be doing or exploring, but have not yet. I want to make something very clear – Moodle and other open source LMSs, Learning Portals, CMSs, etc. Moodle: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment. You can host it on your server or on an outside server (can also be seen as a con). E-Learning 24/7.

The A-Z of eLearning Acronyms (with bonus explanations from experts)

TalentLMS

Rhonda DeYoung, Senior Learning Experience Designer, Anthem, Inc. ADDIE is a tried and true method for making a training house a learning home.”. Content is then delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS). Used to create, manage, and maintain learning content.

Training from 10 to 10,000: Organizing your training with Branches in eFrontPro

eFront

A branch is the name eFrontPro gives to an independent, uniquely branded and configured, eLearning portal that’s separate from your main eLearning portal, but is still created and managed from your eFrontPro subscription. Who doesn’t like a good branch?

7 Must-See Corporate Induction And Onboarding Training Examples Featuring Strategies That Work

Adobe Captivate

In this article, through 7 examples, I show you how an online or blended approach can enable you to create corporate induction and onboarding training programs that will help you induct your new employees effectively and swiftly. Higher engagement quotient and sticky learning experience.

How Docebo 7.7 Helps You Amplify Digital Learning Experience to Produce Better Learning Outcomes

Docebo

To understand how technology will change the way people learn for the better, we must reflect as to how technology is changing the way we live. Today, we are one step closer to the personalized and automated learning experiences both learners and admins desire so deeply.

The 5 Most Essential LMS Security Features

TalentLMS

Whether you’re doing online corporate training or selling commercial training courses, the security of your eLearning portal is something you should take very seriously. your learning portal) can be broken into and/or have their operation disrupted.

What Can You Expect in 2013?

CLO Magazine

Apps, videos and more sophisticated blended learning and collaboration schemes are just a few of the learning trends to watch and implement in the next year. Several trends will drive performance and development in 2013, and learning leaders will need to strategize for mobility. With mobility, learning and work are not conducted in isolation. ” Other organizations may look to QR codes to enable geo-specific learning. There are also social learning games.

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

A trend that is happening in the LMS market more so than in the other e-learning markets, is the failure to follow their path of success. While there is nothing wrong with seeking the golden goose, and even catching it a few times, if you do not have the server bandwidth to do so, nor the internal support and capabilities to handle it, how long do you think they will remain? So, you now have an open marketplace with a social learning twist to it. Mobile Learning and Tablets.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Active Learning. Active learning is a strategy focused on encouraging learners to actively participate in training. Examples of active learning activities include practical tasks and problem-solving conducted in small groups. ADL (Advanced Distributed Learning).

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

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access a LMS or Learning Portal out of the workplace. Social Learning. Mobile Learning.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other. FSU has an amazing program.

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

eLearning 24-7

In the webinar, I brought up how LMS vendors were themselves perpetuating the myth of the bad things of social media (which is a necessary component of social learning), so, rather than identify the facts and data to potential clients who are concerned about social media and thus social learning, they instead do not include it in their system. Majority of employees access a LMS or Learning Portal out of the workplace. Social Learning. Mobile Learning.