18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Welcome to our 4th annual LMS and learning systems “Trends” post! As fiercely independent learning technology analysts, we think a trend isn’t just a fleeting idea that comes and goes like fashion, or a social media hashtag. A trend should matter to any buyer, seller or user of learning technology who wants to make ongoing, intelligent and informed choices. It directly affects learning technology buyers and sellers. 1 Good Sales Help Wanted!

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. Last month, I published a mid-year learning technology trends update. In other words, I’m most interested in learning solutions designed for business customers and channel partners, association members, continuing education participants and the public-at-large. Interest in learning systems remains strong.

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10 Ways to Lose at Selling Learning Systems: For LMS Vendors

Talented Learning

It’s hard to believe nearly two years have passed since I last shared tips for selling learning systems. This year, in addition to launching “The Talented Learning Show” podcast, writing 20 in-depth articles, hosting 5 webinars and developing several commissioned industry reports, we’ve been up to our eyeballs in an endless series of comprehensive LMS selection assignments. The LMS Sales Process: What Counts? LMS vendors, I owe you a post.

Is Open Source Ready for Extended Enterprise Learning?

Talented Learning

You may know me as an independent learning systems consultant. But I’m also a recovering LMS sales guy. I learned a lot during those years. Early open source learning systems were viable for academic applications. WANT TO LEARN MORE?

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Today is a banner day for extended enterprise education , because today we’re unveiling the new face of learning systems excellence – The 2019 Talented Learning Awards! As outlined last month , we’re simplifying the way we honor the best learning systems by focusing on two key extended enterprise categories: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: Business-oriented solutions targeting external audiences such as customers, channel partners, suppliers and contractors.

Avoiding the LMS Overkill

QuoDeck

This requirement for learning has spawned the multi-billion-dollar Learning Management System (LMS) industry. Because you might just end up with a system that is nightmarish to implement and, altogether, too complex for your audience to use. The truth is that given the size of the target base, experience with learning systems and the complexity of training to be administered, enterprises have different learning requirements at different points in time.

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Free L&D webinars for May 2020

Limestone Learning

We’re getting creative about how we communicate, sourcing new tools and strategies, and more than ever now, leveraging online learning. This informal learning trend is unlikely to change soon, so training professionals need to find a way to address it.

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VR is it on Life Support for L&D?

eLearning 24-7

I remember presenting a seminar at ATD, I think it was 2017 on immersive learning tied around AR, VR and MR. Then in 2018 the floodgates opened at ATD started to have quite a few sessions on VR. eLearning Guild ended their mobile learning show and jumped over to one on immersive learning (with many sessions on VR). . Numerous publications cited these companies with VR for learning. VR – Immersive Learning with Other Tools. Cost is unknown.

The Technology Award

CLO Magazine

The Technology Award is for learning executives who have delivered new and unique applications of emerging technology to employee learning and development. It focuses on the training and development of MetLife and partner sales associates through learning and performance solutions. The Distribution Academy comprises an online core curriculum, a sales curriculum and practical practice of executing a sales task, among others.

The 19 Best Learning Management System (for 2021)

learnWorlds

Having said that, learning management systems (LMSs) are dominating the online learning industry. 1 What is a Learning Management System (LMS)? 4 Best Examples of Learning Management Software6. Best Examples of Learning Management Software.

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

This webcast will help you navigate the crowded landscape, focus on the leadership development activities that will have the greatest impact, and learn how to incorporate them into your regular routine. Monday, March 4, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Engaging E-Learning (Core 4 Webcast) (Free for ATD members) We all know that engaging e-learning requires very specific design and planning to maximize the engagement between the attendee and content.

Australian Online Training Best Practice Guide for Regulators and RTO’s

ENROLO

This white paper is intended to provide, policy writers, authors of units of competency, regulators and online training providers with integrity measures that must be in place to ensure the integrity of online learning outcomes. The Future of Online Learning. High integrity online training costs. 4.2 A system for monitoring cheating. 5.1 Volume of Learning. 5.1.1 Minimum learning time. The Future of Online Learning. Volume of Learning.

Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

Then they asked their community in late 2020 what they’d like to see in the next summit, and they had an overwhelming response for a summit focused on learning. Stephen’s audience is really growing with K-12 audiences tapping more into what possibilities there are with online learning.

Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Over her career, she’s successfully produced events, created/delivered presentations to groups of 2 to 2000, managed people and projects (local to enterprise), designed/produced and facilitated learning (digital, virtual, live), led a Human Resources department, and coached students, professionals, and entrepreneurs. And what’s Modern Learning?

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

Surprised at the low number of LMS vendors here. This year, I looked at more products then before, and listened to more sales pitches then before – which is always a mixed bag. This is one of those blended learning solutions, I previously noted. The reason I say education/academia more so – is that it is geared towards synchronous based learning, which is used more than 95% in education/academia space. They are an online authoring system.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills. In this webcast, you’ll learn: The foundational communication principle to increase influence with others. Learn how to handle disruptive behaviour before it rears its ugly head! sales.

SCENARIOS ARE MINI DRAMAS…NOT A GLORIFIED Q & A.

Wonderful Brain

Too often, I visit learning that is frankly weak even if it has all the requisite objectives, structure, and guiding scaffold, e.g. ADDIE by example. Whether in Captivate, Articulate, or a full-blown Flash/HTML course too many learning experiences are dry to the mind, dull to the eye and dead to the ear. If this indicative of a general lack of imagination on the part of learning designers, ID’s or constraints place by clients it matters not. Medium Cost. High Cost.

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Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Ryan Tracey is an E‑Learning Manager in the Australian financial services industry. He is also an Editorial Board Member for eLearn Magazine , a moderator for #lrnchat , and the author of the E-Learning Provocateur blog. Ryan has worked in corporate e-learning for over a decade, following several years in the higher education market. He holds a Master’s degree in Learning Sciences and Technology from the University of Sydney. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

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. It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. In today’s fast-paced learning environments, the AGILE method is often seen as more efficient than ADDIE.