Top Social Learning LMS Features

Talented Learning

In 2016, most people are accustomed to social media and the conventions associated with profiles, friends, posts, liking and sharing. But how are these new social business behaviors influencing social learning features of today’s learning management systems (LMS)? We wanted to find out, so we surveyed 74 diverse LMS vendors about the social learning functionality available in their platforms. In reality, this social LMS feature set was all sales sizzle.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on expensive web banners and ads in industry newsletters, spend an hour each day sharing the word about your new eLearning offering on social networks. With Facebook Ads you decide who sees your posts and how much you spend.

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Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

Social learning. Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social at the member, group or content level?

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

It comprises stimulating discussions with industry experts and product evangelists on emerging trends in the learning landscape. Learnnovators: In this age where PR has greatly transformed with the power of social media networking, how significant is it still for organizations to rely on external professional PR services such as yours vis-à-vis building in-house PR capability to build brand and customer relationships? Social learning and curation.

How the Q&A Model Increases E-Learning Engagement

ICDTranslation

People always search for new information and the internet is one of the easiest ways to receive an answer to your question. With time, Q&A services gained a lot of popularity and people started logging directly into such sites to get an answer they need. Answers, and social media such as Twitter or Facebook. . A community-based Q&A model – this is a form of knowledge-based community, where people search for personalized answers.

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What’s New in Adobe Captivate Prime

Adobe Captivate

LinkedIn Learning Connector. This is a huge new functionality for learning administrators and content creators who want to formalize or control the search terms associated with their learning content. Just go to Admin: Settings: General and select ‘Product Terminology.’ LinkedIn Learning Connector. An additional new connector puts the power of LinkedIn Learning in your hands. This week Adobe launched the latest updates to Adobe Captivate Prime LMS.

How To Use Green Screen In Your Marketing Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

It is a post-production effect that allows video editors to replace backgrounds and insert footage or images into their scenes. Many companies use green screen to produce informative product videos, company updates and more. Don’t take yourself too seriously (even if it’s a serious video) and your production is sure to be more relatable to the masses. In fact, you have probably seen examples of these short marketing videos in your Facebook feed.

How to Create a DIY Green Screen Video Effect

TechSmith Camtasia

It is a post-production effect that allows video editors to replace backgrounds and insert footage or images into their scenes. Many companies use green screen to produce informative product videos, company updates and more. Don’t take yourself too seriously (even if it’s a serious video) and your production is sure to be more relatable to the masses. Give it a try and let us know how it goes on Twitter or Facebook.

Improving Informal Learning

Big Dog, Little Dog

Two recent posts got my attention -- Tony Karrer's Reduce Searching Start Talking and Harold Jarche's Effective knowledge sharing. After all, we know that we have highly detailed processes that must be learned in order to ensure that our customers receive the correct product and service, compliance and safety issues, plus the development programs our leaders want to implement. The second reason why informal learning is less efficient is that searches often end in failure.

SAAS LMSs and Vendor Client Lists Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Options 1) Go on Linkedin and post the question about the vendor and ask for feedback, good or bad. 2) Contact the person who runs the department via Linkedin. You have a client list, so type in the company name on the People search and filter. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). Options 1) Go on Linkedin and post the question about the vendor and ask for feedback, good or bad. 2) Contact the person who runs the department via Linkedin. You have a client list, so type in the company name on the People search and filter. What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.

How to Create Relevant Training: An Interview with Bob Pike

TechSmith Camtasia

A lot of people that we talk to and hear from aren’t necessarily trainers, but they end up in that job of doing training. And the number one reason people stop watching a video is that it doesn’t provide the information they were looking for.

SEO For Course Creators and Membership Site Owners with Lindsay Halsey of Pathfinder SEO

LifterLMS

Lindsay shares what she has found to be the two common solutions to getting found on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Lindsay recommends the tool AnswerThePublic that allows you to find what people search for based off of keywords to help you better position your content. And the other solution is DIY, where you bridge together courses, tools, and a lot of sweat equity to try to help get your site more visibility in the search engines.

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