Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. Join me as I talk with DE Executive Director, Candee Chambers and VP of Membership Engagement, Jen Bernhardt about how they’ve created a modern learning portal that will grow with their organization’s needs. That’s why we just launched DE Academy , a learning portal that provides digital access to our expertise, on-demand.

How HR Chatbots Can Improve Employee Self-Service Portals

Infopro Learning

Employee self-service portals allow team members to complete a variety of basic tasks, from personal data updates to time tracking and time off requests, without involving HR personnel or human interaction. They can also empower employees to complete training and continuing education requirements online, minimizing the time that these projects take away from each employee’s task list. To be effective, however, an employee self-service portal needs to be user-friendly.

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5 excellent learning portal examples for training employees


Learning portals are becoming an increasingly popular choice for organizations that want to get elearning content to their learners, fast. So, let’s take a look at some great examples of elearning portals to give you a clearer idea of what could best suit your learners.

What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”

Association eLearning

It can be difficult to understand eLearning terms when they’re used interchangeably. Which is which and how do you know when to use them? For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. It sounds like they’re the same thing, right? Wrong. Are they similar?

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What is WCAG 2.0 and Why Does it Matter?

Association eLearning

WCAG 2.0 stands for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. Similar to Section 508, WCAG is the international standard for accessibility in web content created by The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Getting Started with Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Way back when I was just a marketing minion working in development at a nonprofit, I used to attend workshops and classes that would help me learn more about my industry. Although I didn’t join the associations that put these things on, I voraciously ate up the content they were offering, as often as my employer would allow me to attend. I have since moved on, from marketing minion to marketing maven, but have never forgotten the associations that taught me a thing or two.

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. I have some experience but there are new rules and regulations and I just can’t keep up. I could go back to school, but it’d be a huge burden to my family. Some certifications would go a long way toward getting me to my goal of getting the job and being able to eventually become a foreman, but you only offer the courses I need occasionally, and I’m not sure if I can grow at company X without them. What can I do?

White-labeling Your Training Portal: The What, Why And How


To “white-label” an online service (in our case, your online training portal), simply means to put your own logo and branding on it. With a good white-label LMS it should be trivial to drastically alter the look and feel of your training portal, and have it fully respect your corporate identity. (We’ll We’ll get back to this in the next section, where we’ll see how easy it is to white-label your TalentLMS portal).

ICAAP eLearning Portal for CME

Association eLearning

Primary activities include advocacy on behalf of children, families, and health professionals in Illinois; providing continuing medical education (CME) and other resources for pediatricians, pediatric specialists, and other child health care providers; and collaboration with other state organizations and agencies on programs and projects that improve the health and well-being of children. Download the ICAAP Medical Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF.

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Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. Some people of course might ask why I would take the time to do this – Project is a great tool, one that many PMs would swear is worth its weight in gold (and judging by the sticker price, they’re not far off). Timelines and Tasks: Zoho Projects.

Q&A: Maryland Historical Society


Katie Brown, Digital Projects Specialist at the Maryland Historical Society. CourseArc chatted with Katie Brown, Digital Projects Specialist at the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS), to see how MdHS has pivoted operations in response to the worldwide pandemic.

Why You Should Adopt Learning Portals For Employee Engagement

EI Design

Learning portals are a great fit for formal training, performance support, and social learning. Learning Portals: Why You Should Adopt Them To Boost Employee Engagement. Learning portals are repositories that have various learning resources ranging from online courses, assets for performance support , and other supporting learning aids. Why You Should Adopt Learning Portals For Employee Engagement? Learning portals achieve this and more.

7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

You will need some sort of portal to put your courses into, which is commonly referred to as a Learning Management System or LMS. 3: What is the projected ROI? If you’re not sure how to project your ROI, try using an ROI calculator. But just in case, know who is doing what, what the chain of command for this project is going to be, and who reports to whom. You’ve decided that it’s time to move your courses online.

Thanks everyone for making Adobe eLearning Community the #1 portal in the eLearning space!

Adobe Captivate

Adobe eLearning Community is listed as the top eLearning portal on – NowComms. Thanks everyone for making Adobe eLearning Community the #1 portal in the eLearning space. The Adobe elearning community turns 1 year old this month. The journey so far has been inclusive and thought provoking, every member who has been a part of this journey so far, we would like to thank from the bottom of our hearts.

7 Tips To Create Learning Portals For Employee Training That (Actually) Work

EI Design

If you are looking for ways to create engaging learning experiences that motivate learners to come back for more, learning portals for employee training are a must-have. In this article, I share 7 tips to create learning portals that actually work. How To Create Effective Learning Portals For Employee Training. Learning portals for employee training are among the approaches that can be used to achieve these mandates. Best practices (Project Management).

Q&A: Maryland Historical Society


Katie Brown, Digital Projects Specialist at the Maryland Historical Society. CourseArc chatted with Katie Brown, Digital Projects Specialist at the Maryland Historical Society (MdHS), to see how MdHS has pivoted operations in response to the worldwide pandemic.

Best LMS Tools to Design Interactive Training Content


It is a responsively-designed elearning authoring using which content developers can work on projects through storyboarding and exporting courses. It is one of the most popular authoring tools which is used to develop training content for LMS portals. LMS learning management system tool lms design lms portal lms support lms toolsA lot of businesses today are shifting towards delivering training via learning management systems.

Sales Team Portal for Content and Expert Access

Tony Karrer

I wanted to share some discussions I've recently had around an interesting project where the company provided the sales team a collaboration, content distribution and expert access portal. And a big part of the genesis for the project was when an executive was asked by a colleague about where to go to find a particular piece of information. They really felt they needed more of a portal. They looked at several different portal options and chose OutStart Participate.

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Silveright Online Learning Resource Portal

Take an e-Learning Break

You may never decide to be a Silverlight developer - but check out this portal for ideas for your own training. There's a roadmap for development and learning: [link] The site including a variety of activities, videos, whitepapers, recommended books, hands-on labs as well as a community area for developers to upload their own projects and a Q&A forum area.

How To Improve Online Collaboration In eLearning Projects

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I’ll share 6 top tips to streamline the online collaboration in eLearning Projects. 6 Top Tips To Improve Online Collaboration In eLearning Projects. Even in situations where they have a single office, they may have separate eLearning projects. eLearning projects may run simultaneously, and one process may interrupt another. eLearning Project Management is essential to find an effective way of keeping eLearning course development on track.

Test Your Knowledge on ‘Responsive Project’

Adobe Captivate

Unless & until, you have really developed multiple responsive projects, you will have tough time to clear the Exam. Special thanks to Legend Lieve Weymeis as her blog([link] & her posts on Adobe community portal has helped me creating many interesting Questions on ‘Responsive Design’. The post Test Your Knowledge on ‘Responsive Project’ appeared first on eLearning. Captivate Test created in Captivate! Here is Test on Captivate 2019.

Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option

Association eLearning

Association eLearning Blog Association Management eLearning Featured Posts Project Management Strategic Planning association association education association elearning association learning Association LMS association LMSs association online education elearning for associations learning management system learning management systems lms LMS selection member education portal online education Online Learning Online Member Education open source open source lms top lms

Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS

Association eLearning

Selecting an LMS can be a very involved process. First you have to understand the requirements of multiple stakeholders. What do the users need? What does the administrator need? What kind of reporting is required to monitor content use? Once you have narrowed the list of vendors that seem to fit your needs, watched demos to see the Learning Management System functionality, and narrowed the field, then comes the reference checking.

Project ASK by AMER SPORTS: Partnering to Promote Learning

Learning Wire

Discover how CrossKnowledge and Amer Sports successfully launched Project ASK, a learning program designed to develop managers and create a community of learning throughout the entire Group. Project ASK: The Amer Sports Case Study.

ASAE Annual Conference 2015

Association eLearning

With less than 2 weeks remaining until the year’s most highly anticipated gathering of association and nonprofit professionals, Digitec Interactive has some exciting news! We’ll be unveiling our newest version of the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System, Knowledge Direct 7 Beta, at the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition. For the last 3 years we’ve been vetting technology, surveying the analysts, and asking the learning community, “How can we transform learning?

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

SaaS stands for Software as a Service. It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. So, when an LMS provider say they have a SaaS LMS, they’re really saying we offer a cloud LMS. Cloud meaning accessed through the internet, available on demand, anytime, anywhere. How does it work? The client subscribes to the software rather than licensing it outright and running it on their own servers.

What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

Keep that brand recognition going on all platforms your learners use including your LMS with the ability to brand your portal. Digitec Interactive is a full-service learning management provider offering: Project Management, IT, Content Design, Consulting, and the Knowledge Direct LMS. Let’s say you’re an association. You want to start delivering online courses for certification and credentialing for your members.

ADOBE ROBOHELP: In Search of RoboHelp Use Cases

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe is looking for examples of RoboHelp projects out in the real world. If you've used RoboHelp to create any of the following, Adobe would like to hear from you: Knowledge Bases/Self-Service Portals. Send your name, project details, and a link to the output on your public-facing website or portal to techcomm@adobe.com Online Help (including In-App Help). Policies & Procedures. Micro Content for Chatbots/Virtual Assistants.

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Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

Learning companies like ours have been pushing the idea of “bite-sized learning chunks” through a performance support system or learning portal for quite some time, too. On so many of our large training projects, there is a real need for an attractive, easy-to-use, online solution that delivers dynamic content to different user groups, that doesn’t require the entire training budget to implement. social learning augmented reality Grockit learning portal Learnist LMS

Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. Association Management eLearning Learning Management Systems Project Management Strategic Planning Tips & Tricks association LMSs eLearning Guild learning management system Learning Solutions Conference LMS selection member education portal request for proposal switch LMSs white paper

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7 Skills Every Marketing Project Manager Must Master

Your Training Edge

According to a study , project management software enhances team communication to the maximum. Therefore, it is essential to adopt a robust marketing project management software for marketing managers to coordinate the activities of their teams and track their progress. Numerous project management tools available for running data analytics and data visualization are increasingly employed by marketing professionals. “An amazing invention, but who would ever want to use one?”

Shifting From Public to Project-Based Programmes with Instructor-led Training

Arlo Training & Events Software

It’s also advantageous to give your customers an easy way to get visibility of their staff’s learning journeys, through a portal or similar tool. Portals and certification management tools allow businesses to have greater visibility over their staff or team’s learning needs.

Digitec Publishes Association LMS Selection White Paper

Association eLearning

The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. Association Management Budgets and ROI eLearning eLearning News Learning Management Systems Project Management Strategic Planning Tips & Tricks association elearning association learning association LMSs learning management system LMS selection lms white paper member education portal request for proposal Selecting an LMS is a big decision for any organization.

Maximize Your Learning Platform’s Potential With These Integrations


Integrating your learning platform with payment and e-commerce portals gives you quicker and safer options for selling your learning content and securely receiving payments.

Corporate Learning Portal and Filter

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I know many, many corporate training folks who agree that the small committee style project work we do is considerably dumbed down, with all of the creativity sucked out, because of compromising and bending to satisfy every stakeholder who wants their hands in the pie. The learning desktop, the corporate portal, the communities of practice, the self-publishing SMEs, will automate us right out of a job. Again, Tony helps me clarify my thoughts. Thanks Tony. (I

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013. Association Management Budgets and ROI Content Authoring eLearning Learning Management Systems Member Engagement & Retention Project Management Strategic Planning Tips & Tricks association elearning association learning elearning development elearning roi learning management system non dues revenue online course offerings roi roi calculator A major issue in the news lately is the “skills-gap” problem. A recent U.S.

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design


As instructional designers create eLearning courses, they must perform a variety of jobs to deliver the final product, including (but not limited to): Project Management. Even if you’re a “star performer” who can do it all, the extensive scope of some projects coupled with pressing deadlines often requires additional assistance. As a Team Lead, you can manage and administer various tasks and deadlines within the entire project.

8 web design myths that eLearning portal managers fall for (part 2)


Welcome to the second installment of the series, in which our fearless myth-busting team is back to tackle a few more of those pesky web design myths that eLearning portal managers fall for. Your job, as an eLearning portal designer, is not to make the webpage look good or to express yourself. See also myth #1 in the previous post about whether “Web design is about making your eLearning portal pretty”).

The Importance of Alliances

eLearning Brothers

The technical advancements of the last decade offer exciting new ways to deliver content and create truly innovative solutions: social networking, search engines, portals, data analytics, xAPI protocols, advanced mobile, augmented and virtual reality, and the list gets more and more interesting. After eight months the project was on the verge of failure because the providers could not consistently align. Today’s learning ecosystem is expanding.

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Surviving the Millennial Apocalypse: Party Like It’s 1999

eLearning Brothers

We now have multi-device capabilities, social networking, embedded performance support systems, virtual reality, dynamic portals, xAPI analytics, gaming, powerful search engines, and (finally) really good user-generated content! Developer Resources eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources Project Management Resources ResourcesMuch has been written about the changing demographic of our workforce, along with the changing landscape of learning techniques.