The Concept of Microlearning

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Today, we will evaluate microlearning and the potential it carries in reference to bolstering a learning program. Microlearning is a brief (less than 5 minute) learning component with a focus on a very particular learning object (specifically a skill, behavior, or compliance piece). However, with the migration of learnings to more accessible on the go mobile learning (mLearning) platforms such as phones and tablets, their need becomes a bit more noticeable.

Elearning vs Classroom Training – Let’s Understand Their Pros and Cons

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However, the debate on the effectiveness of eLearning compared to classroom training is often a subject of interest among learning and training professionals. Let’s understand the pros and cons of both eLearning and classroom training: Learning Context: One of the main differences between eLearning and classroom training is that classroom training allows learners to actively interact, engage with instructors and other fellow learners.

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Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur

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In the vastness that is the LMS market, there are two clear market segments; referring of course to the Academic and Corporate Learning Management Systems. This groundwork includes the ability to house, execute, and reward learning in either environment. This is most identifiable in how the LMS presents itself and how the learnings are organized in each environment. The possibilities are quite enticing when discussing the corporate learning community.

How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing

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How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing. This post is written based on my personal understanding and could reflect deficiencies experienced in my own personal learning process. To begin we should evaluate what a younger version of myself experienced in the learning process. I used to think it was based on my ability to learn. Teachers used my IQ to recommend me for advanced courses, and such avenues awarded me the ability to attempt learning more difficult topics.

Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable?

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Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable? Mobile Learning has been a cool shining beacon in the learning industry for quite a while now. But with new technologies, sometimes you have to stop and ask yourself, is it just being used for the sake of the media itself, or is it actually adding to my blended learning portfolio? Why Mobile learning is actually worth its grain of salt. Why should I want to participate in this learning exercise?

How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS

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Your learning program has been managing itself for years, or at least that’s what your boss thinks. You spend a ridiculous amount of time organizing and determining methods of learning dispersal among personnel within your organization. A Learning Management System Means… More Time. Learning programs are resource intensive. The cost of the learning management system aside, an LMS is basically like hiring a full-time planner for your learning program.

The Ultimate Benefit of Learning Management Systems

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The Ultimate Benefit of Learning Management Systems. The Benefits of a Learning Management System (LMS) are quite wide and can contain everything from basic functionality to cool recently implemented features. LMS are not only for E-learning activities! When establishing an appropriate blended learning strategy and increasing departmental efficiency, the LMS should be the first place you look. Who needs additional learning?

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

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Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves. Learning is a fairly nebulous industry. How to safeguard your users’ learning experience. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are the foundation of the learning process.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

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Because association education programs are based on industry standards, the learning outcomes are consistent and it is easy for employers to recognize the validity of skills and competencies achieved. To address the different skills and competencies required by employers, often associations provide a more diverse offering of formal and informal learning experiences through conferences, mentoring, webinars, blended learning, online courses and networking.

Why we need Learning Management Systems

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Why We Need Learning Management Systems. Have you found yourself fighting your way through the learning and development market without a guide? As to not shroud this document with bias, I have taken the liberty of pulling the dictionary.com definition of a Learning Management System, which appears below: noun. Be that as it may, nothing can compare to a well-established LMS in regards to the immediate impact of organizing learnings within your environment.

2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS presented to WBT Systems Ltd. and Miele & Cie. KG by eLearning Journal

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The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie. The enterprise LMS solution provides standardized training and automation of learning administration, which facilitates the country-specific business models of Miele & Cie. A Global Solution – Integrated Enterprise Learning Management System . WBT provides TopClass, the flexible learning platform.

70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

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Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. It appears that the work of a learning professional is never done. In order to establish an effective learning program, there must be a great consideration for the future needs of the day to day business, and the workforce themselves. Learning is a fairly nebulous industry. How to safeguard your users’ learning experience. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are the foundation of the learning process.

The Future of the LMS

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The future is bright and full of potential technical advancement, included somewhere within that progression is a small segment for Learning Management Systems and how they are already trending towards something completely different. In the Learning and Development world training has migrated from solely instructional and self-taught. To completely accessible without time requirement, electronic, as well as mobile learning platforms. E-Learnings.

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features

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Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features. A few months ago we explored Mobile Learning and whether or not it is viable , today we provide an infographic of the benefits and features of Mobile Learning at a glance. Mobile Learning is a newer component of the blended learning mix and is constantly evolving into something more robust. Text of Infographic: Why is Mobile Learning so Effective? Mobile Learning Infographic.

Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

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Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person. Ensuring members are engaged in learning is a key challenge for associations. Enable Members to Take Control of Their Own Learning.

The 3 C’s of Social Learning for Associations

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The 3 C’s of social learning for associations will help you decide what approach works best for your association members when incorporating social learning into the design of education programs. What is Social Learning? Social media is a part of social learning and extends opportunities to connect with the wider member community, but social learning does not just consist of sharing content to social media. How is Social Learning relevant to Associations? .

Educating Medical Personnel: New Book Reviews CPD Topics

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Full disclosure: Web Courseworks, the company Dr. Hicken and myself work for, has developed a learning management platform specific to delivering online professional development for associations, including the AAMC, medical and health professions societies, and CPD departments. Sachdeva, which provides an excellent review of both high fidelity simulations and case based learning where instructors are able to view a learners decision making skills.