The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS). Social learning is a growing trend. Community platforms are already being used for learning objectives.

New to TechSoup: Litmos Learning Management System

Tech Soup Blog

The Litmos learning management system (commonly known as an LMS) lets you create online courses and host them on Litmos' website. If your organization produces educational materials, you can offer them online either for a fee or at no charge. Managing Learners.

Four Things to Consider When Choosing a Learning Management System

NTEN

If your mission includes an educational aspect, a learning management system could be your cup of tea, but which flavor is right for you? With the rise in popularity of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), online learning technologies and practices have moved into the mainstream; nonprofits are building e-learning sites to expand service reach, improve service quality, and reduce training costs. Aaron Winters. Director of Technology and Operations.

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

SocialFish

This article originally appeared on the Avectra blog with the title, Association Learning Communities Offer More than MOOC. One of those articles, The Big Idea That Can Revolutionize Higher Education: MOOC , was written by Laura McKenna for The Atlantic. Learning in the digital age.

Google Says Pearson's New Learning System Is 'Not a Shared Product' - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

Google Says Pearson's New Learning System Is 'Not a Shared Product' - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education : But other than routine help it gives to any app in its marketplace, Google is not directly involved with the new learning-management system, and Google officials say they have no plan to jump into developing learning software.

Social Network Management Systems?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Network Management Systems? Elgg, a LAMP(hp) project, started it’s life as a learning platform with social network features, but has transmorgrified into a social network platform with learning features. at 10:31 am Art Social Networking - Network Management Systems Zen and the Art of | Artist Days 11.03.08

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Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

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What is competency-based learning and how would it work? A competency-based model involves creating learning journeys around high-need roles within an industry. For each competency, the association education specialist creates an assessment.

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

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What is competency-based learning and how would it work? A competency-based model involves creating learning journeys around high-need roles within an industry. For each competency, the association education specialist creates an assessment. Industry Insider Social Learning

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How Are Associations Using Learning Technologies?

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How are YOU using learning technologies in your organization? . Their annual survey is aimed at any organization that provides educational products and experiences for its members, whether online or off, more or less formal. microlearning and sustaining learning).

Signals - Stoplights for student success

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

France mentioned some cool education technology that had been developed at Purdue, called Signals - Stoplights for student success. But, the weight of evidence is that they can associate learning management system data with an increased likelihood of failure, and then intervene. At the STS meeting in Kyoto, I had the pleasure of meeting France Córdova, the president of Purdue University.

Resources to Sharpen Your Technology Training Skills

Tech Soup Blog

When you work at a nonprofit or public library, it might feel like you constantly need to learn new skills to stay on top of emerging technology and adoption. Learn how to implement and conduct effective tech training for your nonprofit or library staff!

Social Media Software + Silos=Trouble

SocialFish

Whether it’s social media monitoring, social media management, social CRM, community platforms, social media measurement, the bottom line is that every company seemingly wants a piece of the social media pie.

You Asked for It! TechSoup Launches Online Training for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

Learn the basics of implementing and conducting effective tech training in TechSoup's Tech Training for Nonprofit and Library Staff 101. What You'll Learn. Introduce you to how to manage technology change in your organization.

What are learning platforms?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology What are learning platforms? Nonprofits have become intimately familiar with Content Management Systems (CMS). Some, especially those that are very content/document heavy, have become familiar with Document Management Systems (DMS). What they might not be so familiar with are Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Ask Britt: Using Twitter to Answer, "What Tools Can I Use to Teach Classes Online?"

Have Fun - Do Good

NancyWhite of Full Circle Associates suggested using a Google Group , a blog, or Moodle, a free, open source course management system. askbritt online classroom learning education career advice.

Training Your Staff: Online Alternatives

Tech Soup Blog

Each of the solutions, such as online conferencing, recorded seminars, screencasts, and learning management systems, utilize the Internet to take the common job training seminar and keep it on location, saving time, energy, and money. Each method has its own set of advantages when it comes to educating your staff. Idealware , a partner of TechSoup's recently posted an article addressing how to train staff in simpler, more cost-effective ways.

Two Truths and a Lie: TechSoup New Products Edition

Tech Soup Blog

Litmos is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS). Little Green Light is a cloud-based donor management system designed for nonprofits. OneNFP Financials has reporting and donor management features tailored to nonprofit needs.

What are Learning Platforms? | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About What are Learning Platforms? By Michelle Murrain , September 15, 2008 Nonprofits have become intimately familiar with Content Management Systems (CMS). What they might not be so familiar with are Learning Management Systems (LMS).