The Future of eLearning and Immersive Learning Environments

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Elearning continues to rapidly evolve as technologies such as gamification, immersive learning environments ( ILEs ), MOOCS, mobile learning and other modern training delivery methods penetrate the marketplace. What are immersive learning environments? They relearn even the simplest of tasks, like turning a wrench, underwater, to simulate the harsh low-gravity and airless environment of space. E-learning LMS eLL

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

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Why should adult learners concerned with career development consider Association eLearning programs as providing superior value and career opportunities? Convenience : Ability to access online courses at any time that is convenient to the learner, or to complete courses in the learner’s own time, for self-paced learning. Both free online courses and Association eLearning programs require a commitment in terms of the learner’s time.

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Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Do You know the Difference?

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However, the term gamification is often mixed up with another term known as game-based learning. Gamification is not a game and does not imply that learners will be playing video games and learn through it. Gamification is the technique of using game elements and mechanics in the learning environment. Let’s take a very simple example to understand how it exactly engages the learning audience. E-learning LMS elearning eLL

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

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Presentation of 2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS. KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems). 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.

Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

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In the Learning & Development world there has been a lot of buzz recently around content curation and the skills associated with being a curator. Most of this activity has been the domain of the membership department and the delivery is almost always on the “informal learning” side of the continuum. I call this: making the informal digital learning nuggets formal. Managing eLearning Marketing to Members associations curation elearning

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

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Dramatic changes have occurred in how learning is recognized, accredited and validated. A flexible, structured Digital Badge Strategy applied to your planned and existing online learning programs will help to validate your badging initiative – ensuring that you meet your learning and organisational goals. Often it is the intrinsic, on-the-job skills and best practices that are learned and applied that provide the most value and benefit.

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Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

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There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups. A poll of Association Adviser readers published this week seems to suggest that there might be a difference in preference for how learning is delivered among association members.

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? .

Why (and How) to Design Association Education for Young Professionals

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Fortunately, this generation has been studied like no other so we can confidently act upon what the research tells us, for example: When applying for a job, 59 percent of millennials say opportunities to learn and grow are extremely important to them. 40 percent of millennials are likely to change companies because they aren’t given the opportunity to learn and advance as quickly as they’d wish. On-demand, self-directed learning. Understand the value of spaced learning.

Guideline For Finding Your Organization’s Ideal LMS

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Want to deploy and maintain the e-learnings that you have spent so much time and effort to develop? Do you want to be able to create quality actionable e-learnings? Then you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS). LMS’s are an essential tool for all e-learning professionals. Choosing a Learning Management System is no easy task. How about, will it work within your pre-existent learning environment?

Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

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A learning community makes courses more engaging and enjoyable. The associations using our TopClass LMS can offer their online students the benefits of a learning community thanks to our integration with the Higher Logic online community platform. There is no better place than the Super Forum to meet other association professionals who manage online communities and to learn how to get improve the experience of your online community members.

What’s A Learning Experience Platform? The Essential Guide

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For years, the LMS has reigned supreme as the top learning platform for associations. However, as you begin searching for your association’s next solution, you’ll quickly come across a new option on the market— learning experience platforms (LXPs). What Does an eLearning Consultant Do?

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

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Your relationship with your organization’s Learning Management System is no different. If they are used to logging into your website to access learning resources, ensure that they can make use of Single-Sign-On so that they only have to remember one username and password. This stage of falling in love is where we begin to learn more about our LMS, where it begins to fulfill our hopes and expectations and our love and respect for it deepens.

PowerMyLearning: Free Online Education Games and Videos for Nonprofits and Libraries

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CFY was founded by Elisabeth Stock in 1999 with the mission of helping low-income students do better in school by improving their learning environments at home. Since then, the organization has partnered with hundreds of schools and provided digital learning resources to 50,000 families in five cities. It is designed not only to enhance instruction in the classroom, but also to extend learning beyond the classroom. to learn more or get a customized icon.

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?

The 6 Hottest Training Technologies That You Can’t Overlook

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Editor's Note: This blog was originally published in eLearning Industry in May 2016, and has been reproduced here with permission. It is redefining workforce learning methods and tools, allowing organizations to nurture their talent in the most effective way. is encouraging organizations to leverage mobile learning technologies for their workforce training. It’s estimated that the mobile learning industry will grow to over $37 billion by 2020.

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.

So You Want to Buy an LMS?

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During these calls it’s important to gather information from prospects about their learning environment and training challenges. This initial conversation is important because it allows Gyrus Systems to understand the prospect’s needs and to determine if the GyrusAim Learning Management System (LMS) solution we offer is a good fit for their organization. What types of learning do you provide? Instructor-led, eLearning, Mobile, third-party).

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.

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.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

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The best way to ready ourselves for this shifting environment is Continuous Learning. Continuous learning is an established persistent learning process, designed for bolstering the knowledge and skills of your workforce over time, and presents itself in many forms. Establishing a formal policy of Continuous Learning. This is the most important step in promoting a continuous learning environment.

LMS Branding – Beyond the Logo

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The goal of an LMS is to ultimately serve your learning base with the best possible learning environment. If you’re the latter of those options, you’ll be surprised to learn that a growing trend in organizations, is to mandate font types across all branded communications. The same thing could potentially go in an LMS environment, could this feature be interesting to you as a prospective user? How does your organization refer to learning objects?

What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry

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What Pokémon Go Means to the Learning Industry. So, how can this apply to the corporate learning environment? Pokémon Go is great as it is, however, the possibilities of new and more enthralling mLearnings are a real game changer for the learning industry. If your training arsenal consists of Instructor led training and elearnings and your user base is not as receptive to the teachings as they used to be, another option now exists.

Gyrus ranked as a Specialist in the 2018 Aragon Research Globe? for Corporate Learning

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Analyst firm Aragon Research positioned Gyrus as a ”Specialist” in the Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning. Gyrus Systems , a leader in the Learning Management Systems (LMS) industry, proudly announced today that analyst firm Aragon Research has recognized Gyrus as a ”Specialist” in the Aragon Research Globe™ for Corporate Learning, 2018.

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.