Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 6 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

In this week’s episode , Matt Harpold and Jon Aleckson interview Hope Liu , the Senior Director, Organizational Learning for the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. . It’s truly incredible what they have done within their learning platform.

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. In order to help organizations create “meaningful, truly impactful eLearning experiences”, eLearning Industry asked us to contribute our tips to help ensure a successful implementation from day one.

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Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ

.orgSource

Investing in a learning management system is no longer a choice. The post Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ appeared first on.orgSource. Uncategorized @orgcommunity @orgsource #assnconnect #assnconsult #association40 #elearning #LMS #orgsherry #sherryconnects

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 4 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

In episode 4 of Managing eLearning, Tobin Conley , certified association executive, describes how DelCor aligns technology strategy to association mission and goals. A major point of interest during the episode was underlining the key to sucess and lifelong learning.

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 5 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

AVMA also reached out to other associations who have been through or who were also going through the learning management platform development process. Want to learn more about digital transformation in the association space?

Why we need Learning Management Systems

Gyrus

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. Perhaps you are even a very developed company that has somehow managed to integrate education solutions into your corporate culture.

What Does an eLearning Consultant Do? The Complete Guide

Web Courseworks Associations

So, you’ve decided to invest in growing your association’s learning business to provide more value to members and bring in non-dues revenue. An eLearning consultant can help you answer this question and more. What does a learning consultant do? What is an eLearning consultant?

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? What are the basic elements an LMS for Associations must have to deliver effective, engaging member education and certification programs, while also simplifying the delivery of learning for administrators? Support Best Practice with eLearning Content Standards. Always make sure that the LMS supports both SCORM and AICC standards for eLearning content, at a minumum.

10+ Best eLearning Course Authoring Software Platforms

Web Courseworks Associations

There are many aspects you need to consider to ensure the success of your learning business. Your overall learning business strategy and tech tools such as your learning management system (LMS) and eCommerce tools work together to deliver content to your learners.

eLearning Pricing Models: 5 Ways to Price Your Courses

Web Courseworks Associations

Are you creating new eLearning courses to provide value to members and bring in revenue for your association’s learning business? At Web Courseworks , we provide professional services to help associations like yours position your learning business for success.

Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

We also understand that a Learning Management System is not a small purchase. Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. How are you evaluating your learning programs and where is that data going? What Distinguishes EvaluPac and CourseStage Learning Management System.

Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

We also understand that a Learning Management System is not a small purchase. Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. How are you evaluating your learning programs and where is that data going? What Distinguishes EvaluPac and CourseStage Learning Management System.

A SaaS-Based Approach in an eLearning System

Gyrus

A SaaS LMS is a learning management system available on the cloud. It is now considered the future of online learning solutions. Read the article to know how organizations are using the SaaS based approach for eLearning

Buy learning management system online at the best price

Gyrus

Why buy LMS learning management system from gyrus. We provide affordable eLearning solution which include the customized product to your customers with tools

Is Your Learning Management System (LMS) Tin Can Compliant?

Gyrus

Tin-Can API shows that Implementation of new eLearning standard With SCORM and the LMS applicationGyrusAim LMS is Experience API (Formerly Tin Can API) Compliant.

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The Compliance Learning Management System (LMS)

Gyrus

Last week Gyrus Systems earned a “Top 10” award from Talented Learning in the “ Best Employee Compliance LMS ” category. Gyrus Systems is pleased to have our efforts recognized by a well-respected organization like Talented Learning. According to Talented Learning, “ You can’t get away from where LMSs started. The more jurisdictions an organization does business within, the bigger the compliance management challenges they have.

Enhance eLearning Assessment to Maintain Learner Engagement

WBT Systems

One way to improve the learner experience is to aim to improve engagement in our eLearning assessment by addressing the variety and format of the questions and answers we use. Here, WBT Systems’ Lead User Experience and Design Architect, James Sheil , talks us through how to enhance eLearning assessments easily with multimedia. Using iFrames to Enhance eLearning Assessments. Any eLearning content creation tool which allows access to the underlying HTML code can be used.

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

WBT Systems

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.

LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

Certainly, you need the features and functionality your learners expect, and you need the administrative features and functionality that align with your existing technology and learning program. It’s important to ask questions that matter most to your eLearning success.

eLearning Industry ranked GyrusAim as # 7 in Top 20 LMS for User Experience

Gyrus

Gyrus Systems, a leader in the Learning Management Systems (LMS) industry, proudly announced today that it has been recognized as part of the top 20 LMS for User Experience by eLearning Industry Inc.

eLearning Industry ranked GyrusAim as # 3 in Top 20 LMS for Customer Experience

Gyrus

Gyrus Systems, a leader in the Learning Management Systems (LMS) industry, proudly announced today that it has been recognized as part of the top 20 LMS for Customer Experience by eLearning Industry Inc.

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

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.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content. There are a multitude of different tools available to instructional designers and eLearning developers, and it is important to consider which tools will help you to achieve the desired learning objectives and outcomes for your courses.

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5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager

Blue Sky eLearn

As the Director of Client Onboarding at Blue Sky eLearn, I have helped hundreds of a ssociation and c orporate client s implement their LMS. So, what have I learned from all of this? . With Blue Sky eLearn , your Onboarding Manager will guide through this! .

10 Benefits of Outsourcing Instructional Design for eLearning Programs

WBT Systems

Yet, many associations continue to have staff and volunteer subject matter experts (SMEs) design and develop online learning programs because that’s been the default mode of operation. To provide a more engaging and effective learning experience for your online students, consider outsourcing instructional design. These professional designed programs, grounded in learning theory and cognitive science, deliver the desired outcomes for their target audience. Learning technology.

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

Gyrus

Elearning is the new and inexpensive alternative to classroom training, which is becoming more popular and preferred method among organizations. However, the debate on the effectiveness of eLearning compared to classroom training is often a subject of interest among learning and training professionals. Some prefer the real-time interaction with an instructor while others like the flexibility brought by eLearning.

6 Tips on Attracting Learners to Your LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

From big annual meetings to short one-hour webinars, multi-step courses to micro-learning, make sure you are offering something for everyone. The post 6 Tips on Attracting Learners to Your LMS appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

The Future of eLearning and Immersive Learning Environments

Gyrus

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? The NASA learning environment is indeed immersive, but it’s real, not virtual. Incorporating ILE’s into eLearning and using it to train the workforce is truly a disruptive technology.

Going Virtual: What We’ve Learned Supporting 2000+ Virtual Events in 6 Months Part II

Blue Sky eLearn

In Part II of our Going Virtual: What We’ve Learned Supporting 2000+ Events in 6 Months series, we spoke with David Ditker, CEO of the Assistive Technology Industry Association came to talk to us while in the midst of preparing for his virtual conference. (If

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

Predictions for the next big trends in eLearning solutions started appearing before 2017 had even begun. With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? We know from over 20 years of partnering with associations to develop learning solutions, that associations have unique and specific needs regarding the creation and delivery of education programs.

Where to Host Your eLearning Catalog and eCommerce: AMS or LMS?

WBT Systems

During the selection and implementation of a learning management system (LMS), you have many decisions to make. But one decision often takes associations by surprise: Should you host your eLearning catalog and eCommerce on your LMS or on your association management system (AMS)? Where do you want members and customers to search for online learning programs and where do you want them to make their purchase (register/enroll)—in your LMS or in your AMS?

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

Many of these associations offer some form of professional development, continuing education, or training to both members and non-members, and increasingly this includes an online learning element. What type of education will you offer – conferences and seminars, blended learning, webinars, online courses, offline materials, or a mixture of all of these? Association LMS Buying Guide – from Talented Learning. Leadership through Blended Learning.

The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning

WBT Systems

One great way to do this is to look to your online education and certification programs – with your Association Learning Management System, generating non-dues revenue is easy! Not only does eLearning provide a valuable member service , leading to higher member retention rates, it can also generate an important additional source of non-dues revenue. Enable Ease of Access for a Positive Learning Experience. Encourage Participation in eLearning.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

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.

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? There are steps you can take to make sure you have the appropriate assets and knowledge base to make your eLearning Business a success. Here are the four main components that make an eLearning business thrive or dive. If you want a healthy eLearning curriculum for your learners you will want to focus your research and development on: Where is your eLearning content coming from?

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

Conferences can be a great place to do this, while also reconnecting with your peers, sharing experience, and learning about new ideas. We have also posted in the past about how to successfully market your association learning management system to appeal to members and potential members. Or do you need to refocus and refresh the brand story for your association learning programs? The post Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

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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Don’t Undervalue Association Training Programs!

WBT Systems

Many associations are guilty of devaluing online learning courses and webinars as there is typically less administration overhead and no hard costs associated with things like booking a room or organizing lunch, so the event is perceived as creating less of an impact. Online learning that is engaging and delivers important educational messages is every bit as powerful and effective as attending a classroom training event, so don’t be afraid to charge good money for it.

Don’t Ignore Non-Dues Revenue Potential of Digital Badges!

WBT Systems

We already know that not only does eLearning provide a valuable member service , leading to higher member retention rates, it can also generate an important additional source of non-dues revenue. In terms of the “next practices” for association eLearning, we think the greatest potential lies in digital badges , as a means of increasing both the value of education programs for members and the capacity for eLearning to generate non-dues revenue for associations.

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Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment

WBT Systems

We must also support and deliver “connection programs”–websites, career fairs and conferences that are designed to bring hiring managers from our member companies in contact with the people being impacted by our education programs.” Associations Blog eLearning Tips General Association LMS e-Learning elearning learning management system Online education tips

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

With just a couple of weeks to the end of the year and a huge variety of association learning solutions being showcased this week at ASAE Technology Conference 2016 , it’s a good time to look back at the association learning trends that were predicted for 2016 and see which of these are still relevant. Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Social Learning and Digital Badges.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Sometimes called digital credentials or micro-credentials, digital badges are a graphical representation of competencies earned through learning. In managing member profiles, associations can proactively solicit, track and analyze data to identify missing skills at all levels of professional competence. Training: Most associations provide training and issue formal continuing education credits, so members are already accustomed to consuming their learning content.

Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

With less than a week to NiUG Discovery 2016 , we are excited to be sponsoring this great, interactive, learning and networking event for the iMIS Community! For any association executives looking for new technology solutions for learning, engagement, or community, or seeking to change to a new system, there will also be a range of trusted vendors to choose from at the Exhibitor Showcase. Learn how to navigate and employ change with your staff – creating a culture of innovation.