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

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Elearning is the new and inexpensive alternative to classroom training, which is becoming more popular and preferred method among organizations. Some prefer the real-time interaction with an instructor while others like the flexibility brought by eLearning.

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

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Gamification is fast emerging as an effective and exciting technique to engage with learners in the corporate training world. Now, let’s imagine getting a five-star badge when you complete a particular eLearning course in the first attempt. E-learning LMS elearning eLL

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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. NASA invests in this training for the same reasons other organizations invest in training: to improve worker safety by reducing accidents, and to reduce costs by creating a well-skilled workforce.

Why we need Learning Management Systems

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Why We Need Learning Management Systems. 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. In an LMS system, the world is unbounded; quite literally.

Questions to Keep in Mind When Purchasing eLearning Content for an LMS

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Many guides on buying eLearning content talk about the quality of the content, the experience of the developer, the number of courses the developer has available for purchase, references, and etc. Ask for the option to view an eLearning course start to finish so you may judge the quality.

Social Network Management Systems?

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Network Management Systems? at 10:31 am Art Social Networking - Network Management Systems Zen and the Art of | Artist Days 11.03.08 Scholar360 is an LMS-SN (Learning Management System and secure Social Network), also called an NLE. We believe NLEs will be the next evolution in eLearning: [link].

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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. Technology has impacted almost every aspect of our lives and training & development is no exception. Business Training eLL

The Compliance Learning Management System (LMS)

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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.

Gyrus Systems Selected for TrainingIndustry.com’s 2016 Gamification Watch List

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Gyrus Systems Selected for TrainingIndustry.com's 2016 Gamification Watch List. Gyrus Systems, a leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) developer, announced today it has been selected to be included in the 2016 Gamification Companies Watch List by TrainingIndustry.com.

Training Your Staff: Online Alternatives

Tech Soup Blog

Idealware , a partner of TechSoup's recently posted an article addressing how to train staff in simpler, more cost-effective ways. All of the methods listed use the web or some form of computer technology in order to avoid the hassle of going to off-site training seminars or conferences. Many of these solutions can be integrated into your employee training through product donations offered by TechSoup. Tools for Training Staff Online.

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. The Future of the LMS – Where Are We Going?

5 Features That Your New LMS ‘Must’ Have

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If you are all set to invest in a new learning management system, you are in the right place. Online learning platforms prove to be the best training resource for businesses, schools, colleges, and universities. Through a responsive design, the online system would automatically align the content in a version that suits the user’s device. eLearning Assessment Tools. E-learning LMS Training eLL5 Features That Your New LMS ‘Must’ Have .

Debunking Misconceptions about Video Learning

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This is why organizations are trying to integrate video learning in to their training and development practices. In fact, Learning Management Systems (LMS) are using technology to ensure the video content delivery and performance is mapped with real-time available bandwidth.

Guideline For Finding Your Organization’s Ideal LMS

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Then you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS). Choosing a Learning Management System is no easy task. In this search for information, it is vital to focus on the objectives you want to achieve by the e-learning courses or training.

Academic vs. Corporate LMS – Where the Lines Blur

Gyrus

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. In principle, these two types of systems offer the same foundation for their intended organization.

How To Successfully Implement Your LMS.

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Your organization has always wanted a Learning Management System. They previously opted for a system that just did not fit your organization’s needs, or they have never had an LMS and you have produced a few eLearnings here and there, but nothing has ever been regulated.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

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Learning Management Systems (LMS) – it would be a total let down if I did not at least throw in a reference to digital learning. Training Workplace development eLL employee training training and development

E-Readers for Everyone: Teaching Tips Webinar

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She has worked in training and education for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, WebJunction, the Public Library Association, the Northeast Kansas Library System, and more. Digital Divide eLearning Event Online Seminar Training library libraries nonprofits webinars nonprofit education online training e-book tablet literacy e-reader

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Manage Your Events with Ease: Upcoming Webinar on August 16

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Acteva event management experts will share information on best practices and event management tools to help make the most of your planning efforts for community building, networking, training, and fundraising events. Your staff training, fundraising events, and conferences can all be coordinated in one streamlined event management system. Want to see an example of how a library system manages registration and marketing for staff workshops?

Oops, that hurt… The LMS and Workplace Safety

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I chopped a finger off, well okay, just the last ½” of it at the lunula, about two weeks before I started my job with Gyrus Systems in a new industry for me: Learning Management. LMS Manufacturing Training eLL workplace safety

Meaningful LMS Use Case Scenarios

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For those who are unfamiliar with use case scenarios, they are simply the scenarios that users of your system would perform. For example, let’s say that one of your scenarios is the ability for students to launch eLearning from the solution. Training Administrator.

How to Evaluate Your Digital Literacy Program: Free Webinar on June 30

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Access to the Internet and computer training are key services. the systems they use to track their impact, what they report, other indicators. impact of your public access computers and computer training programs. Accessible Technology Acquiring Technology Community Tech Centers Connecting to the Internet eLearning Event Grants for Technology Online Seminar Technology Assessment library nonprofitspublic libraries and some nonprofits provide.

New Report Shows How to Take Your Professional Development Into Your Own Hands

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1 – Webinars are the most popular form of technology-based learning, followed by eLearning courses, and video. The cost to develop the content should be part of the equation, especially when the training is internal – content is developed by your staff and delivered to your staff.

How can an LMS Help an Organization?

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Earlier this week I was asked by an acquaintance what I did for a living, and the conversation naturally transitioned to what a Learning Management System (LMS) was and how it could help his company. The benefit is that the focus is student development by skills, not just training.

Say Goodbye to Tedious Spreadsheet Work with ReadyTalk for Salesforce

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As I look back, one of the things we dreaded most was wrapping up after each webinar – particularly the time-consuming task of getting registration and attendance data out of our webinar platform and into our CRM system.

Examples of LMS Use Case Scenarios

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For example, it wouldn’t be useful for you to use our use case on eLearning, if your organization has no intention of using eLearning for training. Demonstrate the student’s ability to launch eLearning courses. Display a student’s training transcript. Demonstrate how students can review upcoming training needs. Show where students will see expiration dates on recurrent training or due dates on new training.

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

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In the eLearning industry we call this the skills-gap crisis, and it affects both college graduates and skilled trade workers alike. According to the 2014 Accenture Manufacturing Skills and Training study: 50% of manufacturers were planning to increase their staff by at least 5%.

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Four Reasons to Replace Your Outdated LMS

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A Learning Management System (LMS) provides a strategic solution for planning, delivering, managing, and reporting on various learning/training events and activities within an organization. Four Reasons to Replace Your Outdated LMS.

Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)

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Learning and Development industry is no different and the list of acronyms are never ending especially when you are talking to Learning Management System (LMS) Vendors. and can be integrated with multiple software systems including LMS.

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

In the eLearning industry we call this the skills-gap crisis, and it affects both college graduates and skilled trade workers alike. According to the 2014 Accenture Manufacturing Skills and Training study: 50% of manufacturers were planning to increase their staff by at least 5%.

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. “Our company is growing and we can’t manage our training anymore.”

Emerging Technologies for Human Service Organizations

Idealware

One current focus of development for this technology is instant payment systems, which let people pay for products or services using cell phones instead of cash or credit cards. Maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Applied, this might be as simple as plotting points on a map, or it might involve complex systems—generally called Geographic Information Systems (GIS)—that let you color code regions, layer different information and create your own maps.

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

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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. GyrusAim TM Learning Cloud which is part of Gyrus Systems’ Learning Management System (LMS) recognized for product innovation and customer satisfaction.

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“Elluminate is a leading provider of live Web conferencing and eLearning solutions for the real-time organization.&# Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Vendorspeak August 24, 2007 One of the things I’ve noticed recently is that my blog is getting the attention of software vendors. I guess that’s a good thing. Maybe it means I have “arrived&#.

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Elluminate is a leading provider of live Web conferencing and eLearning solutions for the real-time organization.

Unleashing Innovation: Using Everyday Technology to Improve Your Services

Idealware

In another example, a domestic abuse organization created a new report in an existing system to provide information to external parole officers who had been reliant upon staff members, transforming the relationship from time-consuming hassle to a real partnership. A third nonprofit designed a system that helps local organizations pool shared data to better understand how each community member is served across the different providers. PublishDate: March 2012. Author: Laura S.

The Scoop on National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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Of course there are lots of things that a system administrator or accidental techie must do to protect an office network. Keeping an IT system safe from intrusion and malware is a big and complex job. Keep Systems Secure Product donations. October 2013 being the 10 th.

11NTC Science Fair Preview: Giveaways and Even More Giveaways!

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Click & Pledge Free I-POD ClientTrack by Data-Systems International Stop by our booth for a demo of ClientTrack™Online Case Management and Reporting Software. American Express gift cards, Gold Chocolate Coins, and a free eLearning Course. KnowWho.com NetBook LunaMetrics, LLC We’re giving away two one-day passes (two winners) to our Seminars for Success Google Analytics Training. Z2 Systems, Inc.

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