LMS and Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)

Gyrus

Especially in the current times of COVID-19 pandemic, companies are looking at the use of Learning Management Systems to aid their Training and Development (T&D) activities Technology has changed the mode of delivery of education or skill training drastically.

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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? 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

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6 Ways to Keep Corporate Partners Engaged During COVID-19

Classy

Let your corporate partner see how you’re adapting to the new environment, and offer ways they can help with that, too. When COVID-19 shifted the majority of schools to an online learning environment, the nonprofit partnered with JBL , a company that specializes in audio equipment.

It’s time for your association to go back to school

Nimble AMS

How Salesforce Trailhead makes product learning useful, easy, and fun for associations. Here’s how Salesforce Trailhead makes product learning useful, easy, and fun. But when it comes to your association management system (AMS) – it’s time to think about learning. Trailhead is an online learning environment. It offers developers and administrators a guided learning path through the key features of Salesforce using a series of interactive, online tutorials.

A nimble approach to training and customer success

Nimble AMS

Self-training – For times when your staff wants to learn on their own, Nimble AMS offers several options: A Customer Success Guide , which includes documentation on additional custom work that has been added to your Nimble AMS system. Learn more.

How nonprofits can benefit from knowledge management

Socialbrite

By accumulating knowledge from the various experiences of employees and creating a platform to store it with the goal of sharing and disseminating that knowledge to people, you’ll create and enable a learning culture. .

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

Gyrus

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

Are You One of the 25%?

Gyrus

Learning Management Systems (LMS) must evolve as the dynamic learning environment of its users change. For example, learning no longer only takes place in classrooms, it happens online, in social settings, and on mobile devices: virtually everywhere. LMSs must advance to meet the ever-changing learning environment for its users via the addition of new features and enhancements.

7 Ways Nimble AMS Sets up Customers for Success

Nimble AMS

A learning environment – Being in the same location helps us share knowledge with each other, which is a driving principle of how we work. Want to learn more about how Nimble AMS Support helps our customers succeed? As you think about your association management software (AMS), you may think that all product support is the same. And you might be surprised to find out that it’s not. .

Content Curation & Association Education Strategy

Web Courseworks

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.

Informal vs. Formal Learning: Creating a Blend!

Gyrus

The corporate training world often questions and evaluates the concept of incorporating informal learning. The question always arises whether informal learning can be added to the formal learning and if so, how both can be combined together. Informal learning is the unofficial, unscheduled, and unplanned way to learn and gain knowledge, whereas formal learning is delivered in a systematic, intentional way with a reporting and evaluation process.

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

Gyrus

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program. Statements like, “how do we make our learning program work for us?” ” or “let’s get social with our learning plan.” ” But, how do you get your learning program up to speed? Are there already social components in your current learning mix that you are using? A newer more professional network which needs to be linked to your learning approach?)

Stop throwing money at your old association management software

Nimble AMS

It offers the Salesforce Trailhead online learning environment, a strong and supportive user community, and certifications that are highly desirable in today’s workplace. Take 15 minutes to learn why Nimble AMS is the most in-demand AMS built on the Salesforce CRM platform. Learn how Nimble AMS can help your organization increase revenue. Evaluate the cost of maintaining your current system versus buying a new AMS with modern features.

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xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program

Gyrus

xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program. In the Learning and Development industry a very buzzworthy topic is xAPI (xAPI is also known as Tin Can API or the Experience API in case you have heard or read additional posts elsewhere, it will herein be referred to solely as xAPI within this blog post). But in general, you realize that xAPI definitely can go a long way in expanding the capabilities of some of your more cumbersome components within your learning program.

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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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Association Takeaways from Dreamforce 2018 

Nimble AMS

myTrailhead: It was great to see for the first time the configuration side of myTrailhead, which allows organizations to customize the Salesforce Trailhead learning environment with their own content and branding. Just like everything else in the Salesforce world, it looks like easy-to-use point-and-click tools to create your own Salesforce learning paths. Learn more about why Nimble AMS is the most in-demand AMS built on the Salesforce CRM platform.

How to Persuade your Boss to Invest in an LMS

Gyrus

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.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

Gyrus

​. What Makes Social Learning so Interesting? A Comprehensive Examination of Social Media in Our Learning Programs. Social learning, relied solely on what one could obtain in a classroom setting, working with direct peers, or what could be conveyed back in forth on a phone. Why does this matter to those of us in the Training, Learning, and Development field? Social Learning can best be defined as working with others to understand ideas, concepts, and procedures.

Mobile Learning – Is it Finally Viable?

Gyrus

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

Gyrus

It is redefining workforce learning methods and tools, allowing organizations to nurture their talent in the most effective way. Struggling with gaps in talent and skills, organizations are starting to invest more heavily in technologies to predict their training requirements, understand their learners and to create exciting ways to deliver training and learning to their employees. is encouraging organizations to leverage mobile learning technologies for their workforce training.

20 reasons for associations to love Salesforce

Nimble AMS

Salesforce offers myTrailhead, which allows you to customize the Salesforce Trailhead learning environment with your own content and branding. Lots of events offering learning opportunities. Dreamforce is Salesforce’s annual mega event that gathers the entire Salesforce community of customers, partners, employees, and key stakeholders for multiple days of learning, inspiration, and fun. The benefits of having your member management software built on Salesforce.

Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

WBT Systems

TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS. The flexibility of TopClass LMS provides powerful learning solutions for iMIS customers through an off-the-shelf integration with iMIS 15 and iMIS 20. The two-way, real-time integration allows associations to increase non-dues education and certification revenue by providing a seamless, engaging and personalized learning experience that ensures learners keep coming back to take more training.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

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.

Discover how to Engage Learners with TopClass LMS at iNNOVATIONS 2017

WBT Systems

“TopClass LMS is a natural fit with iMIS and together they deliver a sophisticated learning environment with the cloud-based simplicity, convenience, and security that associations demand. ”. – TopClass LMS and iMIS: Integrated, Engaging, Cloud-Safe Learning. Explore the new TopClass 10 to Connect and Engage Members with Learning. to learn about digital badges, extended support for Tin Can API, and our latest user experience improvements.

The Olympics and Learning – A Fierce Combination

Gyrus

The Olympics and Learning – A Fierce Combination. In the Learning and Development market, as in most, there are incredible similarities and strange happenstance where the lines seemingly cross without much of a thought. Though in one realm people are representing their countries and battling in beloved sports, and the other, we’re just trying to learn better and convince people along the way that they can too.

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The Elements Of Good Culture

Eric Jacobson

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the new book, Does it Work? , Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Hire Learners - individuals who are curious and willing to learn on their own. Empower People to Share - cultivate an environment where people feel comfortable bringing up bold ideas and are encouraged to speak up.

7 Ideas for Virtual Back to School Events

AccelEvents

With the new school year in full swing all over the world, many are still trying to navigate COVID-19 pandemic physical distancing precautions, hybrid school events, and online learning.

So You Want to Buy an LMS?

Gyrus

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? One of my job responsibilities is to take incoming sales calls.

One of Many: Students Find Safety at Holden High School

Tech Soup Blog

A nonprofit organization with 13 full-time and 7 part-time staff, Holden aims to provide a safe, open-minded learning environment for students who haven't had success in public schools or elsewhere. I learned so much more, and the discussions we got into were so much deeper than anything I would get into at a public school," Krystal says. This post is part of a series spotlighting TechSoup member organizations' achievements.

The Seven Elements Of A Good Workplace Culture

Eric Jacobson

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the book, Does it Work? , Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Hire Learners - individuals who are curious and willing to learn on their own. Empower People to Share - cultivate an environment where people feel comfortable bringing up bold ideas and are encouraged to speak up.

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

Gyrus

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.

Teaching with Tech: The Incredible—and Inevitable—Evolution of the Digital Classroom

Byte Technology

a single computer running basic DOS for an entire school was considered the very cutting edge of the tech-enhanced learning environment. Institutions of teaching still wholly relied on the skill and effectiveness of the individual standing in front of a chalkboard to impart information to a hopefully wide-eyed audience—no matter if they were first graders learning their multiplication tables or medical students delving into the maze of human anatomy.

The Future of the LMS

Gyrus

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.

The Ultimate Benefit of Learning Management Systems

Gyrus

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? LMS eLL learning management system

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

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. A Global Solution – Integrated Enterprise Learning Management System . WBT provides TopClass, the flexible learning platform.

Seven Elements Of A Good Culture

Eric Jacobson

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the new book, Does it Work? , Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Hire Learners - individuals who are curious and willing to learn on their own. Empower People to Share - cultivate an environment where people feel comfortable bringing up bold ideas and are encouraged to speak up.

Seven Elements That Make For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobson

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the book, Does it Work? , Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Hire Learners - individuals who are curious and willing to learn on their own. Empower People to Share - cultivate an environment where people feel comfortable bringing up bold ideas and are encouraged to speak up.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs. That being said, a lot of the initiatives utilized to motivate voters, also have merit in the learning realm. As learning professionals, the election is a large tutorial on how to motivate learners to undergo organizational learning at a reasonable pace. This will not only further facilitate learner engagement but also bring attention to learning efforts.

Elements Of A Good Culture For Digital

Eric Jacobson

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the book, Does it Work? , Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Hire Learners - individuals who are curious and willing to learn on their own. Empower People to Share - cultivate an environment where people feel comfortable bringing up bold ideas and are encouraged to speak up.

The Seven Elements That Make A Good Culture

Eric Jacobson

You'll learn a lot about marketing from the book, Does it Work? , Those seven elements are: Stay Flexible - create a continuous learning environment with flexibility and a certain disdain for roles. Hire Learners - individuals who are curious and willing to learn on their own. Empower People to Share - cultivate an environment where people feel comfortable bringing up bold ideas and are encouraged to speak up.

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

Gyrus

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.

The Concept of Microlearning

Gyrus

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.

Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

WBT Systems

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.