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

The Ultimate Benefit of Learning Management Systems

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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!

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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? No more guessing at the effectiveness of content, receive live feedback about the quality of your organization’s learnings.

How To Find The Right Learning Management System For Employee Training?

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How To Find The Right Learning Management System For Employee Training. This is why modern-day entrepreneurs are getting inclined towards ‘LMS or learning management system’ that is known to create a virtual learning environment for the perfect delivery of online training courses. So, here are some of the most productive tips on how you can find the right online learning management system (LMS) platform for training and development of your employees: 1.

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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. Learning programs are resource intensive.

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. E-Learnings.

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. Today 48 states support online learning programs, and 95 percent of institutions of higher learning offer online classes.

Are You One of the 25%?

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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.

xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program

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xAPI – What it can mean for your learning Program. 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. What does that mean to my learning program?

Getting the Most out of your Social Learning Program

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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?

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

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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.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

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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.

What Makes Social Learning so Interesting?

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​. 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.

Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features

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Mobile Learning Infographic – Benefits and Features. A few months ago we explored Mobile Learning and whether or not it is viable , today we provide an infographic of the benefits and features of Mobile Learning at a glance. Mobile Learning Infographic.

The 6 Hottest Training Technologies That You Can’t Overlook

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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.

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Your Ideal LMS. Have Your Cake And Eat It Too.

Gyrus

Want to deploy and maintain the e-learning 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).

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).

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?

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

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. Next, the association takes each competency and creates specific learning activities that teach that competency.

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

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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. Many of you, much like myself are incredibly tired of the election build-up.

Learning and Development: The Presidential Debate Edition

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Learning and Development: The Presidential Debate Edition. Disclaimer: I shall start this post by stating that the internal views of this article are that of the blogger himself and not Gyrus Systems as an entity. How secure is your LMS environment?

Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

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. Next, the association takes each competency and creates specific learning activities that teach that competency.

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.

LMS Branding – Beyond the Logo

Gyrus

The goal of an LMS is to ultimately serve your learning base with the best possible learning environment. The same thing could potentially go in an LMS environment, could this feature be interesting to you as a prospective user? LMS Branding – Beyond the Logo.

How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing

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How We Learn – Capitalize On Knowing. This post is written based on my personal understanding and could reflect deficiencies experienced in my own personal learning process. To begin we should evaluate what a younger version of myself experienced in the learning process.

Nonprofits Who are Making A Difference Through Play

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We’ll share some of these case studies below, but for more, check out these projects and learn more about the people behind them at the Games for Change Festival ( [link] ), NYC’s largest gaming event that convenes the social change community and game makers, next month (April 22-24 & 26).

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.

Attend Online Nonprofit Technology Conference (Special Discount for Beth's Blog Readers)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is a learning event to help you better understand how to manage technology. I'll be presenting about ROI as it pertains to investing in technology infrastructure or systems, not just social media. Affordable professional development in an interactive learning environment.

Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The key takeaway for me is the whole point about the need for new metrics to measure learning from games. New learning environment puts games at the center. It is a new form of teaching, not just skill-based learning. How do those learning environments impact institutions?

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Newsmastering for Professional Development 2.0 Dashboard: Online Community Management Aggregator and Report

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

for online community managers or what education technology bloggers like Stephen Downes call " Personal Learning Environment." My colleague Marshall Kirkpatrick at Read/Write Web gave me a sneak peak at their Guide to Online Community Management Report and Aggregator.

Gaming the Talkback Experience with the Signtific What If? Machine

Museum 2.0

It's fun, I learn something, I'm challenged to contribute something meaningful, and I connect with other users. In museums, we are often struggling to find deeper ways to encourage people to engage with each others' opinions and to learn collaboratively and relationally.

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Interesting Uses of Technology: Virtual Libraries in Second Life

Tech Soup Blog

These virtual libraries are meant to support different aspects of student learning, making the aggregate and perhaps distributed content of a physical library more accessible. "Second Life libraries are examples of immersive learning environments ," explained Dr. Hill.

The Birth of a Field: Digital Media and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This morning I attended the MacArthur Foundation Digital Learning briefing that was taking place at the Natural History Museum in NYC. The environment for learning is no longer in the classroom and its online, and outside of school. They document their learning."

Can Networks Have Social Impact?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The focus was on learning about "Network Effectiveness" and the specific topics included strategies for network impact, approaches to evaluating networks and tools for accelerating and assessing network impact. A peer learning environment requires creating a safe space for conversation.

NpTech Tag Summary: Party Metaphors, Conversations, and A Few Good Links

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Laura Quinn at Idealware comes a pointer to a research paper titled " Technology Motivators and Usage in Not-for-Profit Arts Organizations " that comes from the Systems Synthesis Project course at the H. Want to learn how to use Google Analytics in 90 minutes? There's been lots written on educational technology blogs about personal learning environments that assume deep understanding of the topic.

Show Me the Release Notes!

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If a vendor cannot or will not provide such a detailed history, it can be a warning to steer clear of their Learning Management System. (An I occasionally help out with RFPs.