The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS). Social learning is a growing trend. Community platforms are already being used for learning objectives.

Four Things to Consider When Choosing a Learning Management System

NTEN

If your mission includes an educational aspect, a learning management system could be your cup of tea, but which flavor is right for you? With the rise in popularity of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), online learning technologies and practices have moved into the mainstream; nonprofits are building e-learning sites to expand service reach, improve service quality, and reduce training costs. Aaron Winters. Director of Technology and Operations.

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New to TechSoup: Litmos Learning Management System

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The Litmos learning management system (commonly known as an LMS) lets you create online courses and host them on Litmos' website. Managing Learners. TechSoup is proud to announce our newest donor partner, Litmos.

Social Network Management Systems?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Network Management Systems? Elgg, a LAMP(hp) project, started it’s life as a learning platform with social network features, but has transmorgrified into a social network platform with learning features. at 10:31 am Art Social Networking - Network Management Systems Zen and the Art of | Artist Days 11.03.08

Resources to Sharpen Your Technology Training Skills

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When you work at a nonprofit or public library, it might feel like you constantly need to learn new skills to stay on top of emerging technology and adoption. Learn how to implement and conduct effective tech training for your nonprofit or library staff!

How Are Associations Using Learning Technologies?

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How are YOU using learning technologies in your organization? . Their goal is to understand both whether and how organizations are using learning technologies. Jeff Cobb says they “define “learning technologies” broadly. microlearning and sustaining learning).

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

But, the weight of evidence is that they can associate learning management system data with an increased likelihood of failure, and then intervene. At the STS meeting in Kyoto, I had the pleasure of meeting France Córdova, the president of Purdue University. I took my first full pattern recognition course at Purdue long ago and far away (my brother Bill is a Boilermaker/Purdue alum, too).

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

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This article originally appeared on the Avectra blog with the title, Association Learning Communities Offer More than MOOC. She says MOOC combines “the best of college – exceptional instruction – with the best of technology – online interactive learning.” Learning in the digital age.

Google Says Pearson's New Learning System Is 'Not a Shared Product' - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Google Says Pearson's New Learning System Is 'Not a Shared Product' - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education : But other than routine help it gives to any app in its marketplace, Google is not directly involved with the new learning-management system, and Google officials say they have no plan to jump into developing learning software.

Social Media Software + Silos=Trouble

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Whether it’s social media monitoring, social media management, social CRM, community platforms, social media measurement, the bottom line is that every company seemingly wants a piece of the social media pie.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

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Box lets you manage and collaborate on content with staff members and volunteers and distribute content to beneficiaries. Huddle is a cloud-based project management tool that supports file sharing, virtual workspaces, content management, and task prioritization.

The Consumerization Of IT And It's Impact In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From employee and manager self-service portals to the growing number of social media elements in performance and learning management, the technology employees expect to find in the workplace is changing.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

Box lets you manage and collaborate on content with staff members and volunteers and distribute content to beneficiaries. Huddle is a cloud-based project management tool that supports file sharing, virtual workspaces, content management, and task prioritization.

Training Your Staff: Online Alternatives

Tech Soup Blog

Each of the solutions, such as online conferencing, recorded seminars, screencasts, and learning management systems, utilize the Internet to take the common job training seminar and keep it on location, saving time, energy, and money. Learning management systems are useful for teaching individual employees skills, and allows them to learn at their own pace, meaning there will be fewer unanswered questions and greater skilled employees.

Two Truths and a Lie: TechSoup New Products Edition

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Litmos is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS). Little Green Light is a cloud-based donor management system designed for nonprofits. OneNFP Financials has reporting and donor management features tailored to nonprofit needs.

Ask Britt: Using Twitter to Answer, "What Tools Can I Use to Teach Classes Online?"

Have Fun - Do Good

NancyWhite of Full Circle Associates suggested using a Google Group , a blog, or Moodle, a free, open source course management system. askbritt online classroom learning education career advice.

Resource Roundup 11/16 | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 11/16 By Laura Quinn , November 16, 2007 Heres the highlights from the last week or so of resources tagged with " Idealware " on del.icio.us. Thanks for the tagging, David Noble , David Zeidman , and Craig Weinrich ! Keep it coming!

What are learning platforms?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology What are learning platforms? Nonprofits have become intimately familiar with Content Management Systems (CMS). Some, especially those that are very content/document heavy, have become familiar with Document Management Systems (DMS). What they might not be so familiar with are Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Don't Miss Out on Fiscal Year-End Tech Essentials

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Take advantage of fiscal year-end to improve your networking infrastructure , keep your data safe , order high-quality hardware , or improve your financial management. Accounting Tools: Manage Your Finances Effectively. Donor Management and Grantseeking Solutions: Find Funding.

Call for Papers: Stewarding Technologies for Collaboration, Community Building & Knowledge Sharing in Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Knowledge Management for Development Journal??? KM4D Journal) is an open access, peer-reviewed, community-based journal on knowledge management in development ??? This focus comes on the wave of new web based tools and processes supporting knowledge sharing, knowledge management and organizational learning that have emerged. We are learning new processes and practices of technology in use and understanding the implications of technology on group dynamics.

What are Learning Platforms? | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About What are Learning Platforms? By Michelle Murrain , September 15, 2008 Nonprofits have become intimately familiar with Content Management Systems (CMS). What they might not be so familiar with are Learning Management Systems (LMS).

Its 10 am, do you know where your organization's log ins are?

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Or to the photo gallery management database? I realize this post is going to trigger serious security concerns for some IT managers and that some passwords are so sensitive they should not be written down. Database Management Google Account - Analytics, Maps, And Apps Other Web Statistics/Analytics Media & Social Network Sites (Flickr, You Tube, Facebook, Myspace) Blogs Conference Calling and Presentation Software sites You Get The Idea.