Does Your Online Learning Platform Give You Value for Your Money?

Gyrus

Analyzing whether or not your online learning platform gives you high value for the money or maximum returns on investment is very important for every business

Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System

Web Courseworks

This is why I consider e-commerce systems to be a significant component of the adult e-learning experience. There are several e-commerce systems that are better or worse fits for associations that desire to sell their courses online. For your reference, I have compiled a list of e-commerce system features that are especially useful for association online learning.

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Re-Energize Online Learning for Members

WBT Systems

If you have been providing continuing education programs or professional development training via your website or learning management system, but your members don’t seem to be interested in the training you are offering, how can you re-energize online learning for members? If your members are finding your online learning content to be a bit stale, or if participation levels are dropping, don’t despair!

6 “Non-Obvious” Online Learning Trends for 2018

WBT Systems

We’re bringing six of them to your attention because we think they’re also non-obvious online learning trends for 2018. 1: Light-Speed Learning. Bhargava predicts: “The road to mastery on any topic gets faster through the help of bite-sized learning modules that make education more time efficient, engaging, useful and fun.”. The standard mode of learning is accelerating because the longing for lifelong learning is colliding with the desire for instant gratification.

How to Build an Online Learning Sponsorship Program

WBT Systems

However, by focusing only on in-person event sponsorships, you miss an opportunity to build stronger partnerships with industry vendors through online learning sponsorships. An online learning sponsorship program offers more than insert a sponsor’s logo on a webinar slide or displaying their advertising in a sidebar. It means getting industry partners involved in developing and presenting online education. Collaborate with your online learning sponsors.

Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

WBT Systems

Do you ever think about your association’s online learners and how they manage to fit your courses into their busy lives? Imagine: after a long day of work, errands, and household chores and duties, they manage to find time to finish the week’s assignments for the online course they’re taking with your association. A learning community makes courses more engaging and enjoyable. Enhance the online learning experience with a learning community.

How to Scale Online Learning: B2B Market Strategies for Assocations

WBT Systems

How can your organization expand online learning reach? Learn from successful corporate market strategies! Selling online learning content to individuals is challenging enough. Join us to learn exactly what it takes to succeed! In this dynamic one-hour roundtable, panelists will share valuable lessons learned, along with advice about how to: Build a viable business model for bulk sales. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 – from 1-2pm ET.

E-Mediat: A Simple Design Process for an Online Learning Community Site

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the project tasks is to develop a multilingual online learning community for partners, contributors, sponsors, participants, teams, mentors, social media techies from the region, and trainers to interact and share best practices. Meedan , an implementation partner, is responsible for designing and implementing the online learning community. What has been your experience with user-centered design process for online communities and web sites?

Ask the Association Veteran Anything – October 2020

Blue Sky eLearn

The platform provider is there to provide the tools and technology while the content is what should be engaging your audience. . NEW TIP FROM THE VET: Give your learners both online engagement and application tools.

Ask the Association Veteran Anything – January 2021

Blue Sky eLearn

And depending on the content, you can allow the learners to turn on their webcams and communicate through the audio in the platform at designated times. . In January 2021, we ran another segment of Ask the Association Veteran Anything with our VP of C lient Experience, Amanda Davis.

5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager

Blue Sky eLearn

So, what have I learned from all of this? . Someone will need to be able to summarize the WIIFM (What’s In It For Me) description that will help you sell your content on a LMS platform. Congratulations!

GDPR Will Affect Both Facebook and Online Learning

Web Courseworks Associations

We at Web Courseworks are in the business of helping national associations stand up an online learning business using our CourseStage learning management system. At Web Courseworks we’ve been happy to learn that, as a SaaS provider of learning platforms, GPDR considers us a Data Processor. For more information on how to stay secure within your learning management system, check out our “Security Awareness Tips for an LMS administrator” blog post!

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The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform

WBT Systems

The next time you select a new learning platform, one of the factors to consider is the vendor’s LMS roadmap. Our goal is to deliver software that helps associations provide the best online learning experience possible. Linda Bowers, our chief technology officer, participates in the sales process because she likes to learn directly about the problems associations are trying to solve. Lifelong learning is an exciting market.

Cadmium names Jim Obsitnik as CEO and Mike Dunn as CFO after a Record Year of Growth

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Together, this new platform will simplify the production of events and maximize the value of online learning with a single, flexible platform designed to capture the chemistry of people, ideas, and knowledge.

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Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events  

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The acquisition underscores STG’s commitment to building a unique, market-leading software platform offering continuing education, professional development, events, learning and content management solutions to associations, non- profits, healthcare & life sciences organizations.

Cadmium's Award-Winning Spring 2021 Highlights Its Full Range of Capabilities

Cadmium CD

An award-winning Spring 2021 highlights the best features of the Cadmium platform. Attendee Management Technology (Silver) eventScribe Live eventScribe Live brings all the best things about face-to-face educational conferences online.

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Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider  of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events  

Cadmium CD

The acquisition underscores STG’s commitment to building a unique, market-leading software platform offering continuing education, professional development, events, learning and content management solutions to associations, non- profits, healthcare & life sciences organizations.

Nimble AMS wins Partner of the Year Award from Salesforce.org

Nimble AMS

More than 4,000 independent software vendor (ISV) partners work with Salesforce.org today, and this award recognizes those who have excelled in serving customers, innovating on the Salesforce platform, and giving back to the community.

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What Does the Post-Pandemic “Normal” Look Like for Associations?

Web Courseworks Associations

Leaders from more than 100 associations responded to the survey , rating how they did adapting to everything from remote work environments and virtual conferences, to embracing online learning platforms.

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 4 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

Keep reading or tune in to hear his thoughts on the impact of the pandemic, the future of association technology, and especially his wisdom on learning platforms and life-long learning. As for learning platforms, associations need to provide continuing education to their members.

A nimble approach to training and customer success

Nimble AMS

The workshops are offered multiple times each year in different locations or online, and they cover everything from reports and dashboards to accounting. Learn more. Check out these resources to learn more about Nimble AMS customer success.

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

Gyrus

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.

4 steps to successful virtual events for your association

Nimble AMS

As you move in-person events online – or create all-new virtual events – there are a few things you can do to ensure success. Describe the “feel” of the online experience. For example, how can you make the online learning experience interactive?

5 Features That Your New LMS ‘Must’ Have

Gyrus

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. However, some learning platforms have so many unnecessary features that only ‘add’ to your cost. Through a responsive design, the online system would automatically align the content in a version that suits the user’s device.

A love letter from Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

I’m built on the Salesforce platform, so without code, you can use me to automate manual processes so you and your team can focus more on serving members. so I have strong connections to solutions for learning management, career center, events, and more.

Real-world lessons in the painful consequences of outdated software

Nimble AMS

What associations can learn from a failed online learning launch. Troubles began immediately , with teachers and students having problems logging in to the online school system. Their online school system was seven (yes, seven) updates behind.

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. Or, you can even consider adding items that aren’t located online! Online Auction.

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. Or, you can even consider adding items that aren’t located online! Online Auction.

Learn How to Design a Great Nonprofit Website

Tech Soup Blog

If this is your first time accessing TechSoup Courses , our new online learning platform, just remember that you will need to create an account before registering for any course. With our online learning platform, you own your learning journey, and you choose the time, location, and device that is most convenient for you. Do you want to design, or redesign, your organization's website, but have no idea how to begin?

Web Courseworks Wins Silver for Excellence in Technology

Web Courseworks Associations

Web Courseworks, a leader in innovative learning management systems and virtual event technology, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Technology for Virtual-Classroom or Conferencing Technology category. To learn more visit ( [link] ).

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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Learn Design Basics and Build Brand Guidelines for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

In this Design for Nondesigners 101 course, you’ll conduct a self-assessment of your organization, watch videos to learn about design, and practice applying what you've learned. Learn design basics. With TechSoup Courses , you can learn some basic techniques and tips that will support you with many of your organizational design needs. Do the words "design" and "brand guidelines" make your toes curl and teeth grind?

Don?t let legacy association management software be your legacy

Nimble AMS

The ability to deliver a highly-personalized , mobile-friendly member experience using artificial intelligence , reports and dashboards, and easy integration with online learning and career center resources.

Introducing the TechSoup Ambassador Program

Tech Soup Blog

The course is designed for TechSoup ambassadors to learn about TechSoup's brand and understand the role and benefits of a TechSoup ambassador. use the platform tools to engage in certain ambassador activities. If this is your first time accessing TechSoup Courses, our online learning platform , please remember that you will need to create an account before registering for any course.

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. That’s one of the many reasons Nimble AMS is built on the Salesforce platform: Salesforce makes product training fun and easy with Salesforce Trailhead. Trailhead is an online learning environment.

Your AMS: 3 reasons to leave the old for the new

Nimble AMS

Salesforce platform-based Nimble AMS, which leverages Salesforce Einstein AI technology , your association can become smarter, more predictive, and more in tune with what members need, want, and expect. A modern AMS connects with other technologies, such as learning management, job boards, and event management, giving you the information you need to provide a great member experience. Online learning – Take the content you’ve already created for in-person events and extend it online.

Fulfill your association’s wish list with Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS, built on the Salesforce platform, you can save valuable staff time by automating complex business processes. YOUR WISH, GRANTED : Salesforce platform-based Nimble AMS enables point-and-click AI using Salesforce Einstein AI technology.

Nonprofits, Get Your License to Design!

Tech Soup Blog

Get your design driver's license by taking a few of TechSoup's online design courses. In our Design for Nondesigners 201: Applying Best Practices for Design course, you will learn to. If this is your first time accessing TechSoup Courses, our new online learning platform , please remember that you will need to create an account before registering for any course.

Help Your Members Across the Digital Readiness Gap

WBT Systems

But even when people have access to the web, another type of digital divide may present a challenge to associations with online learning programs—a digital readiness gap. A new report from the Pew Research Center, Digital Readiness Gaps , examines the attitudes and behaviors that make people unwilling and unprepared to pursue online learning. adults are “relatively hesitant” to use digital tools for learning. 87% worry about trusting online information.

Stop throwing money at your old association management software

Nimble AMS

But today, you can use Nimble AMS, built on the Salesforce platform. 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.

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2020 Association Technology Trends And Predictions

Nimble AMS

Democratization may sound like a lofty concept, but it’s really about providing people with access to technical expertise, such as machine learning, or AI, without requiring extensive training. Learn more about how Nimble AMS helps associations deliver a future-forward member experience.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. To wit, we in online learning are often in the business of managing transactions. IOT Physical Simulators: The idea here is to build physical training devices that connect to online learning technology. It’s not clear how you identify the person who is doing the learning.

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6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

Nimble AMS

TECH TIP: AI is attainable for every association through Salesforce platform-based Nimble AMS , which enables point-and-click AI using the Salesforce Einstein AI technology. To provide a great member experience and to work efficiently and effectively, your association needs to connect your AMS system with other technologies, such as learning management, career center, and event management. Learn more about Community Brands suite of solutions.