7 Ideas for Virtual Back to School Events


For the most part, we can expect to remain in a semi-virtual space for the rest of the school year , continuing into next year. . And with a virtual event platform like Accelevents , you can actually do a lot in terms of hosting major school-wide events. . Virtual Escape Room.

The Compliance Learning Management System (LMS)


GyrusAim’s ability to centralize management of all types of instructor-led, elearning, virtual classrooms, document and video-based training and to provide reporting and analytics on the back-end enables our customers to efficiently manage training that provides the skills their employees need to make the company compliant. Last week Gyrus Systems earned a “Top 10” award from Talented Learning in the “ Best Employee Compliance LMS ” category.


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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.

After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

AFP Blog

After Frustrations in Second Life, Colleges Look to New Virtual Worlds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education: "Some colleges that have built virtual classrooms in Second Life—the online environment where people walk around as avatars in a cartoonlike world—have started looking for an exit strategy.".

How to get your educational nonprofit into classrooms, without leaving the office

The Nerdy NonProfit

One method for an educational nonprofit to expand its reach is by getting into the classroom remotely through the use of modern technology. Students with limited resources can benefit tremendously from remote classroom access by educational nonprofits. Virtual classroom connections.

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


Elearning is the new and inexpensive alternative to classroom training, which is becoming more popular and preferred method among organizations. However, the debate on the effectiveness of eLearning compared to classroom training is often a subject of interest among learning and training professionals. Both eLearning and classroom training methods share common attributes, however, eLearning is proving to be a more cost-effective and flexible method for organizations.

How can an LMS Help an Organization?


Reduce overall training costs by enabling remote learning via eLearning and managing virtual classrooms where instructors and students are not in the same location. 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 last several articles here at Gyrus.com have focused on specific LMS features, this one will review general benefits.

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

WBT Systems

The new company-wide LMS needed able to support all types of eLearning, asynchronous and synchronous forms of learning, mobile and offline learning, as well as virtual classroom and seminar management, thus enabling the blended learning format. Presentation of 2018 eLearning AWARD for LMS. Michael Ohligs (Miele & Cie. KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems).

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

Support knowledge sharing and learning outside the classroom (physical or virtual), introducing different perspectives from peers. Similar to the association’s annual conference or a virtual classroom, it is a space that is monitored, has rules to regulate behaviour, and yet enables participants to network with each other and have open discussions on topics of shared interest.

LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools

WBT Systems

If you are using tools such as webinars or virtual classrooms, you will need to ensure that the LMS supports delivery of these. Before getting started with using eLearning tools for your education or certification programs, it is important to know the difference between the different tools used to create, develop, and deliver eLearning content.