6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems

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Their professional development and competency-based learning offers are second to none. And with modern technology, including learning management systems (LMS), associations have the power to pick up where colleges leave off. These DOA systems are the ones that haven’t met the demands of technology and learners. To make sure you’re on the right path, look for a system with these five essential features. Not everyone learns the same way.

Do’s and Don’ts of Selecting a Learning Management System (LMS)

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Many associations and chambers have considered adding a learning management system (or LMS) to their tech ecosystem, especially if their industry is focused on continuing education and certifications.

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5 Things Your Association NEEDS in a Learning Management System

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We’re willing to bet that your association has educational resources you’d like to share in an easy, organized, and professional way with your members and industry stakeholders. That’s where a Learning Management System, or LMS, comes in. An LMS is a no-brainer addition to any association, but here are five important things you'll want in yours: member engagement MC Insider

5 Things Your Association NEEDS in a Learning Management System

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We’re willing to bet that your association has educational resources you’d like to share in an easy, organized and professional way with your members and industry stakeholders. That’s where a Learning Management System, or LMS, comes in. An LMS is a no-brainer addition to any association, but here are five important things to look for in yours: MC Insider member engagement

Continuing Education: Not Just for Meetings and Conferences Anymore

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A recent Community Brands study suggests it may be time for associations to focus on additional learning opportunities for their members. Online Learning Member Engagement Learning Management System

The Dynamic Duo: Careers and Learning

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily provide your members with both? Providing your members with continuing education courses and job openings in one view will not only give them an unparalleled experience, but also increase.

Are your members missing out on your association’s CE content?

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Your learning content is one of your association’s key value propositions. But to take advantage of your educational courses, your members need to know about them. Valuable learning content is one of your association’s key value propositions. But even though you’ve spent time and effort building great learning. The post Are your members missing out on your association’s CE content?

Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Association membership is one of the most enriching experiences—particularly when you’re part of an association that prioritizes engaging its members. As your association evolves and increases its membership, your engagement strategy should evolve as well. User management.

11 Elements of a Winning Member Engagement Strategy

Higher Logic

If you're involved in community management, you've likely heard of the 90-9-1 principle. The numbers represent speculated percentages of online engagement, with 90 percent of participants only viewing content, 9 percent responding to content, and 1 percent actively participating in the creation of new content. It's difficult not to get discouraged by such speculation when your member engagement is so critical to the success of your association as a whole.

5 Tips for Implementing an LMS to Increase Productivity

Higher Logic

One of the main functions of an association is facilitating the professional development of your members. This could mean providing networking opportunities ( maybe through an online member community ), posting job openings, and even providing continuing education (CE) programs.

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Develop A Great Continuing Ed Content For Your Members

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Your learning content is one of your association’s key value propositions. Don’t let a lack of time and resources keep you from delivering this important member benefit. In fact, according to the Community Brands Member. The post Develop A Great Continuing Ed Content For Your Members appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Learning Management System Design Services Online Learning

5 benefits of video-based learning.

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Easily delivered through a learning management system, video is the most engaging way to hold your association members’ and learners’ attention. Video-based learning is a widely-accepted e-learning trend, and it’s gaining momentum. What makes it trendy now and soon a staple of learning is it’s shorter, crispier and engaging nature, changing the way your association […].

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Use your association job board to drive membership and increase revenue

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We all know that job opportunities rank as one of the top benefits an association can offer its members. While it’s imperative that your career center evolves to maximize engagement (and revenue), it’s not always. Career Solutions Online Learning Job Board Software Member Engagement Career Center Solutions Learning Management System Non-dues Revenue

Association Growth Strategy: 6 Tech Tools to Drive Member Recruitment + Retention

Higher Logic

For associations focusing on strategically attracting new members (and keeping them engaged for the long haul), it’s important to package your tech stack for ample growth and retention. Association membership in the modern age is all about providing people with real value on their terms, and strategically leveraging technology is an effective way to attract and retain those members who you’ll transform into your trusty advocates. Learning Management System (LMS) / eLearning.

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7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

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Career Centers eLearning Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information Revenue Solutions Social Media and Business Trends Thought Leaders association career center association industry association leaders association management software disney world learning management system member engagement member experience orlando destinations professional education st.

5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

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#leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place. It’s a sure way of learning new ideas to make stronger connections with your members, adapt new technologies and grow your membership […]. As an association leader, you have a great case for going to Xperience 2017. It’s a chance to grow your skills in leadership.

3 Ways to Use Virtual Events to Promote eLearning Programs

Higher Logic

Electronic learning (eLearning) programs have taken on many shapes and sizes over the years, but sometimes it can be hard to drum up excitement for new (or existing) offerings. Because learners often assume the resources will always be there for them, so there’s no rush to engage. Virtual events can boost the consumption of your association’s eLearning content and promote ample engagement. Resource: 6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems.

5 concepts for associations we’ve learned in professional education.

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eLearning Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information e-learning elearning elearning implementation elearning strategy learning management software learning management system mobile learning online learning online learning courses professional development professional educationThat’s after 15 years of success and even the mistakes which made them possible.

Create real value from 2017 learning trends.

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Let’s attack the hype machine in learning. We use terms like “mobile learning,” “micro learning,” “personalized learning” and even “social learning” […]. It’s big, but easy to take down. In the education industry, we are notorious hype builders. We quickly herald the start of new trends as quickly as our digitally shortened attention spans enable us.

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

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With advances in association management systems (AMS), associations are attracting millennials , as well as other high-priority groups of professionals. For that reason, we’ve outlined several ways you can use technology to keep your association members engaged and involved. Event Management. Virtual Events and Learning. When you take full advantage of the resources available to you, you can achieve a lot within your association and among your members.

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations

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Association memberships are rewarding experiences and unique in the way that members pay dues in order to continue to be a part of the organization. Engagement secures your association’s relevance and fuels healthy member retention. Why is member engagement important?

AMS/LMS integration blueprint: Create efficiency, enhance experience, bridge the gap.

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Perhaps one of the most important features of a learning management system (LMS) is its ability to integrate with the heart of your operation—your association management software (AMS) system. The handshake between these two systems, and the seamless exchange of data between them, can mean all the difference in how your association is able to. Online Learning Member Engagement eLearning Strategy Tech Trends

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8 ways to deliver an unbeatable learning experience for your members

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How integrations with your membership software can improve your associations member experience Connecting your learning management system with your association’s other membership software provides a continuing education experience that offers value to members through their entire careers. As your members move through their careers, their needs and expectations change.

6 Ways Associations Can Use Webinars to Engage Members and Increase Non-Dues Revenue

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Video conferencing and virtual events have never been more important to business as it is now - especially for associations who need to keep members engaged and revenues high. Onboard New Members. Onboard New Members.

3 Ways to Engage Members Using an LMS (Besides Tracking Education)

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Don’t get me wrong: an LMS (or learning management system ) IS the ideal tool for giving you and your staff visibility into members’ progress with any education initiative. Whether it’s industry required or for member engagement purposes.)

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How Associations Are Using Community to Support Their Members During COVID-19

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Over the past month, as our customers shared ideas about responding to COVID-19 in our users community, HUG, we noticed some simple but impactful ways associations are using their communities to support their members and their industries. Community Engagement is Skyrocketing.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

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Conferences can be a great place to do this, while also reconnecting with your peers, sharing experience, and learning about new ideas. This week we were motivated by the keynote session of the Higher Logic Super Forum , where we heard Ken Schmidt of Harley Davidson describe the power of storytelling in creating a passionate member community that will champion your brand. Or do you need to refocus and refresh the brand story for your association learning programs?

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

In the United States alone, there are tens of thousands of associations and non-profit organizations working to support, develop, and advocate for their respective members and industries. Many of these associations offer some form of professional development, continuing education, or training to both members and non-members, and increasingly this includes an online learning element. Association LMS Buying Guide – from Talented Learning.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

Just as we are seeing more organizations delivering education and certification programs through online Learning Management Systems , there is a growing expectation for organizations to be able to communicate and share knowledge with their customers, members, or employees efficiently and expertly online. An online community can: Break down geographical borders to reach a wider audience and facilitate distance learning.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members. WBT Systems team recognized for industry-leading skills.

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Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person. Ensuring members are engaged in learning is a key challenge for associations.

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Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

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With just a couple of weeks to the end of the year and a huge variety of association learning solutions being showcased this week at ASAE Technology Conference 2016 , it’s a good time to look back at the association learning trends that were predicted for 2016 and see which of these are still relevant. Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Social Learning and Digital Badges.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

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There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups. How can you ensure your education program provides benefits to members of all ages? What we would really like to know is – how does this 50/50 split breakdown across member age groups?

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

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Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs. Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology.

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

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Rather than creating all your course content from scratch, learning content curation can help you to update and extend your member education programs with new material. From the Latin ‘curare’, curate means ‘to take care’ and ‘curator’ refers to the person who is responsible for taking care of and managing a collection. As L&D Managers know, reviewing and refreshing your content is important to ensure that your members are engaged and interested in learning.

How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

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Do you ever daydream about having a new learning platform? Your wish can come true if you know how to make a persuasive case for a new learning management system (LMS) to the decision-makers at your association. Now, it’s time to learn how to present a business case for a new LMS to your board, CEO, or other decision-makers. Learn about decision-makers and their expectations. First, you have to learn about your audience: the decision-maker(s).

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Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

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Participating in an online learning challenge is a great way to kick-start a new habit, acquire a new skill, or accomplish a long-desired goal. When you invite members to participate in a learning challenge, and guide and support them throughout the challenge, they’ll become more comfortable with online learning and your learning management system (LMS). Why learning challenges are a fit for association members.

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How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

Higher Logic

It is incredibly gratifying for associations to see a spike in event attendance, as participation plays a valuable role in their impact, but poor event management can cause your members to disengage. Exploring new ways to keep your members engaged and informed about your events can increase overall member satisfaction and translate to a boost in event attendance. Building on that reputation can help you retain members and ignite interest in upcoming events.

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3 Types of Online Learning Experiences Association Members Love (And How to Provide Them)

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Online learning and distance education is on the rise, providing easy-to-access and challenging development opportunities for users. Because with online learning, associations can provide training to a larger number of members in more flexible formats, something that is helping online education become a popular member benefit. Individual Learning. Individual learning experiences are self-study courses. Group Learning. Blended Learning.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

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Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. Once your members have attended their first event or taken their first course through your association, you’ll want to take the necessary steps to keep them involved and motivated. When it comes to keeping your association’s members engaged, your software solutions are your secret weapon. Creates comprehensive member profiles.

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