6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems

Higher Logic

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. Not everyone learns the same way.

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.

5 Things Your Association NEEDS in a Learning Management System

MembersClicks

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.

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. 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. Want to know more about engagement?

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.

5 benefits of video-based learning.

YourMembership Blog

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.

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

YourMembership Blog

#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 […].

Use your association job board to drive membership and increase revenue

YourMembership Blog

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

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

YourMembership Blog

That’s after 15 years of success and even the mistakes which made them possible. In professional education, like in any field, there’s a preponderance of misconceptions which affect our daily practices and implementations. And the risky part is when they start cementing into practices.

Create real value from 2017 learning trends.

YourMembership Blog

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.

8 ways to deliver an unbeatable learning experience for your members

YourMembership Blog

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.

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

YourMembership Blog

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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Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

When implementing a new Association LMS, or upgrading your existing system, one of the top worries is “How will we get our members and new learners to use this new system?” Ensuring members are engaged in learning is a key challenge for associations.

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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. WBT Systems team recognized for industry-leading skills.

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Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

Conferences can be a great place to do this, while also reconnecting with your peers, sharing experience, and learning about new ideas. We know that a good education program can be a valued benefit to offer members, helping to increase member engagement.

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. Association LMS Buying Guide – from Talented Learning. Leadership through Blended Learning.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

Online communities are quickly becoming a critical part of the digital strategy for many organizations as a platform to establish ongoing conversations, trust relationships, and meaningful engagement with customers, employees, partners, and suppliers.”.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Which association learning trends will still be important as we move forward into 2017? Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education.

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Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

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.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

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.

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

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. The post Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education appeared first on WBT Systems.

How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

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

WBT Systems

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. Measure Member Interest & Event Performance: Data Collection.

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3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks Associations

We turn to the American Association of Medical Society Executives to learn from leaders in this space and hear their experiences adopting to change. The Medicare Quality Payment Program (aka MACRA) 201: Know the Details and How to Help Your Members. Member Engagement Strategies.

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

Higher Logic

Online learning and distance education is on the rise, providing easy-to-access and challenging development opportunities for users. Individual Learning. Individual learning experiences are self-study courses. How to Provide an Individual Learning Experience Online.

5 Essential Must Haves for Your Association’s eLearning Efforts: Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

As I mentioned last time , Learning Management Systems, and e-Learning in general, are hot topics for many associations as they look to keep up with their members’ growing professional development needs, and the disruptive innovations and the players driving change in this dynamic market.

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Can associations bridge the skills-gap for their members?

YourMembership Blog

Jack is the inventor of Knowledge Direct ® - a robust learning management system (LMS) used by dozens of trade associations and professional societies including the Emergency Nurses Association, the Direct Marketing Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, among others.

Motor City, ASAE 2015 and a Remarkable Year at YM

YourMembership Blog

We started 2015 with a bang by announcing the purchase of Digital Ignite , an award winning Learning Management System, to the YM suite of products, creating the leading member engagement platform for organizations.

Where Do You Fit in the On-Demand Economy?

YourMembership Blog

If your members are trying to connect with your organization at 11 pm to register for an event, get information on continuing education , or wanting to access other information or services and can’t connect with you, how would you know? Do you need groceries and have them delivered in an hour?

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[New eBook] The Community Module Guide: How to Support Your Organization’s Business Objectives

Higher Logic

Customization capabilities and mobile-friendly access are also vital features at the core of delivering the seamless community experience your members want. Drive a Better Member Experience with Additional Modules. Objective #6 - Online Member Experience.

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Observations from the Launch Pad

YourMembership Blog

For three days we had the opportunity to meet with over 300 association professionals focusing our discussions on YM’s vision for the industry and where we expect to take our Member Engagement Platform in the months and years ahead.

March Madness Turns to April Gladness – It’s Time for Xperience 2015

YourMembership Blog

The growth of YM’s offerings are changing the landscape of what an integrated member engagement platform will mean in 2015 and beyond. What will these trends mean from a member and staff expectations perspective?

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks Associations

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership. Through a learning management system (LMS). Adaptive Learning.

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Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. When it comes to keeping your association’s members engaged, your software solutions are your secret weapon. Host live learning events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

Reid All About it

The resulting report from this survey provides benchmarking data and insight into how more than 1,000 associations recruit, engage and retain members and certificants. WBT Systems shares five trends and opportunities they see for association e-learning in 2019.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter have a new book coming out, The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement. Presenter: Jason Askew, Product Marketing Manager, Cvent. Host: Event Manager Blog.

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The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

Marketing General’s 2018 Membership Marketing Benchmark Report revealed fascinating statistics on why members don’t renew their association membership. 28% of associations said members could not justify membership costs with any significant ROI. How to f ix it: Get your members engaged.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.26.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems explains how to design and market programs that meet the education expectations of Millennials and Gen Z. Every corner of your business is impacted by technology: human resources, hiring, finance, operations, communications, and member engagement. Managing Director.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

Reid All About it

Now on to the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI. Pam Townley, vice president/cyber – tech product manager, ASAE Business Services, Inc.