4 Reasons You Should Integrate Your Learning Management System and Community [Case Study]

Higher Logic

You’re very capable, as you’ve learned your trade on the job with some specialized training, but you’re a sole proprietor, and you’ve got some questions. This is an amazing product. For members, instructors, and staff, the LMS has streamlined the learning experience.

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? Being able to connect with peers, discuss challenges, and have a forum for conversation improves learner engagement among association members, whether the learning is on or offline.

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5 Tips for Implementing an LMS to Increase Productivity

Higher Logic

It’s vital for industry professionals to stay up-to-date on their learning, whether that’s renewing certifications or diving into the latest innovations in their industries. However, it’s no secret that perpetual learning is less-than-engaging to some. Adaptive learning capabilities.

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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. We expect to see more acquisitions of LMS products by AMSs. .

Nimble AMS introduces integrations with learning management systems that help power association growth

Nimble AMS

Members have come to expect a simple, seamless experience online with their association, regardless of the back-end technology that supports their learning journey. They can learn and purchase association products easily which helps improve revenue and encourage member growth.

5 learning tech trends for 2017.

YourMembership Blog

A snapshot from one expert of what associations can expect from learning management systems. At the start of every new year, Talented Learning CEO John Leh offers his take on learning technology trends to watch.

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.

7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part 2.

YourMembership Blog

The following is a guest blog article originally published by Jeff Cobb of Tagoras, a leading expert in strategy, learning, marketing and technology to organizations in the business of lifelong learning.

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7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

YourMembership Blog

A golden pot of educational and association industry-building opportunities await leaders and their staff in Orlando.

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Selecting a new (or your first) learning management system is a big undertaking. What about bundling products together? Interested in learning more about how Path LMS and Blue Sky eLearn measure up?

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Online #learning exams and assessments.

YourMembership Blog

Why learners embrace them and associations are best qualified to deliver them. I cringe at the thought of my dreaded experiences as a youth with standardized Scantron Tests and the small answer bubbles.

7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part 3.

YourMembership Blog

The following is a guest blog article originally published by Jeff Cobb of Tagoras, a leading expert in strategy, learning, marketing and technology to organizations in the business of lifelong learning.

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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 […].

4 questions to ask when selecting e-learning authoring tools.

YourMembership Blog

Is purchasing or subscribing the best approach to build your association’s online learning courses? April 2017 has been a big month for e-learning authoring tools with the release of Articulate Storyline 3 and Adobe Captivate 2017.

Make a Splash: Promoting Your New LMS and Making a Great First Impression

Blue Sky eLearn

It’s time to announce your new learning platform and create some excitement while inviting your learners to check it out! flash sales for a discount off any LMS purchase or on specific products to keep your offerings at the front of people’s minds.

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Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

The more technical aspects – integrating with other systems, setting up eCommerce. Has your organization finally decided it’s time to take learning and training online? Selecting an LMS is a big decision. Check out our best practices for when you make your decision!

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‘Using the force’ from a professional education perspective.

YourMembership Blog

What we can learn from the 40-year anniversary of “Star Wars.” For many of us sci-fi fans, the iconic image of movie director George Lucas and a young Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker evokes a level of futuristic mystique and untouchable production quality which has survived the test of time.

Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment: 5 Takeaways

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, I listened to Tagoras’ Leading Learning podcast, 5 Keys to Getting a High Return on Your LMS Investment. Want to learn what these experts have to say and questions you should be asking? Will your investment lead to productivity increases that decrease costs?

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Association e-learning: what you need to know

Aaron Wolowiec

Want to get off to a good start with your association’s online education products? Analyzing the online education products your competitors provide can also help you determine what already exists and what your audience wants.

CommPartners Year in Review

CommPartners

Blog AMS association community e-learning Learning Management System live-streaming LMS online events social learning strategy virtual events webcasts webinar production webinars

Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016

WBT Systems

WBT Systems is delighted to announce their sponsorship of the ASI Europe Insight Day hosted by Advanced Solutions International (ASI), October 19, 2016. TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS.

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Coming soon to association learning: gamified learning and microcredentials

Aaron Wolowiec

Tagoras recently released its much-anticipated 2016 Association Learning + Technology Report , which contains a wealth of information about associations’ efforts to incorporate technology into their educational programs and platforms. Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, co-founders of Tagoras.

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Using Digital Credentials to Close the Skills Gap: Webinar

WBT Systems

The most effective solutions may emerge from lifelong learning initiatives based on micro-credentials. Join Talented Learning CEO and Lead Analyst, John Leh, and WBT Systems CTO, Linda Bowers, as they explore six digital badge fundamentals.

Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? Your LMS provider may have a project manager but your association needs its own.

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Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Sometimes called digital credentials or micro-credentials, digital badges are a graphical representation of competencies earned through learning. In support of its Future of Learning initiative, the AICPA launched a digital badge program in April 2016.

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It’s Our Pleasure vs You’re Welcome

CommPartners

Blog association community culture customer service e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS online events social learning strategy virtual events webinar production webinarsThe CommPartners Approach to Onboarding Your LMS Last week, I was speaking with a colleague who had just returned from an all-inclusive vacation in Mexico. During our conversation, I asked what some of the highlights from her trip were.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? A learning organization becomes more like a community that members can feel a commitment to. Is your Association a Learning Organization. Why is technology important in learning organizations? appeared first on WBT Systems.

Learn with iMIS and TopClass LMS at the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference

WBT Systems

WBT Systems is delighted to be an official strategic partner of the 2018 NiUG Greater Chicago Conference , hosted by NiUG International , April 4-6, in Rosemont, Illinois. WBT Systems has been a proud supporter and strategic partner of NiUG International for years.

WBT Systems Enhances Social Learning for Professionals with New TopClass LMS Release

WBT Systems

Major update to TopClass learning management system offers enhanced social learning capability for association, continuing education, and corporate training programs, with more rewarding and diverse learning experiences that increase engagement.

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

WBT Systems

KG), Frank Siepmann (eLearning Journal) and Linda Bowers (WBT Systems). The 2018 eLearning AWARD in the category for ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS) has been awarded to the project partners WBT Systems and Miele & Cie.

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Open Source LMS: Hidden Costs for Associations

WBT Systems

This is especially true of associations that may be considering implementing an online learning platform for the first time, or those with a limited budget. ASUM had previously been using an open-source learning management system to deliver their online education to 3,400 members.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have come across several interesting articles in the past couple of weeks, which discuss some of the social, political and economic changes that are currently impacting how we work and learn. Lifelong Learning is Becoming an Economic Imperative.

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

WBT Systems

Your relationship with your organization’s Learning Management System is no different. In the case of your LMS, this is where your wishlist of features and requirements forms the basis of both your search and your initial impression of the new system.

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When is it time for a new Association LMS?

WBT Systems

Not all learning management systems are equal. Can you access all the information you need in one system? Does your LMS integrate fully with your member management software or association management system? appeared first on WBT Systems.

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Why Digital Badges are the Future of Association Education

WBT Systems

The way we learn is constantly evolving. At the same time, the means whereby learning/training is recognized, accredited and validated is also changing. Digital Badges Should Integrate Seamlessly with an Association’s Learning and Training.

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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What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?

WBT Systems

The new version of TopClass LMS (Learning Management System) is here and we are excited to share with you the great new features that make participation more rewarding for professional learners and simplify the delivery of learning for administrators.

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How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

You finally got the budget to purchase a learning management system (LMS). Associations find out which vendors and products could be a good fit based on functionality, experience, costs, and project approach. Background information : Vendors will immediately go to your website to learn what they can about your organization, members, and online education programs. Now, tell them what you have to spend so they propose a system within your budget.

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How Technology Partners Help Associations Comply with GDPR

WBT Systems

Here are a few ways an EU citizen could end up in one of your systems: Working for a US member firm but a citizen of the EU. Members, customers, and system users are “data subjects.”. You can’t assume system users are okay with you using their data because they’re using your system—although common sense would lead you to believe that. If your privacy terms change, you should be able to require users to re-accept them the next time they access the system.

10 Unconventional Ways to Get More Value from Your Association’s LMS

WBT Systems

If your association’s learning management system (LMS) is only used by staff in the education department, you’re not taking full advantage of its potential. An LMS can do so much more than help you manage online courses, certification and accreditation programs, digital badges, and webinars. As an added benefit, when members use your LMS for these purposes, they’re more likely to explore your other online learning programs. #1 Take a blended learning approach.

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