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. Choosing the Best LMS Software. Like traditional education, some LMS software hasn’t kept up with the times. The harshest critics have even called older LMS software dead on arrival (DOA). Not everyone learns the same way.

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. A new LMS implementation or migration to a new system can be quite disruptive to an organization. Who needs to be involved in the Learning Management System implementation project?

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Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? What are the basic elements an LMS for Associations must have to deliver effective, engaging member education and certification programs, while also simplifying the delivery of learning for administrators? 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.

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.

Association check-up: 3 questions to consider in the new year

YourMembership Blog

Career Solutions Job Board Software Member Engagement Member Retention Career Center Solutions Learning Management System Non-dues RevenueThere’s nothing like a new year for a fresh start.

Event Email Marketing for Associations: 3 Essentials

Blue Sky eLearn

These content best practices can also be more easily streamlined with an effective membership management software —integrations between your member database and your email tools make it easy to automate the process of personalizing subject lines with members’ names.

5 qualities of a successful online learning team.

YourMembership Blog

A gut check to help your association implement a major learning management system or elearning strategic plan. Are you getting ready to implement a major learning management system (LMS) or elearning strategic plan? eLearning Industry News + Trends Thought Leaders elearning elearning implementation elearning strategy learning learning management software learning management system LMS online learning

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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. This year, he focused on 15 predictions for learning and development professionals to keep in mind. John’s predictions come from […].

4 Ways to Becoming the Best Continuing Education Resource in Your Industry

YourMembership Blog

Here are some tips and tricks to take your online learning program to the next level. Career Solutions Membership & Marketing Online Learning Professional Development Career Center Solutions Learning Management System Integrated Software SolutionHow associations can support members through professional development. Members’ needs and expectations evolve as they move through their careers journey and look to associations for support.

Use your association job board to drive membership and increase revenue

YourMembership Blog

Career Solutions Online Learning Job Board Software Member Engagement Career Center Solutions Learning Management System Non-dues RevenueWe all know that job opportunities rank as one of the top benefits an association can offer its members. In fact, with a growing Millennial workforce, the importance of offering opportunities for career growth and advancement will only increase.

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

YourMembership Blog

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.

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. eLearning Industry News + Trends Product Information Thought Leaders elearning learning management software learning management system learning technology selection LMS online learning

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

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. eLearning Industry News + Trends Thought Leaders elearning learning management software learning management system LMS online learning

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7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

YourMembership Blog

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.

Online #learning exams and assessments.

YourMembership Blog

Case Studies eLearning Industry News + Trends Product Information certification elearning learning management software learning management system online education online learning online learning assessment online learning exam online testing platform personalized learning professional development professional education young professionalsWhy learners embrace them and associations are best qualified to deliver them.

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. eLearning Industry News + Trends Product Information Thought Leaders association members elearning learning management software learning management system learning technology selection LMS online learning professional development professional education

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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 […]. As an association leader, you have a great case for going to Xperience 2017. It’s a chance to grow your skills in leadership.

‘Using the force’ from a professional education perspective.

YourMembership Blog

What we can learn from the 40-year anniversary of “Star Wars.” eLearning Industry News + Trends Thought Leaders e-learning elearning learning learning management software learning management system online education online learning professional development professional education

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. We quickly herald the start of new trends as quickly as our digitally shortened attention spans enable us.

LMS Integration: Why is it important?

Blue Sky eLearn

You probably know what an LMS is – a Learning Management System. In addition, your LMS working together with other software systems provides a better user experience – allowing for ease of use and engagement. Learner Data: Administrators to automatically pull data out of the LMS and into another system. Integrations are the first stop in a future of contextually relevant learning being delivered in the right place at the right time.

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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. Both Storyline and Captivate have the option of subscribing to the software or buying a perpetual license. But, which […].

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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10 Ways to Learn with Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Here at Higher Logic, we’re passionate about lifelong learning and dedicated to providing resources to drive our customers’ to achieve their goals. According to research : “ Lifelong learning is the ‘ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated’ pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. From marketing automation to customer experience to all things community, happy learning with Higher Logic! Live Distance Learning Training.

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

Higher Logic

Barb Boggs, Events & Volunteer Relations Manager, Grant Professionals Association. To learn more about mentoring programs, download our tip sheet: 11 Steps to Start a Successful Mentoring Program. Learning Management System (LMS) / eLearning. Take a look at our Education + Learning Success Kit to learn how to strengthen your programs. Read: 3 Creative Ways Associations and Nonprofits Can Use Volunteer Management Tools. Group Management.

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CommPartners Announces Acquisition By Symphony Technology Group (STG)

AssociationChat

Symphony Technology Group Acquires CommPartners, a Leading SaaS Provider of Learning Management System Software and Virtual Events . [ Read the complete press release ].

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Why Your Organization Needs an LMS

CommPartners

A Learning Management System, or LMS, is software designed for online training, tracking, and reporting that supports content creation and storage for continued learning.

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Continuing Education Offerings: 5 Engagement Strategies

Higher Logic

My teachers tried to impress the importance of always learning upon my classmates and me, but it didn’t sink in before I entered the workforce. Now, I’ve found that everywhere I look in the professional world, individuals continue to learn until they retire, and sometimes even after that. Technology advancements allow working professionals to take classes, earn credits, or achieve certifications through software called a Learning Management System (LMS).

Top 11 Chamber Management Software AMS Systems

GrowthZone

Leveraging a robust membership management system enables chamber professionals to engage members and develop their chamber instead of focusing on mundane, repetitive tasks. This article will help you evaluate different association management software for chambers of commerce.

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10+ Best eLearning Course Authoring Software Platforms

Web Courseworks Associations

There are many aspects you need to consider to ensure the success of your learning business. Your overall learning business strategy and tech tools such as your learning management system (LMS) and eCommerce tools work together to deliver content to your learners.

Tools and Software Every Professional Association Needs

Nimble AMS

From managing members to organizing events, there’s no shortage of work to do. The right software and tools can help you clear that plate and find a wide range of benefits for your association. Association Management Resources. Conference and Event Management Toolkit.

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5 Signs You Need to Reevaluate Your Membership Management Software

Aptify

Every time you open your membership management software, you cringe. Some crafty workarounds help you get work done, but the extra hours you spend because of the software’s shortcomings – it’s painful to even think about. It’s time to kick that database software to the curb.

Top Membership Management Software Options & Reviews

Fonteva

As your association grows, your requirements for your membership software grow, too — so much so that you’ve outgrown your current membership management solution! We’ll cover these topics: What is Membership Management Software? What is Membership Management Software?

Compare Association Membership Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Leveraging a robust AMS system enables membership professionals to engage members and develop their association instead of focusing on mundane, repetitive tasks. This article will help you compare and evaluate different association management software options to help you do just that.

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. Software as a service is among the many U.S At Web Courseworks we’ve been happy to learn that, as a SaaS provider of learning platforms, GPDR considers us a Data Processor. The post GDPR Will Affect Both Facebook and Online Learning appeared first on Web Courseworks.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? This article will help you evaluate ten association software options. What is Association Management Software (AMS)? In a nutshell, an AMS provides membership-based organizations an all-in-one member management system. Association Software 10 1. This is referred to as software as a service (SaaS).

Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

WBT Systems

WBT Systems will be exhibiting our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System and association learning solutions at Booth #615 during ASAE Tech 2016 , December 13-14. ” Collaborate with Social Learning. Enhance your education programs with social and collaborative learning features in the new TopClass 10 LMS. Facilitate collaborative learning for online and blended programs with enhanced social profiles, groups and discussion forums.

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? They stay on top of online learning trends and are familiar with learning systems and other association technology. You’ll choose technology that helps you deliver the best learning experience possible to members and customers, and the maximum revenue to your bottom line.

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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. The post 8 ways to deliver an unbeatable learning experience for your members appeared first on YourMembership.

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.

How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Do you feel like giving your learning platform a heave-ho out the door? As dysfunctional and frustrating as that old learning management system (LMS) is, your association still relies upon it. Or, it doesn’t have the functionality to allow your online learning business to grow. How is your existing learning platform holding your association back? Document what you learn. Technical issues: configurations, software upgrades, and security risks.

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