7 Creative Ways to Promote LMS Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

When launching a learning management system (LMS) for the first time, organizations need to take into consideration different ways to generate excitement and interest in their new platform. Host digital scavenger hunts that bring people through different areas of your LMS.

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How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

While you can’t really launch an LMS with no content, you probably already have some waiting in the wings and can get up and running much sooner than you t hink ! . Instead of leaving these on your regular website, move any educational white papers over to your LMS. .

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LMS Implementation: Top Tips for Success

Blue Sky eLearn

Selected your LMS provider. Not all LMS platforms and providers are created equal. While there are many moving parts on the vendor side of an LMS implementation, there are plenty of moving parts in your organization as well. You’ve made your decision. Now comes implementation.

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LMS Buy-In: How to Overcome these Top 4 Objections

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’ve never implemented a Learning Management System (LMS) before then it’s never been a part of your budget before. In no time your sponsors and/or learners can be covering your LMS costs and then some. Having an intuitive, easy-to-use, mobile-friendly LMS is a must.

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Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Selecting an LMS is a big decision. Selecting an LMS is a big decision. Whether you are getting ready to select your first LMS, or are looking to make a switch, there are some guidelines to follow to ensure you make the best decision for your organization.

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LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks Associations

Through a learning management system (LMS). But like everything else, not all association LMS platforms are created equal. Below are the seven essential features that associations should look for when selecting an LMS.

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LMS Integration: Why is it important?

Blue Sky eLearn

You probably know what an LMS is – a Learning Management System. But is your LMS integrated? eLearning Industry goes as far as to say that an LMS API is the single most important feature for training automation. Want to learn more about Blue Sky’s Path LMS and integrations?

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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. They shared some great tips everyone should consider when developing their eLearning program and LMS strategy.

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

Blue Sky eLearn

Your LMS is ready to launch. You’ve finished the initial implementation of your LMS and are ready to go live. Is your LMS is already live? ” email previewing some of the features of your new LMS and highlighting popular content two weeks before your go-live date.

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Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Provides more opportunities for social learning, collaboration, increased participation and informal strategies. Successful Delivery of Blended Learning with an LMS. An LMS can be used to easily deliver the technology elements of your education program.

Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success.

YourMembership Blog

In last week’s post, I had the opportunity to dig into the first five ingredients of a winning learning management system (LMS) recipe. The post Part 2: Secret recipe for continuing education LMS success. Online Learning Professional Development eLearning StrategyToday, I’ll share the eight remaining elements to ensure your association has sweet success with its continuing education (CE) programs.

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How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

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. Last week, we explained how to prepare your business case for a new LMS —from collecting evidence to gathering allies. Now, it’s time to learn how to present a business case for a new LMS to your board, CEO, or other decision-makers. You must figure out how to connect a new LMS to those values.

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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 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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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.

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Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks Associations

As the software industry continues to move away from purchased client/server applications and toward cloud-based SaaS (software as a service) solutions, LMS administrators must rethink the means that they employ to keep their system free from attack, and most importantly, keep their data secure.

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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 post AMS/LMS integration blueprint: Create efficiency, enhance experience, bridge the gap. Online Learning Member Engagement eLearning Strategy Tech Trends

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The Importance of an LMS Roadmap When Selecting a Learning Platform

WBT Systems

Is your LMS provider stuck in a rut? If your LMS isn’t moving forward with you, it might mean it’s going downhill. The next time you select a new learning platform, one of the factors to consider is the vendor’s LMS roadmap. LMS roadmap: are promises delivered? If the roadmap isn’t providing the information you seek, ask the vendor specifically about their plans to add new features and functionality, especially the ones in your LMS requirements.

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How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

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. What Does Designing a Digital Badge Strategy Look Like?

Master LMS selection, and avoid the pitfalls.

YourMembership Blog

With more than 700 learning management system (LMS) solutions in the marketplace, choosing the right one can be downright intimidating. How does one even begin to understand which LMS best meets the needs of your organization? The post Master LMS selection, and avoid the pitfalls. Online Learning Professional Development eLearning Strategy

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5 tips to get your leaders to love new LMS technology.

YourMembership Blog

The post 5 tips to get your leaders to love new LMS technology. Online Learning Professional Development eLearning StrategyFrom our Community Brands Digital Member Study, we learned there’s a strong correlation between member loyalty and technology. Members who believe their professional membership organization is an early technology adopter are generally more satisfied and feel more connected to their organization.

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7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

What are the best ways that your organization can step up its online strategy in order to acquire more members? When it comes to strengthening your online member acquisition strategy, there is no technique so effective as leveraging social media to expand your outreach abilities.

Continuing Education Offerings: 5 Engagement Strategies

Higher Logic

Technology advancements allow working professionals to take classes, earn credits, or achieve certifications through software called a Learning Management System (LMS). Community-building is often a cornerstone of any successful organization’s overall strategy.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

You can’t launch an empty LMS! After you and your LMS have spent some time together, or after you’ve gotten feedback on your first few offerings, you can start introducing new types of learning experiences.

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What’s your Online Learning Monetization Strategy?

CommPartners

When considering how to monetize your learning, it is important to have a clearly defined and executed business strategy that properly aligns with your Learning Management System. Organizations often think of the LMS as simply the container and delivery site for their online programs. Blog association e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS strategy

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

What are the best ways that your organization can step up its online strategy in order to acquire more members? When it comes to strengthening your online member acquisition strategy, there is no technique so effective as leveraging social media to expand your outreach abilities.

5 qualities of a successful online learning team.

YourMembership Blog

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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The Benefits of Being a Personify Partner

Web Courseworks Associations

Our CourseStage Learning Management System (LMS) must integrate or talk to the AMS in order to allow users to have a seamless “single sign on” experience as they move from association website to our LMS. Often, transcript information is also sent to the AMS from the LMS.

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

Higher Logic

The six add-on tech tools we’ll cover today will help you support a sustainable association growth strategy by showcasing membership value so that your current members and prospects have a strong understanding of the value of their dollar within your community.

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10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

You can’t launch an empty LMS! After you and your LMS have spent some time together, or after you’ve gotten feedback on your first few offerings, you can start introducing new types of learning experiences.

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Certifications within Your LMS: Three Reasons Why This Makes Perfect Sense

CommPartners

Understand how including certifications in your online education strategy helps create a more impactful standard of achievement. .

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The whitepaper notes that associations must be willing to review their strategy to put as much emphasis on education as they do on membership, in order to truly establish themselves as an alternative.

Party of One? How to Manage Your Association’s Education

Blue Sky eLearn

Can your meetings team host session recordings in your association’s LMS? Learning Strategies Online Learning Uncategorized association education association LMS associations education education department

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Existing Technology: Between learning management systems (LMS), association management systems (AMSs) and social media, many associations have a robust technology ecosystem in place to support rapidly changing skills-based training and digital badges. How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy.

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Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

As we pack and ship our materials, arrange meetings with partners, clients and associations, and put the finishing touches on our TopClass demos, we started thinking about our top technology strategy tips for getting the most out of the conference.

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Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy. Five Differences between Association and Corporate LMS. Maximize Efficiency with an LMS to AMS Integration. Association-Specific LMS Functionality and Professional Services Expertise.

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Association Learning Blogs: Most Popular of 2016

WBT Systems

Five Differences between Association and Corporate LMS. There are 675+ LMS solutions in the world, but less than 13 specialize as a pure Association LMS. Looking Forward 2016: Reduce the Impact with an LMS. Support Professional Learners Offline with an LMS.

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Open-Source Software Is Everywhere. What’s Your Maintenance Strategy?

Associations Now

If you haven’t had a chance to dig into your AMS or LMS lately, odds are there’s open-source code baked in there somewhere. What’s Your Maintenance Strategy? For years, open-source software has had a rep for being risky compared with managed alternatives.

Expert Roundup: Top Tips on Associations, eLearning, and Technology

Blue Sky eLearn

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Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System

Web Courseworks Associations

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