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. While these strategies have certainly been proven to work, we wanted to share some other creative ways one of our clients is considering to get their audience to engage with their new LMS. . Host digital scavenger hunts that bring people through different areas of 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. What content do you want to be populated in your LMS by that date? Want to learn more about Blue Sky eLearn and Path LMS’s implementation and onboarding services? 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. However, with the expense of an LMS comes online courses and on-demand webinars that can become a part of your non-dues revenue strategy as well as new avenues to acquire sponsorship dollars. 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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Is the LMS DOA?

Blue Sky eLearn

Headlines like, “The LMS Market Is Quickly Losing Ground,” and “Traditional eLearning is Dead,” have prompted concerned association leaders to ask me: “Why should I invest in an LMS if the technology is dying?”. Corporate LMS Systems Must Evolve or Die. It’s that the old LMS technology must be replaced with flexible solutions that deliver content on demand, offering ongoing development opportunities. The post Is the LMS DOA?

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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. Consider Your LMS Needs. Or are you facing challenges with your current LMS and are looking for other options? Most likely each LMS provider will want to have a call to qualify YOU first.

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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. For associations specifically, Jeff Cobb of Tagoras outlines the why you’d think about integrating your LMS with your AMS here. It can allow: Single Sign-On: Learners to be automatically signed into the LMS once they are signed on to the integrated platform.

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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. Let your learners use your LMS without a financial commitment. It’s important to remind them the LMS is available to them at any time. What’s next? Congratulations!

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LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’re in the market for an LMS, you’re probably waist deep in the search process and dreaming of the light at the end of the tunnel. Often when choosing an LMS , many buyers are not asking critically important, detailed questions that can make or break an LMS implementation. And if they do ask tough questions, the questions don’t dig deep enough and may not reveal major gaps in the LMS functionality, support, and team/company strength.

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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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Learning Strategies for New Members: Microcredentialing

CommPartners

As CEO of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design. Blog badge LMS membership Microcredentialing microlearning New members onboarding skill development skill gaps tracy king

5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager

Blue Sky eLearn

You have decided to implement a L earning M anagement S ystem (LMS) , you’ve secured a budget from your board and you have a few fellow colleagues that have agreed to help you on this mission. But where do you start and how do you ensure that your LMS actual goes live in a timely manner? As the Director of Client Onboarding at Blue Sky eLearn, I have helped hundreds of a ssociation and c orporate client s implement their LMS. Congratulations!

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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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Learning Strategies for New Members: Onboarding

CommPartners

As CEO of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design. This is a guest post written by Tracy King, CAE.

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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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 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 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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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. . Even if your on-demand content isn’t ready to view, that doesn’t mean you can’t utilize your LMS for webinar registration. The post How to Launch an LMS with No Content appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

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LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

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. Look for ways you can use the LMS tools to add to the experience for your members. An LMS will help your team create the most functional course possible while keeping the user experience in mind.

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Five LMS Content Strategies to Attract, Engage and Support your Learners

Fonteva

Essentially, it is the bread and butter of an LMS. These 5 strategies will help you create LMS content that attracts, engages, and supports your stakeholders: 1. Shared information and ideas are constantly evolving, and your learners will want to check your LMS daily to see what they might have missed. Foundational and curriculum-based courses serve as the core substance of your LMS, offering the most impactful and enriching opportunities.

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Get Ready for Online Learning with LMS Selection Criteria

Delcor

If you’re ready to invest in a learning management system (LMS), start by reviewing these LMS selection criteria. Though by no means a comprehensive list, they will help get you on the right path to finding a LMS platform that meets your needs. Learning strategy. But first, a quick reminder about strategy. Before you start thinking about technology, come to agreement with your team on your learning strategy. LMS selection criteria.

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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). In order to help organizations make the most of their continuing education technologies, we’ve collected our favorite strategies. Automate your marketing strategy so that your members are targeted with relevant information when they’re most likely to be interested in it. Better data analysis of LMS usage.

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. This strategy is also effective because you get to build off of the hard work that they’ve already done to grow their member population, and they off yours.

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. Use the same terminology across the board – in your LMS, on your website, on social media, and in the marketing messages. You’ll have dreams about your online content and LMS (at least I did!),

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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. This strategy is also effective because you get to build off of the hard work that they’ve already done to grow their member population, and they off yours.

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. An LMS helps you to deliver a uniform experience to learners that may be geographically dispersed, ensuring that new concepts and core learning objectives are presented in a consistent manner to all learners.

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 learningA gut check to help your association implement a major learning management system or elearning strategic plan.

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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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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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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. Learning Management System (LMS) / eLearning. Read the full case study for more details on their strategy and results.

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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. Use the same terminology across the board – in your LMS, on your website, on social media, and in the marketing messages. You’ll have dreams about your online content and LMS (at least I did!),

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Security Awareness Tips for LMS Administrators

Web Courseworks

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. For instance, it is a poor idea to have a user account called “admin” that is shared between several administrators of an AMS, LMS, or ecommerce system. Keeping Your SaaS Data Secure.

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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. This article shows you how to design a Digital Badge Strategy to justify the existence of your badges, from the perspective of your business goals, your online learning strategy, and the perspectives of the users who will value earning each badge.

Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

From creating processes for handling your association’s most valuable asset (your data) to delegating tasks to maintain an organized strategy, this guide covers it all. Consider another valuable tool in your association’s toolbox: your association learning management software (LMS). Online learning management technology (your LMS). Use your LMS to improve your email communications as well. Uncategorized ams association organization associations LMS

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. .

Developing Online Learning Strategies in a Virtual World

Protech

With that in mind, h ere are some actionable tips for your association’s professional development team t o take your online learning strategy to new heights. . Map the Online Learning Content Strategy . Step 1: Develop a C ontent Strategy .

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AMS vs. CRM: Integrating Strategy and Software

Protech

A s Wes Trochlil of Effective Database Management points out , “CRM is not a functionality or a technology; it is a strategy and philosophy. Integrate learning management systems (LMS) for education and professional development for your members . The post AMS vs. CRM: Integrating Strategy and Software appeared first on Protech Associates. By: The Protech Team . Our staff has the privilege of working with professional and trade associations every day.

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 departmentRaise your hand if “providing education and learning opportunities” is part of your association’s mission statement and/or core values.