5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Every organization has different needs and specific requirements, but there are some main things to look out for when evaluating LMS prospects. . Being able to easily access data and reports once things get going will also be an important piece to the LMS puzzle. . Are there opportunities for sponsorship on your LMS? And, if you prefer, can all of the purchasing happen on your AMS or CRM instead of in your LMS?

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5 Essential CME LMS Features for Your Healthcare Association

Web Courseworks Associations

This task is made even harder if your CME learning management system ( CME LMS ), the platform that delivers eLearning to your association’s members, fails to support you in the effort. How to Choose the Right Healthcare LMS: 4 Top Tips.

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5 Tips for Implementing an LMS to Increase Productivity

Higher Logic

The easiest way to do this is by implementing a Learning Management System (LMS). Check out the following tips for doing so: Choose the right LMS for your association’s needs. Integrate your AMS and LMS for heightened abilities. Choose the right LMS for your association’s needs.

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12 critical considerations for purchasing the right LMS

Association Success

As companies scramble to find resources to meet their needs, a Learning Management System (LMS) is a foundational tool used for learning content, employee training, and selling digital products. When it comes to LMS’s, there is no “one size fits all.” LMS OR LCMS? .

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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. Built-in course authoring tools are a good way to accomplish this, not to say they should replace your current course authoring. Look for ways you can use the LMS tools to add to the experience for your members.

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3 Ways to Use Your LMS for Member Engagement (Beyond Continuing Education)


An LMS (or learning management system ) is the ideal tool for giving you and your staff visibility into members’ progress with any education initiative, whether it’s industry required or for member engagement purposes. you may wonder whether or not an LMS would be beneficial for you.

How to Develop Really Good LMS Requirements

WBT Systems

The request for proposal you send to learning management system (LMS) providers is only as good as the process you use to develop your LMS requirements. If you don’t accurately and completely identify and prioritize your real needs during that process, your new LMS will fall short of expectations. Before you even think about creating a request for proposal (RFP), you must spend time on the LMS requirements gathering and analysis process. Prioritizing LMS requirements.

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The Essential Association Membership Tool

Association Adviser

Features Membership Technology association education Blue Sky Broadcast learning management system LMS member education online education online learning online training professional developmentAlmost every association has considered expanding the reach of their education programs from location-based events, and the accessibility of other educational resources, by providing online learning. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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LMS Matchmaker: Deal Breaker Edition


However, implementing a learning program with a corresponding learning management system (LMS) can pose quite a challenge for associations. Your organization should be a source of information, tools, and resources for your members.

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3 Ways to Engage Members Using an LMS (Besides Tracking Education)


Don’t get me wrong: an LMS (or learning management system ) IS the ideal tool for giving you and your staff visibility into members’ progress with any education initiative. Not to mention, an LMS will give your learners the best user experience, too.

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Get Ready for Online Learning with LMS Selection Criteria


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. LMS selection criteria.

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3 Ideas for Using an LMS Besides Tracking Education Credits


Don’t get me wrong: a learning management system (or LMS) is the ideal tool for giving you and your staff visibility into your members’ progress with any required education initiative. Not to mention, an LMS will give your learners the best user experience, too.). you may wonder whether or not an LMS would be useful to you. Here are a few other ways an LMS provides a ton of value to member-based organizations: Small Staff Chatter learning management system

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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. When you invest in this tech tool, you’re investing in the professional growth of your members. Data Collection / Automation Tools.

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How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

Higher Logic

Achieving this goal is easier said than done without effective tools, but it’s a common core objective among associations (for good reason). Let's focus on how engagement tools and platforms, like additional community modules or marketing automation, can work together to elevate the success and impact of your online community as it relates to events and registrations. Event management tools can boost attendance by adding value to the member experience.

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How to Prepare a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

As dysfunctional and frustrating as that old learning management system (LMS) is, your association still relies upon it. But, let’s face it, your current LMS is holding you back. You need a better LMS but the powers that be aren’t going to like that news. Your argument for a new LMS has to be rock solid, so first we’re going to explain how to prepare a business case for a new LMS. Preparing Your Case for a New LMS.

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Social Learning: Integrating Courses with Community

Blue Sky eLearn

In a similar fashion, you could set up community groups around live events and webinars that happen through your LMS. Badges are not only a great way to reward your learners for their participation, they also serve as a marketing tool for others to find out about your educational programs.

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10 virtual event tools you can use to move your meetings online

Association Success

Here’s a list of the tools and software we’ve found that are most likely to help organizations, their members and businesses stay in contact while working safely from home. . The oft-used tool is one of the easiest ways to connect, especially for quick meetings.

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Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

Luckily, there are digital tools designed specifically to help you through the process! Robust reporting tools: Ensure your AMS can provide the reports your association needs, when you need them. Online learning management technology (your LMS).

Event Email Marketing for Associations: 3 Essentials

Blue Sky eLearn

Images and graphics are a great tool to give a breather between long paragraphs. Now that your event marketing tool is working closely with your AMS and CRM software, you are free to analyze and implement this data in ways that might not have been previously possible.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

Successful Delivery of Blended Learning with an LMS. Using an LMS to deliver blended learning is ideal for organizations that want to ensure consistency in the delivery of core learning objectives, while also enabling more in depth, personalized, or informal exploration of key topics by combining online content with face-to-face learning activities, such as group project work, in-classroom activities, or community discussions.

3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

In this modern world of ‘information at your fingertips’, how can your Learning Management System (LMS) help you to incorporate reflective learning in your education programs? The newest cloud-based and mobile responsive LMS solutions provide fast access to education resources anytime, anywhere, and your LMS can support learning offline , but how do we also ensure that our professional learners also take the time to process and apply the learning they have accessed online?

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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. TrainingPressReleases.com ) – WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named as the #1 Association Learning Management System for the second consecutive year in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards 2016. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

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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. When we were designing the new functionality for TopClass LMS version 10, we contacted our Association clients and asked them to give us their insights on digital badges – a growing trend in association learning technology.

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eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS

WBT Systems

How can you use your association LMS to provide eLearning assessment that is supportive of the learning process and engaging for learners? Assessments can take many forms in an LMS, such as pre-and post-learning surveys, short quizzes, or detailed examinations. Below is an example of each of these question types from TopClass LMS. This could be supported by the LMS through the use of social learning tools and discussion groups.

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Social Media Roundup: Trello, a Tool Worth Trying

Associations Now

Managing a project can get confusing or even painful with the wrong tools. He says the board-based to-do tool “works flawlessly” on a number of platforms, and it can handle complexity without getting too complex. BREAKING: [link] acquires social LMS Digital Ignite #assnchat [link]. The post Social Media Roundup: Trello, a Tool Worth Trying appeared first on Associations Now A meetings expert may have found the replacement for paper to-do lists.

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). To remind them about the opportunities that continuing education and your LMS afford, create a tactical marketing strategy that reaches out to them in an engaging way and brings their education to the front of their mind when it’s most relevant. Better data analysis of LMS usage.

Interview with an Expert Series: Associate Executive Director, Myke Kudlas

Blue Sky eLearn

After that initial experience, I began experimenting with Captivate and other authoring tools to improve the quality of the presentation and introduce interactive elements to it. The biggest mistake I see people making in the association industry is to focus too much on LMS functionality and interface at the expense of their content.

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education

YourMembership Blog

On the contrary, if you look at some of the popular learning tools out there, from Khan Academy to tutorials on YouTube, you’ll find that simplicity and quality of content will win over bloated graphics and unnecessary whiz bang. About our LMS, Crowd Wisdom™. Our award winning LMS, Crowd Wisdom™ , was designed to deliver a more effective and engaging learning experience for working professionals seeking content and information to further their career skills and knowledge.

2020 Association Tech: 3 Expert Tips to Guide Your Planning

Higher Logic

By building it into our tools, like marketing automation , for example. If you aren’t sure where to begin, ask your tech provider for deeper guidance on your tools. He says if you learn something from that, share your takeaways with other departments who should be using that tool.

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Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

What are the key questions to ask when planning an LMS implementation project to ensure its success? It can take between three to six months to implement a new cloud LMS , and between six to nine months to implement an on-premise LMS for a large corporation or extended enterprise. A new LMS implementation or migration to a new system can be quite disruptive to an organization. Do you need an LMS with responsive mobile design?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

Associations have all the tools to lead the change, but are they ready? With comprehensive, searchable content catalogs to enable learners to easily find the courses of interest to them, the ability to deliver more interactive content online, and engaging social learning features such as discussion forums and digital badges an Association LMS helps to attract and engage learners to the association.

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

With so many options out there, and every vendor keen to advertise their platform with the latest bells and whistles or the ”prettiest” interface, how do you make sure that your LMS performs the way your organization needs it to? 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?

3 Steps for Creating a Winning Digital Transformation Strategy


Those with the right tools in place rapidly reached a turning point that’s been called “digital transformation.” Tags: LMS. Guest post by Advanced Solutions International (ASI) For associations that were prepared, the COVID-19 pandemic offered an unexpected opportunity.

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Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

” What tools are at the curator’s disposal to help determine the relevancy and value of your education resources? Well, one of the most useful tools for learning content curation for member education programs is your Association Learning Management System. Using your LMS as a Content Curation Tool. The course catalog in your LMS is the repository for all your education program content. Have you tried curating content for your education programs?

3 ways to unstick the vicious continuing ed tech cycle.

YourMembership Blog

One of the hardest tasks as a continuing education provider is maintaining confidence in your learning management software (LMS). But soon, you realize there’s a new tool or technology that offers more. Some of you are currently stuck in the vicious cycle of investing in new technology. You feel proud of what you’ve accomplished. The post 3 ways to unstick the vicious continuing ed tech cycle. appeared first on YourMembership. Online Learning Professional Development

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Enhance eLearning Assessment to Maintain Learner Engagement

WBT Systems

Screenshots from the examples shown are based on the WBT Systems ‘ TopClass LMS online content editor. Any eLearning content creation tool which allows access to the underlying HTML code can be used. If you would like some tips on enhancing eLearning assessment to maintain learner engagement with your content, why not request a demo of TopClass LMS and see how else it could help you to take your education programs to the next level?

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OpenBadges: Increasing Visibility of Association Education

WBT Systems

Describing the appeal of digital badges, the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory ( HASTAC ) says, “ Digital badges are a powerful new tool for identifying and validating the rich array of people’s skills, knowledge, accomplishments, and competencies. This is leading to the availability of several platforms offering digital badge solutions , including a few learning management systems, such as TopClass LMS. A valuable tool indeed.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We think it’s likely that we’ll see a successful pilot integration of EHR data with an external LMS in the next three years. An example would be getting your high-fidelity medical simulator to talk to your LMS and LRS. The Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida (the Silicon Valley of simulation), is, a source tells us, leaning toward specifying xAPI (see below) as the standard for LMS-simulator communication.

Enabling Learning & Performance Analytics with xAPI

Web Courseworks

What about the added expense of maintaining an LMS and an LRS? Many people wonder if an LMS can replace an LRS. The tools coincide with each other. If it’s valuable to you to develop a culture of continuous improvement and be able to measure the changes your LMS is making to your continued learning then an LRS is something to become familiar with. Industry Insights associations Data EdCast elearning LMS LRS watershed xAPI

Online Learning Needs a Robust E-Commerce System

Web Courseworks

Part of addressing those considerations is picking the right tools for my learners. While it’s important to pay attention to curriculum design, it’s also important to consider the tools my learners will use to buy access to those courses. Strategy Assocations e-commerce elearning LMS Technology