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Key social learning resources: part 3

Jane Hart

This is the third part of my four-part series curating key social learning resources for TrainingZone’s social learning month. The first piece this week comes from Charles Jennings, who looks at why the real power of e-learning is social. In this post, built on a recent webinar he delivered, Charles first provides some history about e-learning and then goes on to identify the changes needed as we think about learning in the 21st century.

7 Reasons Social Media Boosts Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

There are good reasons why companies should use Facebook as a means of promoting social learning. Too many business owners don’t take advantage of this free social media network out of fear that employees will abuse their social media privileges. LMS & eLearning

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LTI (Learning Tools Interoperability): One of the Features of a Good LMS

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. In the initial stages of choosing a learning management system (LMS), people often wonder what the features of a good LMS are. Sometimes, individuals need to start at ground zero and find out what a learning management system is. (We Find an LMS that Features LTI.

Leverage eLearning Tools to Organize Business

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Now, the Internet alone cannot give employees and business owners the liberty to work from home, keep work correspondence in a secure location, etc. But, a learning management system (LMS), an organizational system that is Internet-based, certainly can. LMS & eLearning

eLearning Promotes Work-Life Balance, Motivates Employees

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Actually, eLearning technology is the solution to the work-life balance dilemma. eLearning Promotes Balance Between Career and Personal Life. At first glance, it may seem as if an eLearning system would add more items to an employee’s daily to-do list, but that’s not the case.

Why an LMS is a Safe Business Investment

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Although employers typically see the value in maintaining a strong online presence and being well marketed, some fail to see the importance of launching a social learning management system (LMS). eLearning saves companies’ money, and we’re not talking about small amounts.

Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?

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Over the course of the past decade, learning management systems (LMSs) have been adopted by companies in most industry sectors, including business, healthcare, nonprofit, association, multinational, and public sector. How Learning Management Systems Benefit All Kinds of Companies.

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3 Reasons Why Every LMS Needs Tin Can API Functionality

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Every social learning management system (LMS) needs Tin Can API functionality. The trouble is, most people don’t know what Tin Can API is or understand why it’s crucial to successful implementation of an LMS, also referred to as an eLearning system. Solid security using Oauth.

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An LMS Balances the Needs of Companies and Employees

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One specific tool that can accomplish these seemingly conflicting goals is a social learning management system (LMS). There are multiple ways in which an LMS, or an eLearning system, can meet the needs of employees and make them feel as if they are irreplaceable.

The Best of Both Worlds: LMS for Learners and Trainers

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Obviously, these two types of people require different things from a social learning management system (LMS). A recent study revealed that learners are most satisfied with easy-to-use eLearning systems that make accessing content simple. LMS & eLearning

An LMS Can Motivate and Monitor Healthcare Training

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These are serious responsibilities, but a learning management system (LMS) streamlines them. A survey conducted by HR and Nurse Excellence reveals that over half of healthcare organizations utilize social learning management systems. Track individual learning paths of employees.

The Right LMS Can Revive a Dying Business

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Corporate learning that meets the mark encompasses new software, online tools and technical devices. That solution is a social learning management system (LMS), also referred to as an eLearning system. A learning management system facilitates this emphasis on training.

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

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In your personal opinion, what type of value does experiential learning hold? Before you answer, there are two things you must have understanding of: what this type of learning is and what it can accomplish. What is your estimation of experiential learning’s value now?

Can Learning Management Systems Foster Experiential Knowledge in the Workplace?

TOPYX LMS

In your personal opinion, what type of value does experiential learning hold? Before you answer, there are two things you must have understanding of: what this type of learning is and what it can accomplish. What is your estimation of experiential learning’s value now?

Healthcare Organizations Need an LMS for Survival

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Of all the directives the flight attendants gave you, the instruction to secure your own oxygen mask before attempting to help others was perhaps the most crucial. The “oxygen mask” every healthcare organization needs is a social learning management system (LMS).

The Link Between BYOD and Increased Productivity

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Accessing mission critical information, including eLearning and other online learning resources, with an employee’s own device whenever and wherever they may be reduces a barrier that limits adoption and engagement. 43% of companies have unveiled a BYOD security strategy.

What is an LMS?

TOPYX LMS

In the next five minutes, you are going to learn exactly, in everyday terms, what an LMS is. What Is an LMS (Learning Management System)? LMS” is short for “learning management system,” which can also be referred to as an eLearning system or a social learning management system.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. Usenet evolved as more and more people started using it, creating both technological and social demands on the system. Use that as part of the learning.

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Online Corporate Learning

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Did you know that a hosted LMS promotes online learning in corporate settings? And, their understanding of online learning is fuzzy. They might be unsure about the meaning of “hosted LMS” and “online learning.” states, “’LMS’ is short for ‘learning management system.’

How a Hosted LMS Promotes Corporate Online Learning

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Did you know that a hosted LMS promotes online learning in corporate settings? Because they aren’t sure what a hosted LMS is, and their understanding of online learning is fuzzy. states, “’LMS’ is short for ‘learning management system.’ What is Online Learning?

What the Online Learning Consortium’s 2016 Statistics Mean for the Future

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Online learning statistics aren’t merely dry facts; they are gusts of wind that blow companies in one direction or another. One such organization is the Online Learning Consortium. The Online Learning Consortium has produced numerous excellent resources and infographics in the past.

February Informal Learning Hotlist

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Best of Informal Learning Flow. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. 10 Ways to Build Social Media Expertise Using Personal Web Projects - HarvardBusiness.org , February 2, 2010. Secure Websites in Plain English - Common Craft – Explanations In Plain English - , February 9, 2010. Intel’s Social Media Training - HarvardBusiness.org , February 3, 2010. Tags: General Informal Learning

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

This is the 10th and last in a series of blog posts I wrote for Darren Sidnick about communities of practice in an elearning context late last year. Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places.

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract The growth and development of learning analytics has placed a range of new capacities into the hands of educational institutions. The ethics of learning analytics will therefore need to be developed on criteria specific to education. Security applications are common.