When you’re starting to explore e-learning for your organisation, the research alone can be a daunting task. There are so many providers offering LMS products and services, it can be hard to understand what they are and if they’re relevant for your needs.
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Let’s face it, having a single system that serves every function in your organisation is an unattainable dream. Often a 'best-of-breed' approach is used where different systems that excel in their own area of operation are used.
This makes sense from a functionality point of view but this can lead to a plethora of systems in use plus any number of legacy systems too.
Welcome to the latest post in our Disruption Debate series, where Lars Hyland speaks to some of L&D’s top influencers and thought leaders about the most pressing issues facing businesses today. This time, we spoke to Clive Shepherd, founding director at The More Than Blended Learning Company. Clive has played a key role in the L&D sector for 30 years, with particular interest in technology-assisted learning and communications. We wanted to find out more about Clive’s unique insight into the industry, as well as where he thinks we need to start making changes in our approach to learning.
When Albert Bandura sat down and wrote his Social Learning Theory, we’re pretty sure he wasn’t thinking about learning management systems. We don’t blame him – sometimes it’s hard to see the two mix and merge – so let’s get some ideas, and show how a LMS can help boost the social learning processes in your organisation.
It’s easy to see how the e-learning environment has grown and evolved into the platforms we’re seeing today. Not only is it simpler, but learners are able to take courses in their own time, without being in a training room, and the learning process moves faster than it would in a traditional environment. What’s more, with so many learning management systems (LMS) on the market, companies can easily find something that matches their training needs and budget.
Low retention rates in your coaching sessions? We feel you - training a salesperson is not an easy task.
Welcome to the next instalment of our Disruption Debate. This time, Lars Hyland spoke to Talented Learning’s John Leh. John is an independent learning technology analyst who has personally reviewed more than 100 learning management systems, helping organisations choose and use the best e-learning tools for their needs.
An attractive and on-brand learning management system can go a long way towards engaging your stakeholders and helping them to enjoy their learning experience. Asking the right questions at the right time will help you achieve this visual design for your LMS. So, what do you need to ask a prospective LMS visual design provider?
Gamification has become one of e-learning’s hottest buzzwords, but getting your head in the game can seem like a daunting and expensive prospect for many organisations. Our recipe will help ensure you’re fully prepared to embrace this exciting element of learning technologies for truly game-changing learning.
Many companies still aren't sold on the advantages of e-learning, even though it can mean significant time and cost savings for your L&D department. If you're struggling to get your stakeholders on board, HowToMoodle has put together a handy infographic to explain the benefits of e-learning. Whether you're looking to implement change quickly, cut the cost of training or make the best use of your existing resources, e-learning has proven highly beneficial for thousands of businesses worldwide, so simply click on the image below to access the PDF version of the infographic.