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Four Benefits of Blended Learning for Clinical Training

Posted by Nimritta P. on Mar 24, 2015 10:39:00 AM

Healthcare professionals work in high-pressure and high-stress environments, where they must be prepared on a daily basis for any and every situation, life-threatening or otherwise. So isn’t it safe to say that it benefits everyone when these professionals have the most effective systems for training, and education? Clinicians’ knowledge has to be up-to-date, and it needs to be delivered efficiently. The teaching, the practice, and the enforcement of this knowledge and information is an integral part of the healthcare system, and the inclusion of these components is why it works as well as it does. Let’s go over which aspects of blended learning can benefit the way clinical training is delivered in healthcare.

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Topics: healthcare eLearning

LMS Market Overview | 2015

Posted by SeanH on Mar 17, 2015 2:47:00 PM

The learning management system (LMS) market is growing fast and it doesn’t look like its about to slow down anytime soon. According to Forbes the LMS market was well over $2.5 billion and will grow to $8 billion by 2018 with North America leading the market share. Rapid growth in the LMS market can be explained by many factors but two key points that stand out are as follows:

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Topics: lms market, learning management system market

Six Ways to Deliver Corporate eLearning with Moodle

Posted by Nimritta P. on Mar 16, 2015 3:26:47 PM

A common misconception about Moodle is that it is only used by the education sector for the purpose of providing online learning. This is simply not the case given Moodle’s diverse functionalities and it’s proven utility in almost every industry. Moodle is used by organizations in a variety of fields, including but not limited to healthcare, government, enterprise and non-profit, in countless different ways. In our eBook, Corporate eLearning: Six Strategies for Leveraging Moodle,  we discuss six of the most common ways Moodle is used to reach business objectives by organizations of all shapes and sizes.  Here are the different areas in business that Moodle can assist you with:

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Topics: corporate eLearning, Moodle

6 Expert Insights into Corporate Learning Trends

Posted by Nimritta P. on Mar 5, 2015 11:07:00 AM

It’s becoming evident that predictive trends are beneficial to the e-learning industry because they allow organizations to capitalize on these trends before they take off. Lambda has been in this industry for 13 years, so we fully understand the power of predictive trends. We talked to 7 e-Learning experts and asked them what trends they thought would have the biggest impact on the way we learn at work this year. Here are just a few of the tips we received.

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Topics: e-learning

DIY or Outsource? 5 Benefits of Cloud Based Moodle Hosting

Posted by Nimritta P. on Feb 27, 2015 7:00:00 AM

One of the major decisions organizations have to make when implementing an LMS is whether to go with DIY (do-it-yourself), or outsourced hosting. Cloud-based hosting is an advanced form of hosting that incorporates greater support and service levels, and offloads the aforementioned duties to the managed hosting firm.

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Topics: cloud hosting

7 Tips for Your LMS RFP Selection Process, and Free RFP Template

Posted by Nimritta P. on Feb 23, 2015 12:21:51 PM

We know that with over 300 options to choose from, selecting an LMS can be a tad bit daunting. It's a timely process that requires a lot of deep thinking and hard work. To make things a little easier, we have compiled everything you need to know to select an LMS, with tips on the process of creating an RFP.

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Topics: lms market

6 Reasons Why Everyone Loves Moodle 2.8

Posted by SeanH on Feb 18, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Now that Moodle 2.8 is on its third minor release (Moodle 2.8.3)—we’ve had a solid quarter to review the features and see what’s jiving for our corporate, healthcare and education-based clients. Moodle 2.8 is hands-down the best version of Moodle yet and we couldn’t be more excited to share how you will benefit from the new and improved features. With Moodle 2.8, users are reaping the benefits of significant enhancements to gradebook, forums, analytics and the overall usability across all devices. Continue reading for the additional 6 features that have been approved by our team of Moodle developers.

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Topics: Moodle plugins, Moodle

5 Tips to Inspire and Engage Online Learners

Posted by Nimritta P. on Feb 17, 2015 11:15:00 AM

One of the major challenges LMS administrators often face with online learning  is keeping their learners inspired and engaged in their course work and we have some great advice on how to overcome this. Here are a few tips on how to keep online learners motivated:

 

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Topics: gamification in eLearning, eLearning tips

Mythbusters, the Blended Learning Edition

Posted by Nimritta P. on Feb 12, 2015 6:30:00 AM

 

Blended learning isn’t exactly new - different technologies have been slowly trickling their way into the classroom for many years now. Despite this, blended learning is often misunderstood. Here are a few common myths about blended learning we often hear:

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Topics: blended learning

How to Use the Face to Face Plugin for Blended Learning in Moodle

Posted by SeanH on Feb 10, 2015 3:28:03 PM

The Face-to-face plugin for Moodle makes it easy to incorporate blended learning into your eLearning courses. Today’s learners—whether in corporate or education institutions—desire the flexibility to learn in ways that resonate best. We frequently hear how older generations want face-to-face training and how younger generations want a combination of in-person and online. Blended learning makes this possible and it is extremely effective. In a study with over 30,000 students, blended learning allowed students to achieve 25% more than their non-blended learning counterparts.

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Topics: blended eLearning, Moodle, face-to-face training

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