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Make Sure Your LMS Is GDPR Compliant By May 25, 2018

 

If you’re like most business professionals, you’ve heard of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Most companies are prepared for the new regulation but if you haven’t put plans in place, time is running out.

Top 5 Human Capital Trends That Will Change the Talent Landscape

Considerable change is the only true representation of consistency, in part, thanks to a rapid acceleration of technology and innovative thinking — so in this post we’re counting down the top 5 Human Capital trends that are making the Human Capital landscape of 2018 such an exciting space. Read on to explore how the future emerging leaders will make their mark.

Top 5 Benefits of Online Learning for Teachers

Access to online learning resources has triggered a revolution in classroom settings from K-12 all the way up to postsecondary institutions. eLearning is no longer a simple byproduct of the age of information and access to the Internet, it’s become an invaluable resource to educators and classroom teachers, harnessing a new model of knowledge sharing wherein students now possess the tools to learn at their own pace.

How Learning Analytics Can Improve Corporate Training

As a learning professional, you are often required to report on the effectiveness of your training programs. These reports can be used for a variety of purposes, such as monitoring trainee progress, identifying intervention opportunities, and collecting compliance data.

Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning

Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money? Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to either become cost neutral, or turn a profit. Moodle helps this process by allowing education institutes to offer their online courses – even entire online learning programs – at a profit. 

Prevent Cheating in Moodle - Two-Step Authentication

New Moodle Plugin Helps Prevent Online Cheating

One of the benefits of online learning with Learning Management Systems is that it provides students the flexibility to learn online and take quizzes from home — but it also makes cheating much easier. Educational institutions and industry certification authorities continue to face the problem of cheating on tests. Common solutions can be proctored exams, authentication, identity verification by proxy, and code of conduct warnings. Despite these preventative measures, whether you administer learning in a traditional classroom or through online education, there will still be a few learners who will attempt to manipulate the rules.

Calculating the ROI for an LMS: Open Source vs. Proprietary

Open Source vs. Proprietary Learning Management Systems

We're looking at the key cost differences between closed or proprietary solutions, and open source solutions such as Moodle or Totara LMS.

Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI) for your LMS

If you’re adopting a learning management system (LMS), then chances are you will need to prove the return on investment (ROI). The method for proving ROI of your LMS will depend on the method your company is currently using for training. We’ll explore some of the differences below.

Flipped Classrooms - Corporate Training and eLearning

It’s an undisputable fact that online learning has been a disruptive force in the face of traditional, corporate training methods. Despite this, it is most effective not when it’s used as a replacement for face-to-face learning, but supplemented with it. In fact, access to online learning tools has spurred outcome-improving innovations meant to enhance face-to-face training.

3 Ways to Use Video in Moodle

One of the greatest benefits of eLearning, is the ability to incorporate multimedia like audio, and video. Currently, video accounts for 47% of global internet traffic. This year, this number is expected to reach 86%.  Video is one of the most effective ways to keep students engaged and interested in the learning material, and can be used to provide students with lectures they missed, or to deliver learning videos (Eg. “How to”). There are numerous ways to use video in your Moodle or Totara courses. We’ll show you how to prepare your Moodle site to use multimedia, and then demonstrate three simple ways you can add video to your learning environment.

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