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LMS eLearning: How To Engage Learners to Fall in Love with Learning

So your company has taken the plunge and made a huge investment in a learning management system (LMS). Finally, learning programs are all set up in your LMS and staff members are engaged in learning and training. But are they really engaged? We’ve all seen the signs that make you wonder. Learners who appear bored and detached. Who don’t complete courses. Who, if questioned, come away not knowing any more than they did before they had the training.

It’s called D-i-s-e-n-g-a-g-e-m-e-n-t, with a capital D. In the realm of learning, this dreaded condition affects productivity, not to mention a company’s bottom line.

 

Your Three-step Framework to Drive Learner Engagement

Reinforcement, the process of strengthening a behaviour, is a crucial guiding concept for your learning management system (LMS) content. You can't expect your audience to change the way they do things on a daily basis if you simply present information to them. You need to adopt an approach that addresses the four reinforcement gaps and that follows a three-step framework to improve learner engagement rates.

Outgrowing Moodle? Let’s Talk Totara!

Moodle is the most widely used learning management system (LMS) in the world with 130 million users and counting! Moodle was built for the educational space and, while it is wonderful at what is does, it sometimes lacks the functionality needed for corporations. This is where Totara Learn really steps up to the plate!

Full-Managed Cloud Hosting for Moodle Vs. Self-Hosting

Once your organization has made a decision to use Moodle as your chosen learning management system (LMS), another big decision lies ahead. Do you host it yourself or rely on a Moodle hosting services partner to guide you?

Many factors play into this decision. Keeping a large project like a Moodle implementation in-house can be overwhelming, time restrictive, and, believe it or not, can end up being more costly than outsourcing to a Moodle hosted provider.

4 Uses for Predictive Learning Analytics

Learning & Development (L&D) programs typically have two high-level goals:

1. Successfully imparting knowledge and skills to trainees
2. Ensuring that trainees apply their new knowledge and skills on the job

While these goals are simple in theory, they are often complex in practice, and it is not always clear which programs or approaches are most effective at achieving them. This ambiguity results in a large amount of scrap learning – training that is delivered, but does not affect job performance, whether due to a failure of learning or development.

LMS Analytics: Analyzing xAPI Data with Zoola Analytics

One of the key hurdles to effective learning analytics is getting access to all of your data.

Better Training Evaluation With LMS Learning Analytics

In 1959, learning expert Donald Kirkpatrick designed a Four-Level Training Evaluation Model to evaluate the impact of training on performance. The Kirkpatrick Ladder has since become one of the most influential training evaluation frameworks in the world.

Ready for Moodle 3.5 and GDPR? We Are at Lambda Solutions!

It’s here, the version Moodlers have all been waiting for! Moodle 3.5 focuses on GDPR compliance and enhanced usability and accessibility. With the GDPR being enforced in Europe next week (May 25), the EU is forcing practically all software makers and websites in the world to put control of data firmly back into the users hands. If you are using Moodle and have any of your servers or users in the EU, then just upgrading to a recent version isn’t enough. New tools in Moodle 3.5 make things easier but you are still responsible for ensuring that your organization is GDPR-compliant.

How Sandler Training Re-Engaged Users & Increased Revenues with Lambda Solutions

Enterprise customers with locations scattered across the globe and an international learner base face complex challenges when it comes to training. Sandler Training tackled this challenge head on to get its Sandler Online platform back on track to be able to deliver online courses to tens of thousands of international clients from over 275 local training centres.

Disruption and the Art of Learning Measurement: Final Day at ATD 2018

As the whirlwind conference is fast coming to a close today, Team Zoola Analytics sat in on a couple more lively sessions. Our VP of Product, Stewart Rogers, got to learn how to inject a bit of “Broadway” into learning programs and discovered how L&D is evolving from Big Learning to "Learning by Sprints." Finally, audiences got the message that measuring for the sake of measuring is wasteful.

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