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There are many great articles below and more on our Social Learning Blog. Enjoy this month’s edition of TOPYX Topics, the social learning newsletter!
Find the Return on Investment of an LMS
First, you must identify what is important for your organization:
These questions and others may apply to what you are looking for that will define the return you need from you training program investment.To prove the financial benefits of acquiring an LMS, use this LMS ROI Calculator.
|eLearning & Social Media Trends|
|Technology is changing how we live, learn and interact at an incredible pace.|
To stay on top of what is going on in the realm of eLearning and social media, it is important to review the notable trends. These trends will point to how the workplace is inevitably going to change.
This is evident in the new eLearning activities being adopted that are redefining education.
|Switching to a New Learning Management System|
|After experiencing the benefits of a learning management system (LMS) it is hard to imagine life without one. This, however, is no reason to hold onto a LMS that does not best serve your organization.|
There are two common reasons for switching to a new LMS platform: cost and the current system’s inability to support unique goals. Even so, implementing a new system requires data migration and training.
This can seem laborious but is actually quite simple.
|Libraries of the Future|
|When we talk about eLearning and social learning management, we have to remember that the world is changing outside of the classroom and workplace as well.|
There are many leaps being made to enhance traditional education by leveraging available technology to deliver better content that is more available and can be targeted to the learner (good article: Apple iSchool?).
Seeing the winds of change blow in a new era for education and training is exciting. But, what changes are occurring to make information more available and more user friend in our everyday lives?Look no further than your local library.
There you we see some drastic changes taking place.
Take a look at this infographic…
|The Financial Value of Your Learning Management System|
|If the cost of a learning management system (LMS) causes you to shy away from the eLearning tool, you’re not alone.|
A variety of institutions weigh the pros and cons of acquiring such a software program.
However, those who view learning management systems as investments are more likely to reap the platform’s many rewards.
After all, cash flow in business is just as important as ensuring your customers and employees are informed and supported. In this regard, changing the way you see an LMS, by considering it an investment and not an expense, allows you to save money and build a better business environment.
|Visual Elements Enhance eLearning|
|A common adage says, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This is especially true when it comes to eLearning. In fact, visual aids are essential to informing, explaining, and training students or employees.|
When utilizing a learning management system (LMS) for eLearning purposes, educators can equip students with visual aids that enhance the learning process.
By including visual elements in a viable teaching plans and prepared digital content, your audience may benefit from having the opportunity to fully engage the eLearning process.
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