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Skip These Features & Functions When Selecting an LMS

  • August 06, 2018
  • VAIRKKO

So, you’re looking for an LMS? Whether you’ve shopped around before, signed up with more than one, or are starting to look for your first - there are plenty of features and functions out there that you can find in every LMS. These features and functions are exactly what are marketed on just about ever learning management vendor’s website. Chances are you can name a few - authoring your own content, some sort of content libraries to supplement, quizzes, answer banks and more. Add in an extra layer or difficulty that your organization has lots of different learning needs that you are trying to meet within one system and things can get very messy, very quick. How do you prioritize which features are most important? How do you know you are choosing the best LMS?

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The Principles of Adult Learning

  • July 30, 2018
  • VAIRKKO

If you work with a learning management system at an organization or business of any kind, it is likely that you are working to create courses and content for adult learners. Adult learners are different than other learners, say children or teens, for many reasons and as such need to have learning materials that cater to their specific learning styles.

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Measure the Effectiveness of Your E-Learning Courses

  • July 23, 2018
  • VAIRKKO

If you’ve been using any sort of online learning in your organization, it is likely that your learning management system comes with many different reporting features and functions to help measure the effectiveness of your online training. With all these different numbers and figures to look at, what exactly should you pay attention to and then what are the appropriate changes to make to improve those statistics? Through this blog post we will be dissecting some of the important metrics to pay attention to, what to do if the numbers don’t look good, and how to continue to improve the content and courses you offer.

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Asynchronous E-Learning vs. Synchronous E-Learning: What are They?

  • July 16, 2018
  • VAIRKKO

E-Learning is growing very popular, with new channels and mediums popping up what seems like daily, there are various types of learning happening. Learning on one’s own no longer means studying through purchased book materials and instead takes on the form of the popular Skillshare website, or even free university classes offered through online mediums. These classes come ripe with like-minded students that can oftentimes be more engaged than students that are forced to attend classes on subject matter they are not interested in. While there may be few students in each class that are not as engaged as others, there are support articles and an abundance of additional information available online to supplement learning and really propel the most successful uptake of the knowledge at hand.

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