Learning Management

How Auto-Owners Insurance Is Using CourseMill and Lectora to Create and Deliver Self-paced Training

Lectora, CourseMill, and Auto-Owners Insurance logos

Non-linear and self-paced eLearning allows learners to have choice and the opportunity to finish training quickly. Recently, I spoke with Zoa Bonofiglio and Andy Lockwood in the training department at Auto-Owners Insurance to hear how they’ve been creating eLearning just like this. The example below is from the virtual training room they created—how cool! Let’s…

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How MPHI Saved Time and Streamlined Reporting With CourseMill

MPHI and CourseMill logos

Today on the Trivantis® blog, we’re featuring a case study excerpt on The Michigan Public Health Institute. MPHI is a non-profit institute dedicated to improving public health through the use of state-of-the-art community health practices. They have been using CourseMill® as their learning management system (LMS) since 2012 and have its Advanced Reports feature too. MPHI…

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Lectora Online: Cloud-based Authoring for Docebo Customers

What happens when the authoring tool Lectora® Online and Docebo’s learning management system are integrated via xAPI? Publishing is simplified, so Docebo’s customers can save time. In addition, they have the opportunity for powerful reporting using xAPI. Let’s talk about xAPI for a minute. The xAPI standard (you may have heard it called The Experience…

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eLearning Standards—What They Are and Why They Matter

Just like humans need a common language to communicate with each other, eLearning courses and learning management systems (LMS) need a common language so that courses can send information back to the LMS from students taking those courses. To accomplish this, the industry has come up with several eLearning standards that allow courses created by…

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Can You Perform Without a Performance Ecosystem?

In a recent #GuildChat sponsored by the eLearning Guild, the participants were asked “How is an organizational ecosystem similar to / different than an ecosystem in nature?” The first response was from learning and development professional Mark Sheppard, who said, “An ecosystem is something that is always under threat—whether we know it or not.” As…

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Is It Time To Kill the Kirkpatrick Model?

The Kirkpatrick Model for training evaluation is kind of like Old Faithful. It’s been around since the 1950s and provides an easy to understand framework for evaluating your training program. Here is the model as described by the Kirkpatrick Partners: But is the Kirkpatrick Model still valid? In a recent #chat2lrn Twitter chat, Donald Clark…

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Thursday’s Trending Topic: eLearning for All Generations

I read an interesting article recently (linked below), which declared that Generation Y hates mLearning and doesn’t want to use it. Some of the reasons quoted included “Why should I use a mobile phone for learning when I can use my computer? Why should I learn from a small, hard to navigate screen when I can…

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eLearning and the Internet of Things

The term “Internet of Things” was coined by British entrepreneur Kevin Ashton in 1999. So for the rest of this blog, every time I say “Internet of Things,” I’m going to need you to read it in a British accent in your head. Okay? Great! I think we’re off to a good start. According to…

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Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic: Future

We’re bringing back the Thursday’s Trending eLearning Topic blog series, so today we’re going to talk about the future—a popular topic not only in the eLearning industry, but also in the whole world. For example, right now I have a poster in my office at Trivantis (from our recent “Find the Future” themed user conference)…

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