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E-Learning

The Critical Elements of Implementing Learning and Training Programs

by Charlie Gillette on February 29, 2012

Kevin Costner was told in Field of Dreams, “build it and they will come”. This mindset may work for an Iowa corn farmer and a baseball team, but it will NOT work for Learning and Training Programs.

Increase Channel Effectiveness through Partner Certifications and Trainings

by Dan Blau on April 20, 2011

Channel Services Group (CSG) and Knowledge Anywhere have partnered to develop a strategic offering to increase vendors’ revenue stream through effective, easy-to-manage training and certification programs. This offering helps accelerate the adoption of certifications and trainings, ensuring partners are fully equipped to successfully up-sell and cross-sell vendor products.

SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership Extends Training for Home Care Aides with Online Learning System

by Dan Blau on February 8, 2011

The SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership launched their online training initiative for Home Care Aides this month. These online courses complement the Training Partnership’s existing and well-regarded classroom courses, allowing the organization to reach a large, diverse audience with information on topics ranging from blood-borne pathogens to nutritious cooking.

Key Aspects of Developing Engaging e-Learning – Part 2

by Clark Quinn on February 10, 2010

PRINCIPLES
The frameworks (cognitive, emotional, and individual) suggest the following principles for content and learning:
• The learning should focus on important skills that the learner leaves with. Learning should make a difference in their ability to meet their own goals, and it should be actionable. Teaching just abstract knowledge or frameworks leaves people with what cognitive science calls “inert knowledge” that learners can pass tests on, but don’t access at appropriate application situations (it may be retained, but it isn’t transferred).

The Power Selling E-Learning Experience: Consultative Selling for Document Technology Representatives

by Steven Power on January 4, 2010

Organizations are always looking for ways to reduce traditional training costs, mainly travel and lodging costs. In today’s highly competitive markets, being able to reduce these costs, as well as to reduce a salesperson’s time out of the field is a huge benefit for the entire organization. Two industry leaders have collaborated to launch a great solution to this recurring issue entitled, The Power Selling E-learning Experience, by Steven Power and Knowledge Anywhere.

Hosted (SaaS) Vs. Licensed Cost Analysis of a Learning Management System/Learning Content Management System (LMS/LCMS)

by Bob Goldschneider on June 23, 2009

There are two ways a company may purchase a learning management system/learning content management system (LMS/LCMS). They can license the software and host it on their own servers internally, or they can purchase a hosted service where the software is hosted on the vendor’s servers.
 
The hosted vendor service option is also called SaaS.  SaaS (vendor [...]

Low-hanging fruit: taking your elearning to the ‘next level’ on the cheap

by Clark Quinn on June 23, 2009

The arguments are hard to ignore and the reasons to move beyond ‘training’ are myriad.  Things are moving faster, information is doubling at a rapid rate, the ability for products and services to be copied is down to almost minutes.  No  matter how entrenched your industry, or how deep your pockets, imminent threats are promised.  [...]

Improving On-The-Job Training with LMS and e-Learning Tools

by Mary Polley-Berte on May 29, 2009

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) and e-Learning authoring tools can help with all parts of on-the-job training. Depending on your organization’s needs, you can use an LMS to track and manage one or more parts of the OJT process.

Helping your Training Organization Survive and Thrive Through the Recession

by Charlie Gillette on May 15, 2009

Charlie Gillette, CEO of the leading eLearning company, Knowledge Anywhere discusses techniques to keep training organizations thriving through the recession.

Bellevue-based Knowledge Anywhere Acquires Warehouse Intellect

by Elizabeth Linarelli on March 6, 2009

Acquisition Extends Knowledge Anywhere’s Solutions and Enterprise Customers Base