How can you manage E-learning?

This post is provided by guest blogger, Jessica Munkvold, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, MS in Training and Development program.

Managing a face-to-face course is tough, but can you imagine managing an E-learning course? You would think, maybe it will be easier since everything is online, but did you consider how to maintain the course online? There are many things to be considered

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The benefits of an LMS

This post is provided by guest blogger, Sheana Graham, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Il., MS in Training and Development program

An eLearning program can be difficult to maneuver as a student; imagine how difficult it can be to manage a program that is strictly online. My first experience working with an LMS was about 2 years ago and I must say that it is a great benefit to have and makes working with an online program more manageable.

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Blending and eLearning=Going Green!!

This post is provided by guest blogger, Victoria Kral, graduate student University of St. Francis, Joliet, Il., MS Training and Development program

Blending college coursework adds connections, collaborating and flexibility to the student’s college experience. Blending courses with a face-to-face atmosphere and eLearning offers students the chance to keep abreast with online technologies that they

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Change Management to eLearning through Servant Leadership? Yes!

This post is provided by guest blogger, George Skerritt, graduate student of the University of St. Francis, Joliet, Il., MS Training and Development program.

Change management is challenging in any setting.  Managers of learning and training departments, especially those responsible for changing from a predominantly face-to-face to eLearning environments would be wise to adopt the style of servant leaders to be

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Technology + Culture Focus = Effective Workplace e-Learning

This post is provided by guest blogger, Katie Sachs, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, MS in Training and Development program.

Advances in technology have helped cement e-learning’s place in corporate education. But how can learning leaders take steps to ensure that their digital learning initiatives are working and not becoming pointless activities? In a recent white paper, authors

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How to make online training work!!!

This post is provided by guest blogger, Kim Wilson, graduate student University of St. Francis, Joliet, Il., MS Training and Development program

Online training is one of the most popular avenues for an adult student who is looking to continue their education.   Online training is known for its convenience but it does come with its challenges.   In the article “6 Hurdles That Hinder Online Training Knowledge

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Why Choose? Blending is Better.

This post is provided by guest blogger, Mark Doty, graduate student University of St. Francis, Joliet, Il., MS Training and Development program

What is the best strategy for managing and supporting eLearning programs? In a blog by LMS expert, Kamy Anderson (2017), 6 reasons for adopting a blended learning approach is presented as the best approach for optimizing online learning with the traditional

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Online Learning Support

This blog post is provided by guest blogger, Carol Sheetz, graduate student in the online Master of Science degree program in Training and Development at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois.

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) reports that supporting online learning efforts is crucial to the success of the learner and the organization.  Learning and development administrators can support the learning initiatives in an organization by

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How will you view learning in the future?

This post is provided by guest blogger, Keeona Jordan, a graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Il., MS in Training and Development program.

The use of e-learning tools in education and even in the work place will soon change the way we view learning. While there have been some forms of e-learning used in the past years, e-learning technologies are continuing to grow and instructors will need to focus

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Is Your CMS Working For YOU?

This post is provide by guest blogger, Penny Jones, graduate student at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Il., MS in Training and Development program.

The Content Management System (CMS) that is used to deliver eLearning has a big effect on managing eLearning. Dom Nicastro (2018) explains the importance of how to make sure you are getting the right system for your project.  He goes over eleven rules to

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