Learning Management System Tips and Strategies from Absorb

  • How to Use a Learning Management System for Employee Reviews

    Turning Your LMS into a Multi-functional Powerhouse Some friends of mine recently went Like/Share/Thumbs Up-crazy about an item on our Facebook news feeds. All of this excitement was about a Kickstarter campaign for an invention called the COOLEST COOLER which, if ever brought to market, promises to be: “… a portable party disguised as a cooler, […]

  • How to Use Test Results to Automatically Enroll Learners into Learning Activities

    Making Sure Your Learners Have The Knowledge They Need My last blog post was all touchy feely. We looked at empowering learners by asking them what they’re good or bad at, and to subsequently use these self-assessments to drive their learning activities. Are you an expert at business writing? We believe you. No need to […]

  • Absorb Technology Opens European Headquarters

    Absorb Technology has officially opened the doors to their European Headquarters today, July 1, 2015. The demand for a better learning management system by European businesses has led Absorb Technology, makers of Absorb LMS, to open their first office outside of North America in Dublin, Ireland. Absorb Technology, a subsidiary of Blatant Media of Calgary, […]

  • Turn Your LMS into a “Choose Your Own Adventure” Learning Experience

    Create Self-Directed Learning Surveys (and more) Using Answer-Based Actions The need to keep learners engaged is a struggle we see many LMS administrators come to us with, competing for their audience’s attention every step of the way. Not only do their learners have a host of other options for their time, administrators and course builders are unable to create […]

  • Absorb LMS Customer Snapshot: Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

    Learning Management Systems provide an excellent platform for organizations to monetize knowledge and information. More and more of the organizations that contact us here are looking to use Absorb LMS to as a combined e-commerce and training platform; as an extension to their core business or at the core of their business model. One such […]

  • Have You Considered Asking Your Learners Whether They Need to Take the Course?

    Learning administrators can at times suffer from a certain smugness. Although it’s unlikely that they have met the vast majority of the learners in their learning management system (LMS), these administrators are confident that they know—with absolute certainty—what learners need. These admins will enthusiastically click away, enrolling learners into courses and curricula. In the minds […]

  • Training in the age of Twitter

    Warning: This post may exceed 140 characters. What was I saying? Sorry, I lost focus there for a second. Oh yeah… Here at Blatant Media we know lots about Learning Management Systems and things like ‘responsive design'; it’s our job to provide our clients with great tools. But where the rubber hits the road, and where we can […]

  • We’re Happy to Give Others the Last Word on Absorb LMS

    Sure, this is the Absorb LMS blog and, naturally, we spend a lot of time telling you why we think Absorb is a great LMS. It’s hard not to be bias! By all means please consider what we have to say about Absorb to help separate it from the many other LMS solutions vying for […]

  • The Absorb LMS Mercury Module: Content Management System or Marketing Machine?

    Over the past four years or so, the number of clients using Absorb to deliver courses for sale, or to train external learners as a value add for clients has grown dramatically. As the world of online training grows, many organizations and entrepreneurs are recognizing the opportunity that the internet provides to reach the masses […]

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