Episode 35

The 3 E’s of Online Education for Your Course

In today’s LMScast, Joshua Millage and Chris Badgett talk about the 3 E’s of online education. These 3 E’s are all about how you can create a successful online course and how you can really change someone’s life and help them improve in some way. The 3 E’s are: Educate Entertain Execution These 3 E’s of online education are also the secret to how you can take your online course to the next level. The first of the 3 E’s of online education is Educate. Since the point of online teaching is education, most people creating a course have some …

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Episode 34

Infusionsoft and WordPress for Your LMS Courses

In eLearning it’s vital for teachers to be able to engage with their students in order to know if they’re learning and understanding the material. In today’s LMScast with Joshua Millage and Chris Badgett, we discuss how to use technology to scale the human touch between teachers and their students in online courses. We’ve been building engagement systems for websites in the Infusionsoft community for years. Using Infusionsoft, you can apply tags that trigger engagements with customers based on their actions. For example, if a customer makes a purchase, you can set up a sequence in Infusionsoft to send them …

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Episode 33

How to Monetize a Book with Online Courses

There has never been a better time to publish your book, because now you can do it online. And if you know how to monetize a book with online courses, you can realize unprecedented profits from it. In today’s LMScast with Joshua Millage and Christopher Badgett we discuss how publishing an eBook can be a great introduction to your online course offerings. There are some compelling reasons to publish a book online. First, the conventional book format is simply difficult for a lot of people. Every individual learns differently, and book-based coursework prevents some students from assimilating the information they …

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Episode 32

How to Embed Audio in Your WordPress LMS

In eLearning your number one goal is to help your audience fully understand the information they need to learn. Using a variety of media formats — including text, video, and audio — you can accommodate most individual learning styles. Plus you are offering greater worth, and therefore can charge a higher fee for your online courses. In today’s LMScast Joshua Millage and Christopher Badgett explain how to embed audio in your WordPress LMS. It’s actually easier than you might think. There are several options for including audio in your course design. The simplest method is to use the existing media …

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Episode 31

How to Monetize a Podcast with Online Courses

There are many ways to create online content that delivers your message and can also generate income. In today’s LMScast Joshua Millage and Christopher Badgett talk about how to monetize a podcast by offering online courses. A previous LMScast episode in this series on monetization focused on blogging. Podcasting is another approach to consider. Creating a podcast is quite an undertaking, and if you choose to employ this method understand that there is a lot of work involved, but there are also distinct advantages, one of which is personal appeal. A blog features the written word of a writer but …

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Episode 30

How to Embed Video in Your WordPress LMS

If you create and sell online courses, it’s very likely that you’ll need to include videos in your course materials. Video is the closest thing we have in the online learning environment to a real human interaction, because you get both audio and visual connection with your students. But there are some pitfalls to be aware of when choosing how to host videos for your online courses. In this LMScast podcast episode Joshua Millage and Chris Badgett discuss hosting your LMS videos on Wistia or Vimeo versus using YouTube. While you can post videos on YouTube for free, it is …

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Episode 29

How to Monetize your Blog with Online Courses

If you are a blogger you naturally have information that you want to share, but at some point you may also want to realize some income from it. Today’s LMScast focuses on how to monetize your blog with online courses. You are already creating content for your blog regularly and consistently. Offering your content for free is admirable and indicates that you have expertise and passion for your subject. But maintaining a quality blog takes time, energy, research, resources, and commitment. Realizing some payback from your investment is reasonable and attainable. An online course is an effective way to present …

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Episode 28

LMS Gamification for eLearning

People love playing games. This is obvious considering that 75% of the American population is engaged in recreational gaming, and Japan’s gaming population is even larger. Today’s LMScast discusses how LMS gamification is a viable option for enhancing online course design. Gamification is already being used for a variety of applications from phone apps to social media to marketing. For example, Ow.ly uses it to verify a user is human and not a bot when shortening URLs. For online learning, it is used for interactive devices like quizzes and retention exercises. One company, TeamTreehouse, allows eLearners to earn badges as they …

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Episode 27

What Is The Tin Can API? How Does It Relate To eLearning?

As online learning becomes more ubiquitous, standards for exchanging data and information between LMSs and conventional educational institutions are becoming necessary. Right now the primary vehicle for that data exchange is the Tin Can API. What is the Tin Can API? First, an API (Application Program Interface) is software for sharing stored information between institutions, businesses and other entities. For eLearning, the Tin Can API is the application that most providers currently use. It allows various LRSs (Learning Record Stores) to connect and share data. Up to now our LMScast programs have talked about LMS systems like our lifterLMS. Today …

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Episode 26

What is a LRS? And what does it do for your LMS business?

As your eLearning business grows, it is good to know about the tools and options you will eventually need for expansion. For example, what is a LRS? First, you should know that a Learning Management System (LMS) like the lifterLMS plugin for WordPress includes enough data storage for the requirements of a moderately sized eLearning business, but at some point a more robust and scalable data warehousing system will become necessary. This is where the LRS comes into play. A LRS is a Learning Record Store. It’s like a large centralized database where you can store student records and other …

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