Association Learning Management System (LMS) Resources

The following are some free resources that can make the whole process of finding and selecting the right LMS a whole lot easier. To explore other resources, go to our main Resources page.

Planning

Selection

  • Tagoras Platform Directory for Learning Businesses (Directory)
    A directory of 30 learning platform providers that are an appropriate fit for trade and professional associations as well as other market-facing continuing education, professional development, and lifelong learning businesses.
  • Learning Platform Selection Discussion Guide (PDF Resource)
    This resource contains questions an organization may need to ask when developing requirements for a learning platform and undertaking a selection process. The questions are not targeted at specific platform features. Rather, they are intended to surface general issues and circumstances that the implementation of a learning platform may help address. Organizations can use these questions as a discussion guide.
  • 8 LMS Pitfalls to Avoid (Blog Post & PDF Resource)
    A brief overview of 8 issues that can rear their heads when selecting and implementing an LMS.

Implementation

  • AMS-LMS Integration: A Primer (Blog Post)
    An overview of the key types of integration between association management systems and learning management systems and some of the critical factors to consider.

Standards and Definitions

  • Key E-learning Standards (PDF Article)
    This article offers a brief overview of key organizations and the standards or models they provide for e-learning. Included are AICC, SCORM, xAPI (Tin Can), IMS Global, Medbiquitous, and Section 508.

Learning Technology Trends

  • Association Learning + Technology (Report)
    Our bi-annual report on the state of learning and technology in the association sector. The report includes data about LMS usage by associations.

Have questions, or need help with your LMS selection process? Contact us.