Learning Management Systems

Here you can find the top articles about Learning Management Systems, their benefits, concepts, features and many more from the best eLearning authors. See more

The e-Learning Purchasing Guide

The e-Learning Purchasing Guide

Making a shopping list to begin a new training program takes a lot more time and research than a grocery list or your weekend to-do list, especially if you’re new to the e-Learning world. With all the e-Learning software available today, you might be wondering how you choose the right tools to purchase for a successful—and complete—training program.

Can SharePoint As An LMS Really Work?

Can SharePoint As An LMS Really Work?

SharePoint is touted as Microsoft’s fastest growing software and the grand poobah of content management and collaboration. So, why not save money and train more efficiently with already existing technology investments? This article will explain the areas SharePoint excels at as an LMS as well as key functionality pieces that need customization or support from a separate LMS.

How To Build The Relevant Quiz Activity On Your LMS

How To Build The Relevant Quiz Activity On Your LMS

True/false, multiple choice, fill-in the gaps, listening comprehension... There are many different question types and their corresponding e-learning activities. So, what question type is relevant for my course, based on the particular stage, the learners, and the training objectives? Thomas De Praetere, CEO at Dokeos, explains how you can build a relevant quiz activity on your LMS.

Questions For Choosing a Learning Management System

Checking Under the Hood: Choosing a Learning Management System

Choosing a Learning Management System is a complicated process since there are many different aspects to consider, not to mention that the LMS is usually the most expensive component of the online learning ecosystem. In this article, I have gathered a number of questions and categorized them properly, in order to help you make the process of choosing a Learning Management System straightforward, well structured, and less stressful.

The Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment

6 Important Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment

What makes you a good instructor in the classroom – does not necessarily translate to good pedagogy in an online learning environment. Online Learning Environments are becoming increasingly available for learners in all areas of education from primary grades right through to higher education. They require key considerations to be cultivated to promote success.

The 5 Most Effective Tracking Techniques In eLearning

The 5 Most Effective Tracking Techniques In eLearning

Tracking learners’ activity offers you the opportunity to fine tune your eLearning course and gain invaluable insight into learners’ behavior. In this article, I'll explore the 5 most effective tracking techniques in eLearning that you can use to track your learners’ activity with or without having an LMS.

Evaluate Your LMS: 6 Questions You Need To Answer

Evaluate Your LMS: 6 Questions You Need To Answer

Is your current LMS carrying its weight, or is it time to start looking for another one? In this article I'll offer some tips that will help you to evaluate your current LMS in order to determine whether your current LMS is really the ideal solution for your learning and development needs.

Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense?

Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense?

The type of online learning system you choose will depend on what you want your online program to "be." That, in turn, depends on a number of factors--what students should know and be able to do, technical considerations and the skills of online instructors. This post examines a few options for choosing an online learning "system."

Online Grading to Make Teaching Life Easier

Online Grading to Make Teaching Life Easier

Moodle, the world’s leading open source learning platform, introduces the latest grading tools to meet pedagogical goals.

Traditionally, grading has been handled by educators in their own evenings and weekends, hand marking papers to collate and review to track student progress and scoring. E-Learning has not only relieved educators of  this time consuming task, but given them well aimed tools for particular pedagogical scenarios.

Moodle is designed and implemented for teachers by teachers, and the recent advancements with the gradebook tool are evidence of that. Grading is easy to do on all devices, with a scrollable grader report optimized for all browsers and screen sizes.

Giving Moodle a Makeover Part 2

Giving Moodle a Makeover Part 2

This article will build on my previous one and explain how to incorporate the standard Moodle activities into an e-Learning presentation, thereby bypassing the Moodle navigation and having complete control over your course navigation design.

The Importance of Data Reporting in Learning Management

The Importance of Data Reporting in Learning Management

The world generates over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. Your learners are generating a tiny percentage of that data. However, that tiny percentage of the whole world’s data is actually a big percentage of your organization’s knowledge. “The definition of what is data has changed,” said David Dietrich, advisory technical education consultant at EMC.