Learning Management Systems

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December 17, 2014

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.
by John Laskaris
December 9, 2014

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.
by Christopher Pappas
December 8, 2014

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."
by Mary Burns
November 19, 2014

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.
by Samantha Gartner
November 18, 2014

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.
by Celeste Mulder
November 13, 2014

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.
by Stephanie Ivec
November 2, 2014

11 Tips To Create A Winning LMS RFI

In many respects, an LMS Request for Information (RFI) is the first step in the LMS research process, and it can give you the opportunity to formulate an eLearning plan and budget before you even begin assessing potential LMS vendors. In this article, I'll share 11 tips to create a winning LMS RFI.
by Christopher Pappas
October 22, 2014

Is Claroline Connect The First Real LMS?

Blogging, tagging, liking, sharing on Facebook, tweeting – social networking is second nature for today’s students. Over the last 10 years the web has steadily evolved, as have its educational applications. Claroline Connect is the first real Learning Management System, dedicated to the learning process rather than the teaching process. Opensource, responsive design and full mobile (with offline option), Claroline Connect is a real step ahead and not one more “2.0 look-alike LMS”.
by Pascal Balancier
October 11, 2014

6 Tips To Create a Safe and Secure eLearning Environment

In this article, I'll discuss how you can create a safe and secure eLearning environment for your audience. While it's next to impossible to prepare for every eventuality, there are a handful of ways that you can use to enhance the security of your eLearning environment in order to safeguard against some of the most common threats.
by Christopher Pappas
October 6, 2014

Giving Moodle a Makeover

Let’s admit it, Moodle is not the prettiest of the bunch, plus the navigation can really turn into a client deterring labyrinth. In this article I will give some insight into how we took this ugly duckling and transformed it into a beautiful (and easy to navigate) swan by making a few simple changes.
by Celeste Mulder