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Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

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The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Asia – misleading by LMS/LCMS vendors. Vendors and sadly, companies who purchase their products, believe that since someone can open up their web browser and click to view pages, they can figure it out. Forecast: Continued development by LMS/LCMS vendors making their front end UI (what the end user – i.e. employee or customer) more intuitive, easier to use and truly user friendly. Social Learning.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

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Open Architecture. APIs are open source code, so that developers (inc. Google code is open source code, so you can manipulate. Here is just a few of ones I like, that are unique and you could use in your LMS/LCMS/CMS, Learning Portal (caveat: your vendor must be able to accept APIs, otherwise it won’t work). Hunch – questions and answers service that offers solutions to user-entered problems. Adaptive Learning with a Social Q/A twist.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Emerging Technologies in e-Learning

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I have a problem, where is the answer? The bell curve is made up of these areas: Developing Technologies Ascending Technologies Peaking Technologies Maturing Technologies Declining Technologies (dont buy maturing and declining tech; problems with developing technologies -- important to understand where particular technologies are on this curve.) Any LMS needs to have open-standards (not just open source) so you can take your content to another source.