LMS vs. LCMS

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LMS vs. LCMS: What is the difference and why does it matter? LMS vs. LCMS? While sometimes thought to be interchangeable terms, LMS (Learning Management System) and LCMS (Learning Content Management System) platforms share a few functionalities, but couldn’t be more different.

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LMS and LCMS: What’s the Difference?

eFront

Below is an extract of the original article by Leonard Greenberg. If you’re confused about the differences between a learning management system (LMS) and a learning content management system (LCMS), you’re not alone. In contrast, the focus of an LCMS is on learning content.

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What is a Learning Content Management System (LCMS)?

Xyleme

” Even a Google search for Learning Content Management System returns ads for Learning Management Systems, and articles that claim to rank the top LCMS’s, but really only include Learning Management Systems. LMS vs. LCMS Comparison. How NOT to Adopt an LCMS.

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LMS/LCMS Puzzlers

eLearning 24-7

Just some thoughts that puzzle me on why some LMS/LCMS vendors (okay over 98% of them) are still in some time warp from the Eighties when it comes time to enhance their services and technological solutions. Unfortunately, we do not have that luxury when buying YOUR LMS/LCMS. Better yet, is that you e-mail your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tech support and it is as though it goes into a black hole and is never seen again. API – Application Program Interface.

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LMS/LCMS Reports: Generate or Perish

eLearning 24-7

You have a LCMS/LMS. Because your LMS/LCMS does not offer it. Not all LMS/LCMS offer this, but really if they do, it is a great feature, and frankly they should! Who accessed or entered the LMS/LCMS? The Report Curse of some LMS/LCMS Vendors. Because your time is being spent having to do additional steps, which impacts your productivity (since you could be working on something else) and really should not be necessary, if you have the right LMS/LCMS.

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How to implement an effective employee training program

Elucidat

Or perhaps you want to set up a new training program from scratch? In this article, we’ll show you the five key things you need to consider to ensure your employee training initiative is a success. Here are five things to consider when setting up an employee training program.

What is an LMS?

Mindflash

Learning Management Systems Allow Powerful Training Programs to be Delivered on the Go. Articles Learning Management Systems e-learning LCMS Learning Management System LMS Mindflash

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35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. 10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions - The eLearning Coach , March 18, 2010 This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. LCMS (15). LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes , March 22, 2010. Best of eLearning Learning.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Every feature article tells a story. Even opinion articles tell a story in a way because they set out a personal perspective on a particular issue. Learnnovators: It is inspiring to see how L&D has started leveraging the power of storytelling, acknowledging the fact that behind any great learning program, there needs to be a compelling story. ABOUT BOB LITTLE (Senior Partner, Bob Little Press & PR).

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018

Videonitch

It should also be noted that it takes about four years (seven for Coco ) for Pixar to complete a film; it’s hard to find a learning program that has the luxury of even four months. Storytelling.

Moodle Mayhem

eLearning 24-7

More of a course management system, than a LCMS/LMS as they try to push it. The biggest challenge you will face with Moodle, and in many cases with open source LMS/LCMS solutions is that you need to have strong technical skills. Rather, you will need skill sets that would include programming – javascript, HTML, CSS, XML, perhaps Ruby on Rails,PHP, databases,SQL., Moodle and some other open source LMS/LCMS solutions are not really “out of the box&# solutions.

The Future of the LMS

Bottom-Line Performance

These include blogs, online coaching, polls, self-study programs, communities of practice, and more.&#. In researching LMSs and Moodle, I found an article that discussed combining an LMS with a virtual learning environment, Second Life. LMS/LCMS emerging trends and technologies informal learning LMS Web 2.0We started the month talking about the features and functions of learning management systems.

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How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird. API – Application Program Interface. I have an extensive blog article on this topic, but in a nutshell: Sign only a three year deal. Before you jump into purchasing a LMS it makes sense to cover the basics, understand the jargon, decide if you want to go it alone or hire a consultant and last but not least realize you are not alone in the process. Jargon.

LMS Market – An inside scoop

eLearning 24-7

One additional word, as many of you may know, I have launched my “Secret LMS Shopper&# program which will provide an unbiased review of a LMS/LCMS vendor, incl. The program’s debut “review&# will appear in July. There are over 190 LMS/LCMS vendors. Many vendors do not support APIs (they should – a future emerging technology article, will tell you why!).

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). APIs available in popular programs – SAAS. 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).

Best of Elearning! 2015 Finalists Revealed

mLevel

Awards program is the industry gold standard for excellence. The program is a User’s Choice Award whereby learning professionals vote with their ballot for best-in-class solutions. Eighty-five percent of professionals have personally recommended a learning solution to a colleague over the past 12 months and this awards program formalizes this personal recommendation process. Awards Programs. Claro LCMS. Kenexa LCMS Premier.

learning pulse

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Home > Industry Talk > Learning Pulse Learning Pulse May 27th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Tony Karrer is blogging about the term “meta-learning” and its definition as it was used in the article “ Become a chief meta-learning officer ” by Jay Cross and Clark Quinn. A nice description of the process undertaken when using the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) strategy to learning program development, by Michael Hanley. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy

WBT Systems

Digital Badges are a part of these changes and are set to make a big impact on education and certification programs in 2017. Associations and other professional training organizations are uniquely poised to lead change in education programs of the future.

Contemporary Employee Training Glossary

WalkMe Training Station

It refers to structured programs where the goals are defined for, not by, the learner. A learning content management system (LCMS) is a complex multifunctional platform. From registration to delivery and assessment, everything takes place in the LCMS. Information services company EBSCO defines micro-learning as: “ The technique includes taking small pieces of information and spreading it through a variety of formats, including videos, book summaries, articles and more.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

EI Design

In this article, I share my insights on the trends, viewing them through a different lens that you too can use as you plan for the balance part of the year. Next Gen-LMS/LCMS. Your Step By Step Guide To Design High-Impact Blended Training Programs.

eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

This article draws pointers from my eBook on the same subject, and I have created it as a short, ready reckoner on eLearning trends and predictions for 2018. For instance, I see training programs like induction and onboarding adopting a blended approach. Others like application simulation training programs will opt for the fully online model (supported by practice sessions on the actual tool). 2017 saw an acceleration in its adoption across most corporate training programs.

Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

More of a course management system, than a LCMS/LMS as they try to push it. The biggest challenge you will face with Moodle, and in many cases with open source LMS/LCMS solutions is that you need to have strong technical skills. You will need skill sets that would include programming – javascript, HTML, CSS, XML, perhaps Ruby on Rails,PHP, databases,SQL., Moodle and some other open source LMS/LCMS solutions are not really “out of the box” solutions.

Encore – Moodle: Pros, Challenges

eLearning 24-7

I will be posting a new article on Wednesday, which will include access to a course built 100% in HTML5, on a player in a LMS that supports 100% HTML5. The new article on a side note: focuses on emerging technology, but with a twist – something vendors in any e-learning space should be doing or exploring, but have not yet. Several months ago, I wrote an article on Moodle and as such, decided to re-post it.

How to demonstrate elearning ROI in the most relevant way

Elucidat

So, for elearning ROI, it’s the positive financial outcome your training program achieves divided by the amount you spent on the program. This might not be immediately obvious, but if you ask yourself, “How will this training program make or save the business money?”

The Hottest eLearning Buzzwords for 2018 – Part 01: Honorable Mentions

Adobe Captivate

This article is the first of three posts that present the cold hard results of a search for the hottest buzzwords eLearning professionals are using in 2018. For example, MOOC is often used to refer to programs that are small or not “open” in that they charge for participation.

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eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

EI Design

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. In this article, I take this need as the thread to share the eLearning Trends in 2019. 10% is through formal training programs.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

Allen bridges the gap from theory to practice on both training and educational programs. 65 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your e-Learning Budget - eLearning Guild In this eBook you will find: 65 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your e-Learning Budget Article - Do More With Less by Marcia L.

How Taking Baby Steps Can Lead to Giant Success in e-Learning

Vignettes Learning

If you don't have an LMS yet, no problem, you can always publish your elearning program in a website or intranet. In the same way that huge trees grow from tiny seeds, most elearning programs begin with baby steps. And while you are learning to take these baby steps, you can preview more presentations, articles and tips that can guide you as you become more confident. Topics this issue: 1. Taking baby steps to achieve giant success in elearning 2.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

QuoDeck

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. In this article, I take this need as the thread to share the eLearning Trends in 2019. 10% is through formal training programs.

An Open Source Environment for E-Learning Content Development

The E-Learning Curve

As I'm in the process of updating my website ’s Learning Content Management System (LCMS), I though it would be interesting to discuss open source environments, and how they can be implemented in an e-learning content development ecosystem.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March - eLearning Learning Posts , April 6, 2010 Best of eLearning Learning Once again, I found myself falling behind in getting through all the great eLearning content that gets brought together by eLearning Learning. A Learning Paradigm Shift: Cybergogy - Janet Clarey , April 9, 2010 I was doing some research for an article and ran across a new (to me) term: cybergogy. LCMS (22). Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. In this article, I take this need as the thread to share the eLearning Trends in 2019. With this approach, I am confident that the featured eLearning Trends in 2019 in this article will offer tremendous value in enhancing your learning strategies in the new year. 10% is through formal training programs.

The top 10 reasons your mobile learning strategy will fail | Dawn.

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It’s so revolutionary that it’s no longer about me adapting myself to somebody else’s set of programmings or the way in which a device is going to engage. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Evaluating Non-Formal Learning Programs – Table of Links - The E-Learning Curve , August 5, 2010 To wrap up this series of posts on the E-Learning Curve Blog, here is the complete table of links to each post in the series ‘Evaluating Non-Formal Learning.’ ’ Evaluating Non-Formal Learning Programs – Table of Links is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. ve posted that article here, with some changes and updates.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. Time will tell whether the software had anything to to with the program and learners' success. I am also going to say no as Open Source LMS's are not "essentially free", they need a technical support team at hand and this expense can be offset by outsourced managed services for LCMS's that need little or no technical knowledge.