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How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

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The problem is there is a right way to do it and lots of wrong ways to do it. The problem with JI was their name. Three huge problems are facing brick and mortar colleges as a whole. When you consider that DVRs are all the rage, people are constantly flipping channels, what makes you think someone will listen to a recording of you talking for 35 minutes staring at the camera or writing on the blackboard. Asynchronous learning. Asynchronous.

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

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Combination of synchronous and asynchronous features. Thankfully there are systems that are starting to offer asynchronous as well (referring to systems that are not universal, rather education market only). Facebook and Twitter integration. Blackboard Learn.

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

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The problem though is that there is a crisis going on in the K-12 sector and it is tied in part to e-learning (with wins and losses) and LMS vendors who serve that sector. Blackboard, Brightspace (formally D2L) and Instructure. Blackboard is the oldest player in the education space and the most dominant (revenue/sales wise). Neo LMS allows true asynchronous based learning (self pace, non-linear) on top of the standard synchronous based seen throughout education.