19 Insider Secrets About Selecting An LMS

Spark Your Interest

LMS are focused on online learning delivery including both asynchronous and synchronous training. Most are proprietary but there are some open-source ones too. And for the paid ones they can cost as little as $1,000 a year, up to over $25,000 a year. At an extra cost.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Moodle (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment): Open source learning platform mostly implemented in education settings. One of the main benefits of open source platforms like Moodle is that they’re free and can be highly customized. Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor.

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Learning and Development Glossary

Petra Mayer

Asynchronous Learning. Cloud-based LMS is quicker and cost-effective to install compared to self-hosted learning solutions. LXP is a tool that enables end-users to capture, share and consume content using internal and external sources. MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).

Microlearning, Engagement, Gamification, and the Elearning Success Summit with Stephen Ladek from LMSPulse

LifterLMS

Well, I know engagement is one of your focuses and there’s a couple, I call them the dirty little secrets of the e-learning industry, which are like the low completion rates that a lot of people talk about. Asynchronous means that you’ve delivered content to me as the instructor.

The most updated and popular E-Learning Blogs

eFront

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The big question: What are your predictions for learning in 2008

Clive on Learning

Where asynchronous e-learning is used - and it will probably be needed to compensate for the reduction in classroom capacity - the emphasis will be on rapid development of the 'good enough' variety, with tightly-squeezed budgets. We'll see more online rapid e-learning authoring environments come on the market, perhaps even open source. Synchronous e-learning will continue to grow and open source variants such as dimdim will help bring down the cost.