Do Organizations Still Need an LCMS?

Origin Learning

A Learning Content Management System or LCMS manages all the learning content of an organization in one place. The primary business problem a LCMS solves is to create just enough content just in time to meet the needs of individual learners or groups of learners. In an LCMS, content managers can create, store, reuse, and manage learning objects from a central object repository. Do We Still Need an LCMS? And if we can, does it not nullify the purpose of an LCMS?

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How to Produce Good Quality Audio for eLearning Courses


Learn how to produce a good quality audio for eLearning and mlearning courses. The recording environment and the equipment to produce good audio output. When putting together an online course, one problem that you can come across is one of audio quality. Instancy Authoring Instancy LCMS Audio for eLearning Audio for eLearning Courses Audio for Learning Audio for Learning Courses Audio for mLearning eLearning Audio Courses

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Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Asia – misleading by LMS/LCMS vendors. 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. Leadership development, HPI, succession planning and OD are increasing in the LMS market, due to a real change in having L&OD or HR leaders taking charge of the LMS/LCMS.


eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! LCMS – A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) typically provides a multi-user environment where administrators, instructors, and content managers can create, store, reuse, and manage learning objects from a central object repository. Some examples of learning objects include Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint files, PDF files, video, and audio.

LMS/LCMS Social Media & Side Notes

eLearning 24-7

If you haven’t been looking at LMS/LCMS solutions lately or if you have, you may be noticing a trend - social media. Does your LMS/LCMS vendor offer these? Media Sharing (Video, Audio, Application) - (Video – YouTube, Audio-, Application – any P2P site or open storage site if you give access to other end users – examples Livedrive, Idrive,


Some interesting Moodle audio visual plugins just released

The E-Learning Curve

The Nanogong plugin allows audio-only recording inside Moodle repositories. The Riffly plugin allows audio-only or audio-video recording inside Moodle repositories. Tags: podcasting plugin Moodle audio visual LMS LCMS I've been discussing podcasting in some depth recently: today I've decided to take a break from the topic, and tell you about a related subject. Now read on.

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Top 10 learning content management systems

Ed App

Today we will reveal the top 10 LCMS available for you to train your employees with. SCORM 2004, AICC PowerPoint, HTML, audio, video, and PDF. This LCMS emphasizes a personal approach to learning through the use of interactive technology. This LCMS isn’t free either.

Online Training: Videos vs Animations

360 Training

Do note that you need to have your video in mp4 format in order to upload it in the Learning Content Management System (LCMS). Examples Help How To Strategies Tips and Tricks animations audio visual aids authoring checklists design tips elearning games instructional design LCMS multimedia Shazia tools training

Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009 , September 8, 2009. Audio (18). Best of eLearning Learning. September 4, 2009 to September 11, 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Dr. Henry Mintzberg on Managing, Leadership, and Organization Development <!–( –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Monday, September 21, 2009. Marketers And Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do! <!–( <!–(

Making the Move: Converting Training into Online Courses

360 Training

Pull together and evaluate everything you have (PDF, presentations, audio, videos). What else do you need (audios, videos, images, handouts) to keep learners’ attention and complement the course content? These need to be covered ideally with audio—or with onscreen text if you choose to make an audio-free course. Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning ideas LCMS Shazia subject matter experts webinarseLearning is on the rise and it’s here to stay.

The Power of eLearning Templates

360 Training

Templates walk you through exactly what you need to do, and what text, pictures, audio, or video you need to provide. Focus your energy on authoring great course content and let the Learning Content management System (LCMS) handle the rest. Examples How To Tips and Tricks Uncategorized activities authoring design tips elearning ideas instructional design LCMS planning Shazia subject matter experts templates training

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know


Learning Content Management System (LCMS): The difference between and LMS and an LCMS is that an LCMS has the added functionality of authoring e-learning content in the LMS. Instructional designers, content author, and subject-matter experts can create content in the LCMS and collaborate together to create content. An LCMS has a built-in authoring tool, and LMSs do not. E-learning aicc asynchronous blended learning e-learning LCMS LMS synchronous tin can vILT

How to Create Time-Saving eLearning

360 Training

Videos are excellent audio-visual aids and can make the learning experience productive and interesting. Before you select and upload videos in your Learning Content Management System (LCMS) , map out the number of videos that you would like to add and their duration. Examples How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring checklists ideas LCMS Shazia training Have you been thinking of making a course with 360training?

10 Tips for Successful Webinars

360 Training

Check audio quality. Good quality audio is critical. If your audience cannot hear you clearly, or if the audio has a lot of distortion or interference, participants may get frustrated and leave your webinar before it is over. Keep in mind that a good headset will often provide better quality audio than a laptop’s built-in microphone. When thinking about audio and selecting a place from which to present, also consider the likelihood of background noise.

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How to Make Better eLearning Videos

360 Training

360training Learning Content Management (LCMS) offers streaming video download (MP4 format) that allows users to upload larger files. Prepare an audio script for your videos that will allow your voice and video to remain in sync. Here are few helpful guidelines to record audios for your online courses. Examples Help How To Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning LCMS planning Shazia trainingLearning is challenging nowadays.

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eLearning Authoring Tool Must-Haves!

360 Training

Now that you have authored a draft of your online course content, have carefully crafted learning objectives and assessments, identified key audio and visual support, and planned out some engaging activities to get learners deeply involved in the subject matter, it’s time to build what you’ve designed. If you have a large number of assets (pictures, video, flash files, audio clips, documents etc.) Strategies elearning LCMS Shazia

Learning Content Management: A Real Solution for 2008

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Training programs create many forms of content: powerpoint slides, checklists, job aids, video, audio, as well as the massive amount of content provided by e-learning, including HTML pages, Flash objects, assessments, audio, video, interactivities, blog entries, and more. Content Development Enterprise Learning Informal Learning LMS, LCMS content e-learning eedo elearning giunti labs lcms learning on-demand outstart xyleme


Learning Content Management: A Real Solution for 2008

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Training programs create many forms of content: powerpoint slides, checklists, job aids, video, audio, as well as the massive amount of content provided by e-learning, including HTML pages, Flash objects, assessments, audio, video, interactivities, blog entries, and more. Content Development Enterprise Learning Informal Learning LMS, LCMS content e-learning eedo elearning giunti labs lcms learning on-demand outstart xyleme


Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). Read, share, print or send to mobile devices: ebooks, spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations/slides, documents, images, audio/video – user generated.

How to Break into eLearning

360 Training LCMS: Learning Content Management System (LCMS) is free, easy-to-use instructional design software. Online Voice Recorder : Online Voice Recorder is a free, simple Flash-based tool that allows you to record and save audio for your training. Uncategorized authoring business elearning ideas instructional design LCMS sale Shazia teach online toolsReady to kick-start your online teaching business?

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. One important data point here – the term “LCMS” is on its deathbed. By the mid to late 2000′s, the split returned with LCMS and LMS (and yes, there were vendors who called themselves LCMSs for as long as e-learning – online learning – has existed). The courses were 100% online, SCORM compliant, with video, audio – including recording your voice and comparing to the speaker.

What I Learned Producing 90 eLearning Videos In 8 Weeks At Google


Join any multi-cam clips, select the best of multiple audio sources, and generally gain a comprehensive understanding of what you have and where it is. Craft The Audio. Sound conveys time and tone to your viewer, but, unfortunately, there is little you can do to fix audio in post-production. Before you get caught up in visuals, find and sculpt the best audio takes. 5 Things I Learned Producing 90 eLearning Videos In Two Months. Google had a problem.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

More of a surprise is that with the exception of 6 web conferencing vendors, who have apps specifically for the iPad/iPad2 market, you can count on one hand the number of LMS/LCMS vendors that offer the same thing. AR offers amazing capabilities in e-learning, not just courses, but from a LMS/LCMS/learning platform as a whole. Question: Which of the following would you use in a learning platform (LMS/LCMS/Social Learning or Mobile Learning)?

Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018


For the more budget conscious, Mentor demonstrated its Evaluation Platform, which allows learners to submit videos, audio recordings and documents. I like that one can choose to watch a video, listen to an audio book, or read an article on just about any topic. Finally, audio can make a huge difference; it sets the mood, and in keeping with your budget, search for royalty free music on YouTube. Storytelling.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. There is a mid segment of the vendors in the LMS/LCMS or learning portal markets that offer some features of social learning, as part of their standard system or as their “add on modules&#. Complete app sharing between learners – video, audio (.mp3,mpeg),pdf,

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

When using images, video or audio materials, do you use stories to heighten the emotional connection with your audience ? [ ] Never [ ] Somewhat [ ] Sometimes [ ] Most of the time [ ] Always 8. 7 “Do you get the picture” When using images, video or audio materials, do you use stories to heighten the emotional connection with your audience? Images, videos, audio and other multimedia materials are only as good as the story they create.

Learning Content Development: The Agile Way With Xyleme

Infopro Learning

One of the many tools that we use is the Xyleme Learning Content Management System (LCMS) for rapid content development and reuse. Xyleme LCMS (Xyleme) is an efficient single-source LCMS that provides the flexibility to work cohesively with our geographically dispersed team of instructional designers, subject matter experts, and customers. How does the Xyleme LCMS enable Agile content development?

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E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

Add audio, video, images if you want – even Flash. Pronto - app sharing including real time display, blended audio/video, help desk, online office hours. Unlimited capabilities here, really – depending on the way they go, because emerging technology will continue to push the envelope for audio and equally video capabilities. I love innovation. It is what makes any product or service, aspire to new heights.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. And, with the costs of a LCMS or even some CMSs, you might want to seek out the open source – FREE way. Your output will need to be “web or online&# and not a LMS/LCMS, depending on their verbiage.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

I must admit I am still in a daze on some shocking data, I saw in the last few weeks (on a side note: the new and updated version of my LMS/LCMS directory will be available for download this upcoming Tuesday). If you want to upload video files, audio files, documents, whatever into your LMS, for your learners to use, share, etc., – it is part of the storage fee. We live in a global marketplace. Global.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Media Sharing (Video, Audio, Application) - ( Video – YouTube, Audio- , Application – P2P). Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning social learning social media lms vendors Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday.

Product Review: Plateau TMS (Talent Management System)

eLearning 24-7

word documents, audio and video files). Tags: LCMS LMS Plateau Product Review Talent and Performance Management Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning hosted product review I’ll be the first to admit, that I was not a big fan of the previous versions of the Plateau system. My concerns were the front end UI (what the end user sees), the admin UI and reporting. After viewing the Plateau TMS, my concerns in one area have been eliminated, in others, not so much.

Open Source eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. You can find a long list of tools broken into authoring tools, games/simulations, quiz/test tools, social media, delivery platforms, tracking and whether they support mobile. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source.

M-Learning: Landscape Changer: E-Reader

eLearning 24-7

So, you now add audio/video capabilities too. The courses are.swf with audio/video capabilities, oh they offer text to speech too. Download the audio version of it, or video or both? Heck sims using.swf , audio/video, etc. Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning elearning I know that there are quite a few out there right now going HUH?? What about the smart phone, I mean they have been pitching the smart phone. Yeah, I am well aware of it.

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10 Asynchronous learning examples

Ed App

As you know, you can send text or attach audio and video files to emails. Online courses are courses that are available from an LCMS on various topics from various Industries. Asynchronous learning example #10 – Recorded audio courses.

Mobile Learning and the Continuing Death of Flash

Tony Karrer

You choose templates, add text, images, audio, video and quizzes, then publish for web and mobile. The really nice thing for them is that they are a form-based authoring tool (much like an LCMS ). About a year ago, I wrote about the Beginning of Long Slow Death of Flash.

Ways to Keep Learners from Forgetting Your eLearning

360 Training

Our Learning Content Management System (LCMS) Flash Card activity template can be very handy in this as it helps in targeted learning of the content that is either not mastered or forgotten by the student. There are also other built-in activity and game templates in LCMS that can provide quick and easy-to-build interesting repetition of the subject matter, thus maximizing learning.

Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students


Captivate is easy to install and use, enabling eLearning administrators to quickly assign roles and activities, and organize content into modules and courses using the inbuilt LCMS functionality. You can integrate a variety of elements into the eLearning course such as audio, video, and games.

The Role of Digital Learning Platforms in the Academic Growth of Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

A digital learning platform can be a learning management system (LMS) or learning content management systems (LCMS). Multimedia content in the form of video, images, audio and text makes learning fun and entertaining, allowing students to gain new skills and information.

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The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

If you wanted to work on creating content, for many people, the route would be and still is creating courses via a desktop based rapid e-learning authoring tool, or via your LMS/LCMS vendor’s tool (hosted or not) or via Dreamweaver or some other type of solution. Two cameras for capturing video and audio, 3 megapixel web cam, 5-megapixel LED flash camera. Formats by Audio, Video, Image, Publication and Other. The Revolution. Battlefield.