What’s the Difference Between an LMS and an LCMS? Hint: It’s Not Just the Letter “C”

Association eLearning

For example, you’ve likely seen Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) discussed on various websites and company pages. How is an LCMS Different from an LMS? An LCMS goes one step farther. In addition to everything an LMS does, an LCMS also lets you create learning content (courses, lessons, modules, etc.). In short, with an LCMS you get all the features of an LMS plus the added benefits of a Content Management System (CMS).

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LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

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. What is an LCMS? A Learning Content Management System (LCMS) is a tool for actually creating learning content and publishing that content in a variety of formats.

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Webinar: Achieving Personalization at Scale with Xyleme’s LCMS

Xyleme

In this session you will learn how Xyleme’s award-winning Learning Content Management System (LCMS) helps enterprise organizations standardize content development, delivery and maintenance processes in order to simplify content reuse and personalization at scale.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. For many, their first experience with eLearning was educational computer games delivered via CD Rom. In short, Andragogy is another way to say adult education.

Webinar: Achieving Personalization at Scale with Xyleme’s LCMS

Xyleme

In this session you will learn how Xyleme’s award-winning Learning Content Management System (LCMS) helps enterprise organizations standardize content development, delivery and maintenance processes in order to simplify content reuse and personalization at scale. Content personalization is no longer an option—it’s an expectation. Whether you’re serving content to internal or external audiences, learners expect content to be personalized to them and their unique needs.

Webinar: Personalizing Content at Scale? 3 Reasons an LCMS is Essential for Success

Xyleme

What if, instead, we created content in flexible, reusable chunks that we could essentially use as independent building blocks? Content personalization is no longer an option–it’s an expectation.

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LMS: The Foundation of Your Training Initiative

Your Training Edge

You may have seen or heard terms relating to learning management, like LMS or LCMS, or content management. To begin with, an LMS is a Learning Management System, while and LCMS is a Learning Content Management System. An LCMS usually has a content development “engine”, which allows you and your staff to develop eLearning content in the system and have it available for delivery fairly quickly. So who provides LMS and LCMS services?

Solution Series: Learning Content Management Systems – What exactly is an LCMS?

InsiderHub

Had the users employed an LCMS, or learning content management system, there would have been no question about working on the most up-to-date course documents – because an LCMS is a central repository, where updates can be made in real time and stored in a cloud-based system. Some confusion surrounding LCMS vs LMS Though similar, the popular learning solution “LMS” is different in that it is focused on the delivery of training and often every variation and aspect of it.

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Learning Management Systems and You

Association eLearning

Before we go any further, please note that an LMS is different from a Learning Content Management System (LCMS). An LCMS provides tools for managing and creating course content, many LMSs do not. The automation an LMS provides could save you hundreds of hours needlessly wasted organizing, administering, and tracking your education courses and training programs. People always want to know how their association could benefit from a Learning Management System (LMS).

Camtasia - LMS - LCMS - Best of eLearning Learning August 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

LCMS and LMS (17). Micro-blogging in education : update , August 3, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. August 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Five New Influences on the Future of Learning Technologies <!–( –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Tuesday, September 08, 2009. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning <!–( –( eLearning Events Calendar )–> Tuesday, September 08, 2009.

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BOB LITTLE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

The post BOB LITTLE – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS appeared first on Learnnovators.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

Only a few years ago I was writing about how smart associations were adopting LMS technology as a foundation for continuing education programs. We see these member-based organizations creating comprehensive professional development ecosystems by connecting AMS, CRM and LMS platforms, content authoring/LCMS, SSO, ecommerce, fulfillment, proctoring, social media and email marketing to analytics applications to create CE selling machines.

Bob Little – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Its research is used by Governments to inform economic policy; by universities and education establishments; by journalists; by investors evaluating new opportunities and by other research organisations. MOOCs have been generating huge interest and controversy, particularly in higher education. In addition, the case can be made for the likely rise of education technology (edtech) in a new ‘morphing’ space between education, learning, training, skills, competences and employment.

Top 10 learning content management systems

Ed App

Today we will reveal the top 10 LCMS available for you to train your employees with. In addition to training your employees, the Next Thought LCMS Learning Content Management System is also useful for training your partners so that your brand will be accurately and consistently represented.

Progressive Web Apps and Learning Management Systems

Instancy

Educational websites that invite learners to take online courses must leverage on the benefits that new innovation in web technology offers. Featured Article Instancy and CRM Instancy LCMS Mobile Delivery Mobile Learning Uncategorized

Learning Thursday #10 – The Many Acronyms of Learning Technology

Adobe Captivate

It can be difficult to tell whether a specific platform is principally a learning management system (LMS), or a learning content management system (LCMS), or something else entirely. Here’s a video where I discuss similarities and differences between an LMS, LCMS, and LRS: You might ask, if there’s so much overlap between system types, why don’t we just let go of these acronyms and refer to everything as a learning technology platform?

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

Further down in the article LMS Buyers will see a list of standard LMS functionality compared to LCMS functionality. So, if the first step is to develop courses, the eLearning Genie would reveal to LMS Buyers that they need to obtain a course authoring tool or LCMS, or hire an eLearning firm to develop courses. Every week, like clockwork, I get a call from someone who wants me to recommend an LMS for their association or small business.

LMS: Training Management

Your Training Edge

A career path can show a potential candidate the professional and educational development that is needed to prepare for the next level. For example, your organization may have positions that require further education, licensing, or internal education before a person can be considered for the job. For example, if your stakeholder decides to add a new educational requirement or professional development item, you can easily add it to the career path as it currently exists.

Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know

Mindflash

Learning Management System (LMS): A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of education courses or training programs. 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. An LCMS has a built-in authoring tool, and LMSs do not.

Blackboard Inc. To Be Acquired: Will Become Privately Held Company by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

(Press Release) Education software company Blackboard Inc. Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Toolsannounced today that it will be acquired by an investor group led by affiliates of Providence Equity Partners.

30+ Microlearning Tools

Xyleme

While social media can be a great tool for delivering microlearning, it is best used in classrooms where casual, general education is the focus and making information public isn't a concern. These larger organizations should look to professional content delivery platforms with single access points, usually as part of a complete learning content management system (or LCMS). Blog LCMS Micro-LearningWhat is Microlearning?

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How to Create Time-Saving eLearning

360 Training

Online education lacks classroom interaction and in order to bridge student-trainer gap, some course developers bombard students with numerous web-links in the name of additional information in an online course. 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

Reporting & Analysis of Mobile Learning: Is It Worth It? by Skip Marshall

Learning Solutions Magazine

Many training organizations and educational institutions can’t answer that question today, but it is increasingly important that we do so. Design Techniques Evaluation Future Trends Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Management Strategies Mobile LearningIs the effort required to create and deliver mobile learning worth it? Here are some ideas to help you get started on reporting and analyzing your mobile content.

How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

LCMS – Learning Content Management System – going the way of the dodo bird. If you are a non-profit, education institution or government entity you may get an automatic discount. Buying a LMS e-learning e-learning vendors education human captial management LCMS learning learning management system LMS m-learning mobile learning Request for Proposal research Talent and Performance Management buying a LMS craig weiss learning management systems lms vendors purchasing a LM

The Amazing HR Technology Conference – Come Join Us

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This conference (October 3-5, 2011) is by far the biggest and most educational place to go to learn about HR technologies of all shapes and sizes. HR Systems LMS, LCMS hr technology conference

Top 5 Tips to Author Effective E-Courses

360 Training

Try out the above mentioned tips while authoring online courses to create training that is exciting to learn and has the ability to educate learners in best possible way. How To Strategies Tips and Tricks Uncategorized authoring elearning ideas LCMS planning Shazia subject matter experts training Wondering what it takes to develop an outclass online training of your own? Below are some tips that will help you develop a powerful and rewarding elearning course.

Fire Up Learning: Tips to Motivate Adult Learners

360 Training

Here are few quick tips to help you do so: Introduce yourself: Start your training by adding a short introduction highlighting your educational background, personal achievements, and professional experience. How To Strategies Tips and Tricks authoring design tips elearning instructional design LCMS Shazia subject matter experts trainingWe live in an age of innovation and change. Continuous learning and development has become crucial to stay abreast of rapid changes and succeed.

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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). LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or free), e-readers, any mobile device(i.e. Can be used in academia/education, although wouldn’t be my first choice.

Easygenerator in Top 10 List eLearning Authoring Software

easygenerator

They have put us on number 2 in their elearning authoring software listing, only proceeded after Evernote and the only eLearning authoring tool on the list: “ EasyGenerator is an eLearning authoring software that helps the creators of online courses and other educational tools build attractive and informative content that can be accessed via computer. Easygenerator is clearly gaining a lot of traction.

Webinar: Learning Ecosystem Best Practices

Xyleme

Content Management Content Strategy LCMS Resources VideosWhat does the modern learning ecosystem actually look like? Like most organizations, your organization probably has many platforms and tools needed to create learning content and distribute it to your learners. But… like many organizations, your learning ecosystem has probably become a bit messy and not as efficient as it could be. Have you thought about the consequences long-term if you don’t fix issues now?

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 360training.com Learning Content Management System (LCMS). The use of interactive elements and multimedia has revolutionized online education. 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

Xyleme introduces Mobile Learning on iPad at DevLearn|10 by Learning Solutions Staff

Learning Solutions Magazine

Xyleme Mobile Learning on iPad deploys a full range of blended learning materials and allows users to navigate their own educational experience. Tags: Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Mobile Learning Tools

Lean times call for creative solutions

Bottom-Line Performance

It will take time to properly design it and educate users as to how to use it. Tags: LMS/LCMS LOL emerging trends and technologies learning design informal learning LMS low-cost learning solutions Moodle I read yesterday that during times of economic recession people actually become healthier. The reason is that during fiscally tight times people tend to drink and smoke less to save money. They also head outdoors for lower cost and healthier entertainment such as hiking.

aNewSpring Releases Self-Service eLearning Platform at DevLearn 2011 by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

[Press Release] aNewSpring, a Netherlands-based provider of online services that enable trainers to develop, maintain, and distribute innovative education products, announced today at DevLearn the international launch of the latest version of its self-service platform. Content Management Development Strategies Learning Systems (LMS/LCMS) Tools

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Blackboard to go Private: Giving the Company Freedom to Invest

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Its platform is now the dominant system for secondary and university education and has been growing market share in primary education and in the corporate market. Learning Programs LMS, LCMS blackboard lmsOver the last ten years Blackboard has been one of the most successful learning technology companies in the market.

Blackboard to go Private: Giving the Company Freedom to Invest

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Its platform is now the dominant system for secondary and university education and has been growing market share in primary education and in the corporate market. Learning Programs LMS, LCMS blackboard lmsOver the last ten years Blackboard has been one of the most successful learning technology companies in the market.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

Respondents were from all size of companies, education, higher education, associations, non profits and other. 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 Amazing HR Technology Conference – Come Join Us

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

This conference (October 3-5, 2011) is by far the biggest and most educational place to go to learn about HR technologies of all shapes and sizes. HR Systems LMS, LCMS hr technology conferenceOnce again it’s time to start making plans to come to Las Vegas (not Chicago this year, thank god) to the annual HR Technology Conference. Not only do. Read more» The post The Amazing HR Technology Conference – Come Join Us appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

I know of educators who have said that because it is timed, there is no way someone could view their notes, etc. collaborative learning system e-learning e-learning vendors education elearning LCMS learning LMS rapid content authoring tool SAAS craig weiss elearn info online assessment tools online proctoring podcast survey toolsLots of stuff has been going on these past few weeks s0 let’s just jump right in. Standalone Quiz/Assessment Tools.

Digitec LMS Exhibition Team Heads North by Northwest

Association eLearning

During the 4 day intensive event, the team will meet with professionals in continuing medical education from across North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Content Authoring eLearning eLearning News Learning Management Systems astd international cme congress elearning conferences LCMS learning content management system learning managment system lms lms demos

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