LMS

  • Article from John Leh an independent learning technology selection consultant.

    Having sat through 25 hours of LMS product demos, John observed the copious number of LMS acronyms that vendors use, which when paired with broader technology acronyms that have specific definitions gives rise to LMS speak.

    So he concluded the easiest path would be to create a living, one-sentence, non-techie dictionary of acronyms for LMS buyers.

    If you're buying an LMS, be prepared to hear some or all of the following terms.

    Buying an LMS? 110 Acronyms You Should Know

  • In the digital world, one can turn to a blog, Wikipedia, social media platforms, online knowledge forums, videos, etc., and get informed on just anything. The information available is abundant. You might think if there is a concrete need of a learning management system (LMS) versus letting the employees find and learn on their own.

  • If you’ve been an instructor or a student in a class in higher education in the last 10 years, you probably used a learning-management system or LMS. There are plenty to choose from, including Blackboard, Canvas, Sakai, Moodle and D2L. Many of these systems started as small, nimble startups but have grown into large “learning-technology” organizations as they have matured.