Join Aaron Quigley for an in-depth discussion in this video Extending content with plugins, part of Learning Management System (LMS) Fundamentals.
…As we mentioned earlier a lot of LMS's are either scorm or tin can API compliant.…This gives them the ability to integrate with a lot of other…web based services, these are often referred to as plug ins or apps.…For example, here in canvas I have the opportunity to select various applications…that I'd like to integrate directly into a course inside of the LMS.…As I scroll down the list, I can see that there's thinks like Cengage and CK-12.…I can also find plugins for popular applications like Dropbox.…Using the Dropbox plugin, for example, will allow me to…integrate file sharing among the users of a particular course.…
Making sure that the elements you are working with is…SCORM or tin can API compliant, and then explore what plugins…and apps have been developed for that particular learning management system,…can save you a lot of time from developing them yourselves.…Or having to find workaround solutions in order to…integrate these wide variety of tools to the LMS.…Now, besides content based plugins, such…
- Looking at standard and advanced LMS features
- Understanding learning needs
- Creating an online library
- Grading online
- Enrolling students