Learning Management System (LMS) Fundamentals

with Aaron Quigley
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Learning Management System (LMS) Fundamentals
Video duration: 0s 41m 44s Appropriate for all


Do you have a learning management system and not know how to use it or want to use an LMS to facilitate an online course? Let author and educator Aaron Quigley walk you through the fundamentals of all learning management systems, including a look at what they are, how they function, the common elements core to each system, and a tour of the most popular LMSs on the market. Learn about setting up courses, interacting with students, using online gradebooks, and choosing the platform that's right for your needs! Take a look at Moodle, Blackboard, Canvas, Desire2Learn, and more, and figure out where you want to go next.

Topics include:
  • Looking at standard and advanced LMS features
  • Understanding learning needs
  • Creating an online library
  • Grading online
  • Enrolling students
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- [Voiceover] Hello, and welcome to LMS Fundamentals. Throughout this course we will cover the foundations of choosing an appropriate learning management system for your organization's learning needs. We'll look at the roles of the LMS in the learning environment, and how both instructors and students interact with the system. We will also dive into how to best select an LMS, best practices for utilizing an LMS for learning, and even a quick overview of some of the industry leading learning management systems available. Whether you are hoping to better understand your current learning management system, about to implement one yourself, or starting an e-learning class, this course will explore how to successfully teach using learning management system.

Thanks for joining me, and let's dive right in.

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