Learning management systems are an important element of most online courses. Although they have unique aspects, most learning management systems allow the instructor and students to accomplish similar things inlcuding; accessing resources, posting assignments, communicating, collaborating, engaging in discussions, and more. Explore several different learning management systems including their look, layout, and functionality.
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- [Voiceover] In the previous video,…we discussed what a learning management system is.…In this video, we'll take a quick look…at some different learning management systems.…There are a lot of learning management systems out there,…so I'm not gonna cover the use of any of them in particular.…If you'd like to learn more about an LMS…that you'll be using, check out our library,…as we have a number of courses…that will guide you through the setup and management…of them, including Canvas, Moodle, Blackboard,…Desire to Learn, Schoology, Edmodo and more.…In this video, I'm going to quickly look at three of them.…they are Canvas, Moodle and Schoology.…
Now all learning management systems will have some strengths…or unique functions that they provide,…and I'm not going to cover all of those.…But for the most part, each learning management system…will be very similar in what they allow you to do.…Let's take a look at a couple different ones.…First, we'll look at Canvas, and right now,…I'm inside of the Canvas learning management system.…
Staff author Oliver Schinkten draws the connections between high-quality instruction and online education. He provides a framework for creating a digital classroom—with or without a learning management system—and guidance to get students interacting with the course material, the instructor, and each other. Collaboration is the key to making the learning experience more dynamic. Oliver also shows how to incorporate digital resources and the latest ed tech into your classroom, and make sure the lessons are accessible to students of all ability levels.
- What is online education?
- Why does online education succeed?
- Understanding learning management systems
- Incorporating technology in the classroom
- Setting guidelines and expectations about online courses
- Writing learning outcomes and learning objectives
- Sharing and curating files and resources
- Tracking student progress
- Engaging students
- Fostering communication
- Providing feedback
- Making learning accessible to students with disabilities