Social media continues to grow and expand on a constant rate. As a result, new opportunities and features are possible to incorporate in social learning, regardless of the platform – LMS/LCMS, standalone, learning community, portal, etc.
For social learning to achieve success, it must be integrated into social media. While some can argue that this is web 2.0, it is more along the lines of social media moving beyond its initial incarnation under the buzzword web 2.0.
In the learning management system world there are a lot of myths, falsehoods and truths; but finding out which is which can be a task itself.
Many people turn to Moodle without knowing some of the pitfalls and challenges that await them. The biggest challenge is having someone with the strong technical expertise to assist you with implementation and long term development.
Part two of the series – “Out with the old LMS into the new”. This part includes methods and what if your LMS vendor asks you to stay, plus financial challenges.
You are tired of your current LMS vendor and want out, yet you have no idea on how to do this, what you need to know and the techniques to switch immediately as soon as your contract ends into your new LMS, seamlessly.
Pricing for the Up and Coming LMS providers.
There are many buzz words in the industry, but often times they can be confusing. On the other side, vendors love to pitch their clients, but how do you find out what clients really like their system.
Too many people in the e-learning industry have been caught up in the buzz word of “web 2.0” when it comes to LMS/LCMS or frankly anything tied to the e-learning sector. In reality, what they should be saying is “social media” and dumping the buzz word of web 2.0.
The e-learning industry – and especially LMS/LCMS systems – is not a non-negotiable industry. Just because they offer a street price, doesn’t mean you should pay it, nor should you. The time has come to end LMS Moneyball.