Is the LMS Dead?

No, says, Is the LMS Dead? writer Ed Cohen of Plateau, but it’s reinvented to include social networking, Web 2.0, and collaboration tools.

In today’s “new” LMS, user-driven content should be able to be shared, enhanced, commented on and rated, with the goal of increasing workforce efficiency and productivity. Learners should be able to post questions, documents and best practices and also be able to locate subject-matter experts and information quickly and easily. These shifts in functionality serve to not only make learning more social, but also complement the formal learning capabilities found in traditional LMS solutions.

The article describes well some ways that an LMS can incorporate new user-generated content tools.

It also gives a nice short history of the LMS.

(TW)

Is the LMS Dead? | October 2010

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