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An Overview of Learning Management System
A learning management system (LMS) is used to plan, implement, and access a learning process. It provides the instructor with a way to create and deliver learning content, monitor student participation and obtains their performance. An LMS helps students with the ability to use interactive features such as discussion forums and video conferencing.
Functions of An LMS Platform
The purpose of an LMS varies depending on the objectives and desired outcomes of the institutions. Deploying and tracking online training initiatives is the most common use of LMS. Learning assets are uploaded to the application which makes it easy for the remote learners to access it. In some cases the LMS may have in built-in eLearning authoring tools, allowing to develop online training materials without additional software.
A person with a login id and password can access the online training resources anytime anywhere. LMS users fall into two categories, online learners who use the LMS system to participate in online courses and the e-Learning team who relies on LMS to disburse resources and update the online learning content.
Benefits of Using LMS Platform
Learning management system platforms are beneficial for both educational institutions and corporations. LMS vendors cater to different consumer groups including e-Commerce, sales online training, or the power to integrate the CRM software. The LMS deployment options can be cloud-based, self-hosted, desktop application, and mobile application. They allow the institution to gain advantages in
• Gathering all data in a single location and maintaining and updating online training program. The feature of advanced encryption keeps the stored data safe and secure.
• The functionality of reporting and analytics enables monitoring of learners' progress and performance. A user can track everything from learner engagement to eLearning assessment results that is one can identify patterns and trends since many LMS platforms provide data visualizations like graphs and charts.
• LMS platforms can help allocate online training resources more effectively and allows rapid updating of training assets.
• Provides individualized online training based on individual learning goals and other criteria that translates to an enhanced learning experience. It also improves eLearning accessibility.
The LMS platforms are composed of many top features including report and analytics, responsive design, intuitive user interface, support services, eLearning assessment tools, gamification features, compliance and certification support, social learning support and many more.
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