Unit 3: LMS / CMS

Objectives

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • Identify the common features of Course Management Systems (CMS) or Learning Management Systems (LMS).
  • Use the Moodle CMS system as a student.
  • Compare the features of different CMS systems.
  • Know where to get comparative reviews of CMS/LMS systems.

Readings

Athabasca University (2012). Moodle Orientation for Students 2.2. Athabasca, AB: Athabasca University. Available: http://orientation.lms.athabascau.ca/course/view.php?id=65

Barrish, J. (2013, September). Top LMS Software. Arlington, VA: Capterra Solutions. Available: http://www.capterra.com/infographics/top-lms-software#.UpzX9pGkJS8.

Cole, J. & Foster, H. (2008). Using Moodle, 2nd Edition. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Community Press.

To see how I utilized the Moodle LMS and D2L in my workplace, click here:

LMS / D2L

ePortfolios

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Synchronous

SocialSoftware

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cloud

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