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i 1 Votes This post is dedicated to my father, Frank J. Weiss, who passed away on 4-7-12. He often found it difficult to explain to others what I did and more importantly, what is e-learning. Part of the reason was, he wasn’t tech savvy although he was willing to take it for a drive.
Le Blended Learning est-il en passe de devenir un des piliers incontournables de la formation ? Il semblerait que certains experts s’accordent à le dire. Reste à identifier les raisons d’un tel succès ? Premier facteur, l’arrivée de la génération Y qui a sensiblement modifié les modèles de management et par extension les dispositifs de formation. Désormais, le jeune Y revendique sa place au cœur du dispositif de formation, obligeant l’entreprise à construire des parcours de plus en plus personnalisés, guerre des talents oblige. " Nous avons tous besoin d’être formés.
As a user of Blackboard at Bournemouth University I have been involved in various discussion about it’s merit (or lack of). These are usually started by someone who doesn’t like Blackboard, and probably hasn’t used it much either (or even tried). They are usually fans of Moodle, even if they’ve not used it (but have talked to people who have). You know the sort, and have probably had similar discussions yourself, from either side of the fence. Thanks to @kennfj I found this report from the University of North Carolina (USA) on a comparison between Moodle and Blackboard Vista, with a view to which system will they implement across the Institution;
Talking about Learning Management System (LMS) or Content Management System (CMS) in higher education is a bit of a hit in a glass wall. You see where you want to go but for some reason you can’t reach a common point. Many popular LMS / CMS today offer what it seems to be a similar gamut of features and tools.
A few weeks ago, a Social Media Cheat Sheet was doing the round. A nice visualization of the pro’s & cons of each social media channel, but with a business/marketing focus. I thought I should do one for social media use in education.
You should prepare your RFP based upon your requirements. It is not necessary to indicate priorities of requirements, nor list them in any specific order, in the RFP itself so that each requirement is responded to equally. You should try to be as specific as possible about each requirement so that the LMS company can respond directly to your requirement rather than provide a general response. You should also include scenarios in your RFP . Describe very specific situations that you would envision the LMS / LCMS to accomodate.
So you know you want an LMS. Good. This article isn’t here to tell you why you need one, or why you should use one, this is a guide for anyone who already knows they want an LMS, just wants a guide for what to check for.
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