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Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
Selecting a Learning Management System
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Selecting a Learning Management System

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eLearning Technology Selection and Implementation

eLearning Technology Selection and Implementation

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    • 1. <ul><li>Introduction to Selecting a </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Management System (LMS) </li></ul>Presenter: Hiram Kuykendall, CTO eLearning Technology Selection and Implementation
    • 2. Introduction to Selecting an LMS <ul><li>Review the most commonly omitted questions when selecting a Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Management System (LMS) </li></ul>
    • 3. Learning Management System (LMS) Defined <ul><li>Minimum LMS Definition </li></ul><ul><li>User Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Course Enrollment / Tracking </li></ul><ul><li>Security ( Role Based ) </li></ul><ul><li>Content Management Component </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy for Training Material Dissemination </li></ul><ul><li>Usually Contains Tool </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard WBT Interface (SCROM) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki, Forum, Glossary… </li></ul></ul>
    • 4. Audience <ul><li>Who is your target audience? </li></ul>
    • 5. Audience <ul><li>Implications of Audience for LMS Selection / Cost: </li></ul><ul><li>LMS Licensing (Per Seat, Per User) </li></ul><ul><li>Languages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State Agencies: English and Spanish Requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Sector: All Languages </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased Security Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul>Example: Making Training Publically Available
    • 6. Audience <ul><li>Scope Creep!!! </li></ul><ul><li>AKA </li></ul><ul><li>Scope at a Full Run </li></ul>
    • 7. <ul><li>Information Technology Infrastructure </li></ul>
    • 8. Technology Culture <ul><li>Client Question: Why are the technology folks so difficult to work with? </li></ul><ul><li>Bit by dog as a child. </li></ul><ul><li>Gamma rays from the computers have turned them evil. </li></ul><ul><li>They are trying to manage technology resources with limited staff. </li></ul>
    • 9. Technology Culture: Supported Technology <ul><li>GOAL: Create a preferred technology guideline . </li></ul>
    • 10. Technology Culture: Supported Technology <ul><li>Engage your technology department. </li></ul><ul><li>Web Server </li></ul><ul><li>Server Operating System </li></ul><ul><li>Database Server </li></ul><ul><li>Available Hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Programming Language (If Applicable) </li></ul>Supported Technology Platforms System Interfaces <ul><li>Human Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Course Enrollment </li></ul>
    • 11. Technology Culture: Supported Technology <ul><li>Suggestion: </li></ul><ul><li>Keep Technology Options Open </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandatory: Limit to Interfaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggested: Current Technology Specifications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategies for New Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look at Outsourcing Pilot / First Phase Hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiate with Vendor for Gap Help </li></ul></ul>
    • 12. LMS vs. ELearning Modules (Content)
    • 13. LMS vs. ELearning Modules (Content) Learning Management System <ul><li>Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Content Management </li></ul><ul><li>Tracking </li></ul>Training Modules - Integrated Training Modules - External Application Program Interface (API) Content Storage
    • 14. LMS vs. ELearning Modules (Content) LMS: Moodle WBT Training Module SCORM API API = Application Programming Interface SCORM = Sharable Content Object Reference Model WBT = Web Based Training
    • 15. LMS vs. ELearning Modules (Content) <ul><li>How portable are the training modules? </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: Understand how proprietary the LMS solution is. </li></ul><ul><li>Question: What steps are necessary to port the training module to another LMS solutions? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research: AICC / SCORM API </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Question: What tools are used to create the training modules? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research: Flash, Toolbook, Proprietary </li></ul></ul>
    • 16. LMS vs. ELearning Modules (Content) <ul><li>How is training content stored? </li></ul>Goal: Understand how proprietary the training modules are. Question: Can the training content be exported?
    • 17. Features
    • 18. Features <ul><li>Core Features: </li></ul><ul><li>Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>Course Enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>Content Management </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz / Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Printable Certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analysis Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Content Delivery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SCORM is an interface!!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Native Content Delivery </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Searchable Glossary </li></ul>
    • 19. Training Plan: Web Based Training <ul><li>Web Based Training (WBT) </li></ul><ul><li>Core Features </li></ul><ul><li>Pod Cast </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>E-Payments </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for Controlling Access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opening / Closing Courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restricting Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workflow ( Prerequisites ) </li></ul></ul>
    • 20. Training Plan: Blended Learning <ul><li>Web Based Training (WBT) </li></ul><ul><li>+ Instructor Led Training (ILT) </li></ul><ul><li>= Blended Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Blended Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Course Scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor Assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Room Assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Rescheduling </li></ul><ul><li>Waiting List </li></ul>
    • 21. Thank You! <ul><li>Takeaway Points </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define you audience. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage your IT department. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create a guideline . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stay flexible, address gap issues. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine how proprietary the LMS is. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine your minimum feature set. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What’s Next? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ELearning Features and Functionality (handout) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Source LMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle: http://moodle.org </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>API: Buzzwords: SCORM, AICC </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Feel for Tools: Toolbook, Flash </li></ul></ul></ul>

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