The use of Course Management Systems enhances education in many ways. Student access to lessons, reviews, work from absences, and many other educational opportunities makes the teachers job much easier. The issues that appear with such discussions are the ability to control the tool so students use it in a wise and efficient manner, and ensuring that the learning is meaningful and authentic.
Personalized blogs Students can personalize their blogs with color, banners, avatars, pictures, videos, and polls. Students are free to be creative in a safe environment where only the teacher and classmates view the blogs.
Publish to the web! Now you can select specific blog entries to be published to the web for all to see! Teachers remain in control of whether or not students can publish to the web and what gets published.
From this presentation one can see that a Course Management System is a tool to assist teachers and students in working through the teaching and learning process in an effect and efficient manner. The use of systems like Classpress, Moodle, and Rcampus offers teachers and students a means to interact and control their teaching and learning.