NZATD LMS Introduction


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This presentation provides a high-level introduction to learning management systems and the LMS landscape in New Zealand. Presented at an e-learning seminar series for the New Zealand Association of Training and Development.

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NZATD LMS Introduction

  1. 1. Innovate for Change<br />
  2. 2. Learning Management Systems<br />Miranda Welch – Independent E-learning Specialist<br />Nolen Smith – Director, Flexible Learning Network Ltd<br />
  3. 3. Learning Management System?<br />“Software that automates the administration of training events and contains organisational information such as role-based curricula, learner profiles, training histories, competencies and training resources. . . A LMS is typically designed to handle courses by multiple publishers and content providers, both internal and external to an organisation.”<br />Making Sense of Learning Specifications & Standards: A Decision Maker’s Guide to their Adoption – 2nd Ed<br />The MASIE Center eLearning Consortium<br />
  4. 4. Learning Management System?!<br />virtual learning<br />environment<br /> course management<br /> system<br /> learning content<br /> managementsystem<br />training management<br /> system<br />talent management<br />system<br />
  5. 5. What does (or should) an LMS do?<br />Trending to:<br />manage learning objects & activities<br /><ul><li>Online ,offline and *collaborative*</li></ul>manage learner information<br /><ul><li>Add and disable – ‘talk’ to HRIS/Payroll
  6. 6. Profile info</li></ul>catalogue your learning<br /><ul><li>by competencies
  7. 7. by goals</li></ul>keep track of progress<br />survey and assess<br />report on results<br /><ul><li>complex</li></ul>new licensing models<br />Early to mid 2000’s:<br />manage learning objects & activities<br />manage learner information<br /><ul><li>Add and disable - manual
  8. 8. Profile info</li></ul>catalogue your learning<br /><ul><li>by topic
  9. 9. by job role</li></ul>keep track of progress<br />survey<br />report on results<br /><ul><li>basic</li></li></ul><li>What does (or should) an LMS do?<br />Recent move to Talent Management<br />Now move towards Social Learning<br />
  10. 10. The ‘players’ in New Zealand:<br />
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  12. 12. How does my organisation select an LMS?<br />
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  14. 14. Key Considerations<br />Procurement<br /><ul><li>Syndicated?</li></ul>Implementation<br /><ul><li>Internal effort
  15. 15. Vendor effort</li></ul>Integration<br /><ul><li>HRIS!
  16. 16. Single sign on?
  17. 17. Performance management?
  18. 18. Finance?</li></ul>Support<br /><ul><li>1st level – in house?
  19. 19. 2nd level – internal/external contact
  20. 20. Backup and DR</li></ul>Timeframes<br /><ul><li>When?!
  21. 21. Is it realistic</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />