Learning management system has emerged from auxiliary role to critical one in higher education. Present college students are technologically perceptive and demand their faculty to use technology and learning management systems. This paper explores the latest trends in this initiative and discusses the successful implementation of LMS in United Institute of Technology (UIT), Coimbatore. UIT persistently seeks and adopts innovative methods to equip the students with knowledge, skills and character to become competent engineers by facilitating the dynamic Learning Management System. This paper focuses exclusively on open source learning management system and impact of LMS in academic performance of the students in UIT and their utilization the LMS technology. This paper also suggests how to improve teaching and learning functions to improve the performance and acquisition of knowledge by using Learning Management System.
Key words: Learning Management System, e-Learning, Virtual Learning, Moodle