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Loving and Hating the Learning Management System

From open source to enterprise options Learning Management Systems (LMS) are widely used by colleges and universities to present their courses online. These systems also support many blended and face-to-face classes. There are benefits and challenges to their use, however, as they structure and organize materials, but are often difficult to update and share.

Educators, students, instructional designers, and tech help desks all have experience working with and troubleshooting these systems. What do you like about using an LMS? What are your suggestions for making the experience better? Join the conversation in the next #IOLchat!

This week's read-aheads:

5 Tips for Managing Effective Blended Learning Through an LMS from Upside Learning

Ten Most Important Features of a Learning Management System from HotChalk

The 20 Best Learning Management Systems from Edudemic

Breaking Down the LMS Walls from The International Review of Research in open and Distance Learning

The Ins and Outs of the LMS and Your Online Course from