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LMS Industry News Roundup: The Top 10 Stories for the Week of April 15

May 11, 2020

Learning Management Systems are creating a flurry of news. Take a look at this roundup of 10 of the top articles in the LMS/LXP/EdTech industry during the past week:


Exhaustive Study on Corporate LMS Market 2019 | Strategic Assessment by Top Players

Market Research News has offered a new strategic assessment. This report is a comprehensive exploration of Global Corporate LMS market offering growth rates, size of the industry, competitive landscape information, factors to the contributing growth of the global Corporate LMS market and more. This study also analyzes the market status, market share, growth rate, future trends, market drivers, opportunities and challenges, risks and entry barriers, sales channels, distributors and Porter’s Five Forces Analysis. Read more: http://bit.ly/2Xmkllh


How To Be A Better Online Teacher: Advice Guide

The Chronicle of Higher Education offers an advice guide about how to be a better online teacher. The articles displays advice on how to make your online pedagogy as effective and satisfying as the in-person version: Essential principles and practices and common misperceptions are discussed.  The author shows how to find help and gives several teaching tips. Suggestions are offered regarding learning management systems, synchronous and asynchronous contacts, engagement and content creation. Read more: http://bit.ly/2VdUVbW


Corporate Learning Management System Market Is Booming Worldwide

Marketwatch details how the corporate learning management system market Is booming, worldwide. The article discusses a new market study with more than 100 market data tables.  Pie charts, graphs and figures are spread through the information provided as well as easy to understand and detailed analysis. At present, the market is developing its presence. The research report presents a complete assessment of the market and contains a future trend, current growth factors, attentive opinions, facts, and industry validated market data. Estimates for global corporate learning management system forecasts are offered until 2025. Read more: https://on.mktw.net/2Xq7D4V


3 Strategies To Start Reimagining The Learning Management System

Ecampusnews writes about three strategies to start reimagining the learning management system. It presents Ideaspaces as a way to break down some of the basic needs any system will need to effectively facilitate learning with an LMS. The author says that online learning, by and large, has become a vast, sterile wasteland of outdated content and pedagogy. Suggestions are offered for how to start fixing it. Ideaspaces is made up of three parts:  1) Physical and virtual space, 2) reflection and interaction in an environment that facilitates creative thought, and 3) the article talks about how the structure of the organization, from a class to a company, needs to be designed to scale ideas across the larger community. Read more: http://bit.ly/2ZgQ8WB


10 Online Courses to Make You a Faster, Smarter Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Magazine relates how Starting and growing a business isn’t easy. Even the smartest, most ambitious entrepreneurs encounter obstacles to overcome. Sometimes what’s needed to get to that next level is a little extra know-how. The publication has rounded up 10 courses from the online learning and teaching marketplace that are sure to increase your chances for success in business. These online courses cover everything from getting your MBA, learning how to code, becoming a better learner, and more. They are all highly rated and most are led by instructors who are well-regarded in their specialties. Read more: http://bit.ly/2Us8UGS


Steamship Authority to Implement Learning Management System

The Falmouth Steamship Authority in Cape Cod, Massachusetts will provide the ferry service with its first process-based Learning Management System. This secure web-based platform will be accessible to all Authority personnel, which, in the summer, includes more than 700 individuals. This implementation was one of the ten recommendations to come out of the comprehensive review of Authority’s operations performed in 2018 by HMS Consulting, Glosten Associates and Rigor Analytics, which was commissioned after a series of mechanical failures last spring and summer which caused disruptions in service and cancellations.  The authority is already working to incorporate its training materials into the new LMS in advance of its company-wide launch in the next several months, and vessel-specific manuals are being developed which will be included on the system as they are competed. Read more: http://bit.ly/2Uqa2Ld


Supporting Instructors Who Embrace Online Teaching and OER

There's no single template for professional development that can be applied at every institution or in every context, according to Inside Higher Education. But seeing the breadth of professional development approaches might inspire solutions or plant seeds for ideas that will bloom later. "Inside Digital Learning" examined three professional development programs: two for online instructors and one for incorporating OER into the classroom. Here's how they developed their models, and what they've learned in the process. Read more: http://bit.ly/2ULgcKI


Global Learning Management System (LMS) Market Business Extensions, Directions And Developing Strategies From 2019-2028

The study report on Global Learning Management System Market 2019 contains the most recent and advanced market benefits of the Learning Management System (LMS).  The progress principles and components that influence the Learning Management System market development are covered in this analysis report. This report combines awareness regarding overall and probable market trends, Learning Management System businesses gaining across the counter, and fear factors related to it. This report also analyses a number of supreme members operating the industry, contemporary schemes, and their absolute Learning Management System market share, evolutions in business, offer chain methods and in addition assists existing market competitor similar to new members to organize their Learning Management System business plans. This report inspects the ruthless survey of Learning Management System market leading chief players predicted on the company profile, product figures, definition, specification, policies, market share, material providers and major downstream buyers, delivering base and value structure. Read more: http://bit.ly/2GwRdlQ


6 Key Features Your Employee Training Program Needs – And How LMS Can Help

Companies that offer workers training programs have a 24% higher profit margin than those who don’t according to the American Society for Training and Development, and if you do not yet have a learning management system (LMS) solution for your company, you should consider investing in one. An LMS solution will help you make sure your training is lean and doesn’t need a lot of people to implement, adaptable to apply the training to many employees across a range of departments and locations, simple, and seamless, where the lessons are transferable to employees’ mobile devices and laptops when possible.  LMS solutions also help with assessments, which can be taken online with the information stored right where you can access it easily, it allows employees to collaborate through built-in messaging systems and discussion boards, and it provides a central location for training and courses to be stored and accessed from all of their devises and tackle the topics individually or in groups. Most LMS solutions also have the ability to create customized learning paths depending on where employees are in their careers and what they’re aiming to learn and accomplish. In conclusion, LMS solutions can help improve your training and offer and variety of features to employees and trainers alike in a cost-effective way. Read more: http://bit.ly/2V8cPNt


Should Your LMS Be Open Source or Closed Source?

When looking for a new learning management system, there are a multitude of questions that you must ask, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our e-learning goals? According to The Association for Talent Development. One initial consideration that people often overlook is the type of technology an LMS uses. This is important to consider when evaluating whether an LMS will be able to provide the type of functionality you’ll need to meet your e-learning goals. When beginning the LMS evaluation process, you must first choose whether to use an open-source or closed-source learning management system.This article explores the differences between the two and highlights a few of the advantages of choosing an open-source LMS. Read more: http://bit.ly/2GyJ40d