What is Learning Management System?

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Introduction to Learning Management system

1. LMS - An introduction

learning management system (LMS) is a software application   for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of courses.



An LMS can be used in the

Traditional class room



What are the contents can be delivered?

 Multimedia contents like text, image, audio and video

2. Features

Managing courses

Managing users

Online assessment of students

Tracking performance of students

Forum to clarify doubts

Virtual class

3. Popular LMS

Blackboard blackboard
canvas canvas


4. Authoring tool

Many users of LMSs use an authoring tool to create content, which is then hosted on an LMS.

There are several standards for creating and integrating complex content into an LMS, including h5p, AICC, SOCRM, xAPI and Learning Tools interoperability.

5. Benefits of elearning