EDU-LMS: Learning Management Systems

EDU-LMS: Learning Management Systems

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides an introduction to a selection of LMS platforms, among the more than currently 50 available. Our selection includes:

  • Moodle
  • BlackBoard
  • LearnDash
  • Coursera / EdX
  • NeoLMS
  • Credit value: 3 (US standard) | 6 (ECTS standard)
  • Indicative duration (full time): 4-6 weeks
  • Indicative duration (part-time): 5-8 week
  • Certificate: Yes

COURSE METHODOLOGY

This course is based on standard EUCLID methodology. Students may refer to the following resources:

Academic Guidelines (HQ version)
Academic Guidelines (most recent version even if unofficial)
Student Orientation Guidelines (most recent version even if unofficial)
Zotero instructions for EUCLID students

COURSE OBJECTIVES | LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss LMS features based on case requirements
  • Mention specific features of interest from the course selection
  • Create a course in an LMS
  • Create a portfolio or study report on the topic of LMS platforms.

REQUIRED TEXTS AND MATERIAL

Course material is provided in the form of embedded videos and downloadable PDFs.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR | ASSOCIATED FACULTY

mm Dr Bernard Nkuyubwatsi
Education: MA in Online and Distance Education, UK Open University; MA TESOL, Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D. in Education (E-Learning and Learning Technologies), University of Leicester, UK

COURSE SYLLABUS | ACCESS TO 7 PERIODS