Today many employees and students are trained and taught online with the learning tools. Many students and employees around the world are using eLearning methods to educate themselves. Users and learners using eLearning are already increasing all over the world. With the popularity of eLearning these days, there has to be system put in place to monitor and to assess the progress of each trainee.
The answer to this is the LMS or Learning Management System. The tasks that this software application, the LMS, is geared at doing are tasks like administrative, documentation, reporting and tracking of training program, eLearning programs, and training courses. In short, LMS organizes, delivers the training, and reports progress.
Teach managements systems are the assistants of eLearning. With LMS students are managed and their progress and performance are recorded. The other tasks that LMS can perform are administrative tasks which includes reporting assessments of students and trainees to instructors.
LMS has other functions aside from the ones stated above.
Time plans are given to students so that they can follow it for the training courses. Training university and college students requires a longer time to set their courses. Sometimes these courses given to students can last for several weeks to a few months if necessary. However, with corporate courses, the time frame is short. Trainees can be trained with a live instructor or online but only for a single session.
To meet the requirements of the course program, students and trainees are guided to an effective learning path.
Another interactive characteristic of this system is the use of messaging and notifications in order to update students. This is how they keep in touch with their users. Tests, activities, and progress reports are given to the students as an update.
The statistical record of the trainee is compared before getting the training program and after completing it. Progress of the students are monitored step by step.
Scores, transcripts, and test assessments are displayed by the Learning management systems. User progress is shown with corresponding analysis.
Learning management systems evaluates course work. When the roster is being processed, it also creates a waiting list for students.
Web-based or blended courses are possible with learning management systems.
There are more user-friendly application software nowadays because of advancement in technology. New teaching and training methods in education are provided with eLearning and this is supported by the learning management system by providing an efficient way of teaching students and training employees that is unlike what is being done in traditional schools and training centers.