(00:35-03:12) LMS: What is it?
(03:13-07:31) LMS: What Can You Do With It?
(07:32-09:14) LMS Common Functions
This is an overview of what Learning Management Systems are and why teachers should use them in their instruction. If you do not have a district provided LMS, scroll down to see a linked list of open source LMS systems that you can use with classes.
Why Use a Learning Management System for ELearning?
This article by Matt Bury explains why you should use a learning management system, especially in a blended learning environment. In particular, the article investigates: coherently organized courses, appropriate types of roles for users, record keeping and management, more coherent communication, assessment tools, and integration with third party software and web services.