OVERVIEW: LMS AND MOOC SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS

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Source : www.edukwest.com
Auteur : KIRSTEN WINKLER
Date de l'info : 25 février 2014

And that’s exactly what makes the basis for this article, a question by a fellow tutor tweeting at me and asking whether I could give him some examples of virtual learning environments to use for his courses based on my previous writing about the virtual learning environment (VLE) / learning management system (LMS) or simply put learning platforms. (…)

When reading articles on the various different solutions and services that fall in this category they are usually written from an institutional perspective, along the lines that a renown university or school just partnered with one of the big MOOC platforms and will offer their online courses and instruction through it.

The smaller university, college or even individual professor, however, are mostly overlooked in this scenario as it wouldn’t make an as impressive headline, I suppose.

I will thus categorize some of the available platforms and discuss their advantages and drawbacks with the small IT team or even individual educator in mind. Somebody so to speak who has to do it all by herself, from the creating a course over managing the content and mastering the hosting on the respective platform. (…)

Hosted Solutions

  • Moodle
  • Canvas
  • Mooc.org
  • Everpath

Self-hosted Soultions

  • Sensei
  • Open edX

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