Learning Management System Benefits
COVID-19 the global pandemic had pushed the world into uncertain times, from the past 1 year. According to a study by UNESCO “ close to half the world’s students are still affected by partial or full school closures, and over 100 million additional children will fall below the minimum proficiency level in reading as a result of the health crisis.”
However, the education industry should be indebted to technology in these crucial hours of pandemics. Thanks to the rise of the cheap and faster Internet, and smart devices, which are helping educational institutes to run their programs or classes seamlessly.
Globally schools and colleges are shifting their teaching/learning platforms from their traditional 4 wall classrooms to digital space.
According to stats education, especially edtech, has recorded investments worth $1.1 billion in 2020, its highest-ever annual tally and four times compared to last year, the same is expected to raise to $350 billion by 2025.
What is the purpose of LMS?
Learning Management System popularly known as LMS is a software that is capable of
- Managing School /College Administration
- Monitoring and reporting of Online Courses
Literally LMS can be termed as a virtual classroom, which provides an online platform for student-teacher interaction, along with conducting learning/training programs online.
Learning Management System Benefits:
LMS is the only ray of hope for the educational industry in these hours of uncertainty. Here are the top benefits of deploying LMS in Schools/Colleges.
- Efficient distribution of study materials:
LMS enables the educational institutions to share a wide variety of study materials. Students can have access to all the lessons, along with learning objectives, activities and resources from LMS.
Textbooks can also be shared in PDF , or any other compatible format in LMS. This can help students to access all the learning materials/resources from a single dashboard.
- Wide Variety of Learning Resources:
LMS allows the schools to share learning materials in several interactive formats. Teachers can build interesting as well as interactive presentations, by gathering information from various resources.
Videos from sources like YouTube can also be embedded easily, along with resources from other websites in LMS. Teachers can also build engaging learning pages without any prior designing skills.
- Easy Access to Parents:
LMS enables Parents/Guardians to have an easy access to their children learning schedule like
a) Educational Calendar
b) Class timetable
c) Assessment schedules
This can help in providing a better idea for parents about their children’s learning.
- Diverse Assessments:
LMS can help in conducting assessments in a variety of formats like
b) Multiple Choices
All these types of assessments can help in providing instant feedback by the teachers. Teachers can also embed videos from other websites, and can use it for testing. On the other hand, students are also allowed to upload their work in various formats.
- Better Feedback:
The beauty of LMS lies in it’s instant feedback feature. Teachers can share their feedback instantly via the class page. The feedback can also be shared to the parent page, and the feedback is used for the improvement of future student performance.
- Multiple channels of Communication:
LMS provides a wide variety of communication channels for making the learning experience more interactive. Few type of communication channels/groups in LMS include
i) Class Pages
- Tracking Made Simpler:
Student assessment as well as attendance data can be stored in LMS, and can provide valuable insights of student learning. Based on the insights students who are performing poorly across various subjects can be identified, and progressive suggestions can be generated by the system. Similarly students who are performing exceptionally can also be identified with the help of insights.
- Smart Organizing:
LMS allows the teachers to automatically populate students schedules like assessments, due dates, tasks, and several other information into the calendar. Students by browsing this calendar, can be well prepared, and submit their homework or assignments in time. The same calendar can be made available for parents, which can increase the responsibility of students.
- Digitized Curriculum :
LMS can help in digitizing curriculum, where students can have full access to their syllabus along with unit outlines, and the available resources in advance. This type of access provides a clear and concise view of the syllabus for the students, which can help them in performing better.
- Remote Learning made easier:
Learning Management Systems can make the learning process simpler, and also to learn from the comfort of a student’s home.Digitization ensures the continuity of education in these hours of pandemic. The transition from traditional classrooms to online classrooms is also made simpler with the help of LMS.
Powered with simple functionalities and an intuitive digital ecosystem Edecofy LMS allows schools to confidently manage various aspects related to the study materials and inventory management.
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