Learning Management Systems (LMS) EDU 920 Learning Management Systems

Eduspire’s courses are offered by Wilson College as individual graduate-level courses, and most courses can also be taken as part of the Master of Educational Technology (MET) degree program.

Investigate the function, benefits and challenges of an LMS in today’s learning environment. Evaluate the best components to choose in building an online-supported course, and identify best practices in managing digital content, activities and collaboration using an LMS. Analyze the current shift in personal instructional practices and student engagement.

An LMS is a great tool for developing digital content for students and extending learning beyond a traditional classroom setting with a blended approach. 

Does your school provide, or are you already using, a program that allows you to host your class in an online environment? In today’s educational landscape there are many popular Learning Management Systems (LMS). Whether you are using Edmodo, Schoology, My Big Campus, Moodle, Blackboard, D2L, or one of the many other options available, there are common best practices that improve the effectiveness for the student within any LMS. There will be in depth instruction that focuses on helping course participants apply best practices into their specific LMS and learning environment. We are also offering EDU 920: Learning Management Systems - Canvas Edition with a specific focus on Canvas. 

Learning Management Systems is an appropriate course for teachers at any skill level. The novice user will experience patient, step-by-step instruction with ample time to practice. Intermediate and advanced users will be provided with targeted, personalized instruction and will focus on additional topics as dictated by their interests, abilities, and the course content.

*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page. 

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Upcoming Courses

Location Course Start Date Registration Deadline Sem
Online Oct 05, 2020 9:12 AM Oct 01, 2020 9:12 AM Fall
Online Apr 05, 2021 9:12 AM Mar 25, 2021 9:12 AM Spring
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