Look Who’s Talking About Online Education Technology & Learning Management Systems
While distance learning did exist before the internet, the advent of an easy and widespread way to connect with students across the globe naturally revolutionized it. Online learning has made high school basics, undergraduate and graduate courses, and professional development courses all accessible via computers and mobile devices.
The internet helped make possible the development of learning management systems that allow instructors to create and distribute courses while also letting students interact with course materials and with one another. The learning management system (LMS) that a school uses can have a significant impact on how students perform.
Following are just a few of the important voices in online learning that have studied and analyzed the impact of educational technology and LMS’s specifically on the online learning environment. Each person included in this list is a scholar with experience in curriculum development or education, or is a highly regarded expert in the field.