Learning Management System

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LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR PARANG SCHOOL
INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND
At its core, a Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application or Web based technology used to plan, implement, and assess a specific learning process. Typically, a learning management system provides an instructor with a way to create and deliver content, monitor student participation, and assess student performance. The LMS enables the learning content to be to be available and/or accessible online thereby allowing students to view and interact with learning materials though a web browser on essentially any computer that has internet access. The specific features and functions of these systems vary considerably, but certain core functions can be found
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It also facilitates and supports student-self service, on-line learning, and training workflow, management of continuous professional education, collaborative learning, training resource management and distribution of courses over the Internet.
LMS is mostly deployed in an organization to track and monitor the progress and performance of users and manages learners across different training objectives and in the identification and assessment of individual and organizational training goals.
DEFINITION OF TERMS Animation A simulation of movement created by displaying a series of pictures, or frames. Animation starts with independent pictures and puts them together to form the illusion of continuous motion.
Course Management
Support to span multiple class sessions across an entire course with common goals, adding tools for evaluation, feedback and discussion
Discussion
Threaded, asynchronous messages for all site participants to read. Distance Learning This refers to all organized learning activities under the influence of an educational organization that are carried out by learners who are separated in time and space from their educational organization E- Learning Comprises all forms of electronically supported learning and teaching. The information and communication systems, whether networked learning or not, serve as specific media to implement the learning process The term will still most likely be utilized