This week, Managing eLearning features a guest post by Lauren Gray at Web Courseworks What is an Extended Enterprise LMS? A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of electronic educational technology education…
This week, Managing eLearning features a guest blog from Andy Hicken, Web Courseworks’ Product Innovation Specialist.
Stanford Computer Science professor Balaji Srinivasan’s MOOC on Startup Engineering, in which I am enrolled, assigns Asymco’s post The Rise and Fall of Personal Computing as first-week reading. One could quibble with a few of Asymco’s details–would the PC’s decline in market share look as steep or sudden if more early tablet and PDA-type devices were included?–but it’s difficult to argue with the deeper message. The Zeitgeist has shifted. Few of us lust after a sleek laptop anymore, and desktops are impossibly location-based (even if cheap and powerful): the mobile wave has broken all around us.
Jeff Cobb just released his most recent report on association eLearning called Learning 2.0. I have included Jeff in many of my blog posts because he is a genuine, down to earth guy who thinks deeply about the future of eLearning, especially for associations. In Learning 2.0 Jeff provides a better understanding of how professional development practitioners should view the latest trends on the Internet.