Every online educator wants to find the right learning management system (LMS) for their specific wants and needs, but the whole process can seem overwhelming. We’re here to help walk you through the process to pick the right LMS for you.
The lingo alone can cause a whirl of confusion if you don’t know what it means. Here are some of the terms you are most likely to hear when researching learning management systems:
The first question to ask yourself is do you want to sell your courses online and collect a fee for your course (e-commerce) or are you going to provide courses to your staff for internal training purposes?
When picking the right LMS you want to make sure that it is a full-featured LMS with testing capabilities, and the ability to offer certificates for completion. It also needs the ability to support different media types, such as:
Some other features to look for when picking the right LMS are:
And last, but not least, how well tested is this LMS? Has it been in the marketplace and does it support thousands of customers? It is important to be sure that the LMS you chose can support you and accommodate your upcoming growth.
Buying a learning management system (LMS) does require some research to find the best fit for you. But hopefully, we’ve made the process a little bit easier now that you know what to expect.