In light of the tremendous developments that the world is witnessing at the technological level and due to the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a development in the methods of e-learning and innovative tools of learning that mimic the traditional education system
Among the most important of these innovative tools and technologies is the Learning Management System, which contributed to providing a customized and high-quality learning experience, giving educational institutions of all kinds an outlet and a unique solution to follow the educational process with complete ease.
In order to implement a learning management system in your Arab educational institution, it is necessary to plan well and know the goals to be achieved and the necessary needs so that you can choose the most appropriate learning management system to manage your institution professionally.
Below we will highlight the most important points related to this topic, so read on to find out more…
What is a Learning Management System (LMS)?
Learning Management System (LMS) is an advanced system that simulates the traditional learning process virtually by enabling innovative tools and technologies to deliver a personalized and unique learning experience.
By utilizing technological resources and tools, the Learning Management System transforms the learning process into something dynamic, comprehensive, and accessible to everyone online.
What Are the Benefits of Learning Management System?
Learning management systems have many benefits, for example:
1. Saving Time, Effort, and Cost:
Learning management systems save a lot of time, effort, and financial costs for learners. These systems give them the ability to follow their lessons or training courses online, giving them a personalized learning experience.
2. Easy Access to Educational Content Any time, Anywhere:
E-learning systems allow learners to access educational content at any time and from anywhere without being bound by any restrictions such as those found in traditional learning systems.
3. Ability to Monitor Learners’ Performance:
Learning management systems allow the ability to monitor learners, whether students or trainees, in various educational institutions and work to improve their abilities by tracking their performance and collecting and analyzing data in order to reach the best possible result.
4. Promote Communication and Exchanging of Ideas:
Learning management systems have created the means through which each learner can publish his scientific ideas and dialogue between him and his/her peers to exchange information and ideas in a way that contributes to the establishment of creativity and innovation.
What Are the Main Types of Learning Management Systems?
Learning management systems have many types, for example:
- Cloud-based Learning Management Systems: In this type, the learning management system is built on a virtual cloud so that the developer maintains the system and provides all the upgrades and technical updates it needs, and all that the learners need to access the platform.
- Self-hosted Systems: It is the most common type. It requires downloading platform-specific software, the developer may allow it to be downloaded directly from his own website or you may need to purchase disks to install the system.
- Computer and Mobile Applications: In this type of system, each learner installs an application for the system on his computer or mobile phone, which facilitates work on the platform.
How to Choose the Best Learning Management System for your School?
You have to go through several steps, as follows:
First: Defining Your Educational Institution’s Goals and Needs:
In order to be able to choose the most appropriate learning management system for your educational institution, you must identify the goals to be achieved and the needs that you want.
Second: Conducting Extensive Research on Comparing Between Systems:
It’s important to conduct accurate and extensive research on the available learning management systems and choose the best list of them, and then make a comparison between each system and another according to your goals, needs, and work plan so that you can choose the appropriate system.
Third: Conducting a Beta Test of the Chosen System:
After defining your goals and the needs of your institution, conducting careful research on the existing learning management systems, choosing the best list, and comparing them, now comes the role of conducting a test for the system you have chosen before obtaining it permanently to make sure that it is compatible with your educational institution and what you want from the needs and requirements.
Learning management systems for various educational institutions and companies have given innovative solutions to follow the educational process of students without facing any obstacles and the possibility to train employees and monitor their performance and improve it to reach the best possible results.
iSkola is one of the leading companies in designing and programming various e-learning management systems in the Arab world. iSkola works to provide an integrated electronic system for managing various educational institutions and linking all parties to the educational process with an innovative network so that they can communicate with ease and then follow the progress of the educational process efficiently and effortlessly.
To learn more about iSkola, check: iSkola: An Integrated School Management System for Arab Schools
Contact us now for more information, or to reserve your own version of your future e-school.