POTENSI DAN TANTANGAN LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

  • Arief Hidayat Program Studi Sistem Informasi STMIK PROVISI, Semarang
Keywords: e-learning, learning management system, potential, challenges

Abstract

Learning Management System or better known as the LMS has been used in various institutions of higher education increasingly. The question arises, what are potential and challenges of LMS as a tool of the latest technology that provides a medium to convey the process of learning "any time, any pace and any place"? This paper will evaluate the LMS by explaining the potential and challenges. The potential of this system is it has a  user friendly model of input-process-output, its and it that can deliver automatically directed students or "autonomous" in the learning activities which are carried out "synchronously" or "asynchronously. " This system will also face challenges, among them including those related to whether the site provided is "open source" or "shareware"? Can the information in such sites be accessed without technical problems? Is the site accessible via the Internet or Intranet? Is the current main server capacity sufficient or should it be considered in the future? Overall, LMS is a trend of future education and should be reconsidered by all parties, especially higher education institutions
Published
2012-03-01
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Articles