The title is a bit nebulous. This piece will help you understand some of the market forces driving change. What that future will look like is left to your own imagination. Joeseph Cohen is the force behind CourseKit a new personalized LMS now available to the adventurous student or instructor who wants a truly personalized learning enviroment~ Dennis
When Joseph Cohen was a college freshman, he lived in a University of Pennsylvania dorm. At the same time, “I spent my life on the Internet,” says Cohen. Penn has an institutional subscription to Blackboard, the oldest — and still by far most popular — brand of learning management system (LMS). Cohen would use the platform to access course readings, interact with classmates, and submit coursework. Like many universities across the country, Penn used Blackboard as a classroom away from the classroom.
There was only one problem. “Blackboard was lousy,” he says. Worse, Cohen, a design junkie, had no power to redecorate. “Why is that?” Cohen says. “Why are LMS products lousy?