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Ten ways to use UMW Blogs — UMW Blogs

Ten ways to use UMW Blogs — UMW Blogs | Wordpress in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Some examples of how Wordpress is being used at University Mary Washington across a range of acativities including delivering courses, eportfolios and collaboration.

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WordPress › UMatter2Us « WordPress Plugins

UMatter2Us turns WordPress into a web-based learning management system (LMS).
The primary motivation behind this effort is the perceived deficiency of existing tools, e.g. Blackboard, for the effective creation of a learner-centered classroom environment.

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Earthquakes of a Drupal LMS

Based on recent events (and added traffic to my site through search term “Drupal LMS”) I think it’s fair to say that the rumblings of a Drupal LMS are a bit more intense then a ye...
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WordPress as a Learning Management System – Move Over, Blackboard

WordPress as a Learning Management System – Move Over, Blackboard | Wordpress in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I recently had the opportunity to interview Kyle Jones, a Knowledge and Learning Services Librarian who is one of the pioneers in bringing a new social aspect to online course management.
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WordPress a Better LMS - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

WordPress a Better LMS - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Wordpress in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Learning management systems are bloated and can get in the way of students learning.  You can get round this by in lots of ways  ..

"There are lots of ways to do this–some professors use wikis, other just design and code their own pages–for me, though, the most effective has been using WordPress. (I actually go back and forth between using WordPress and using PbWiki, but why and how is a discussion for a different day.)"

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Hold Up - WordPress can do that? GTFO!

Presented by Mike Richwalsky and Jesse Lavery at the HighEdWeb conference on October 11, 2010.
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A Simple, New Way To Run Your Own Online Courses | Edudemic

A Simple, New Way To Run Your Own Online Courses | Edudemic | Wordpress in Higher Education | Scoop.it

If you thought WordPress was just blogging software, it’s time to take a second look. The latest version of WordPress is robust enough to help you create anything from a classroom blog to an advanced online course system complete with interactive quizzes and payment portals. Not too shabby.

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Rebuilding the LMS for the 21st Century -- Campus Technology

Can the goals of 21st century learning be met by retooled legacy LMSs, or does the future belong to open learning platforms that utilize the latest technology?
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How To: Use WordPress as an LMS for an Online Learning Website | WPLift

How To: Use WordPress as an LMS for an Online Learning Website | WPLift | Wordpress in Higher Education | Scoop.it
How To: Use WordPress as an LMS for an Online Learning Website » WPLift | Wordpress Blog, Themes, Plugins & Tutorials.

 

WordPress is not just a platform to publish blogs, or small business websites. It is powerful enough to be used by newspaper websites, magazine sites, universities and colleges. WordPress can also be used as a Learning Management System to sell online courses and offer online classes.

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