Historically, the primary educational technique was simple oral recitation. However, it is often deliberated that there isn’t a specific type of education, with the meaning of traditional education varying from the time and location it is carried out. But, learning experts are often faced with the predicament of understanding why the traditional training classroom environment hasn’t reformed in ages. The common understanding is that a traditional education system models around learners at desks, with teachers/instructors passing on knowledge.
Consider this scenario: You invest in an elaborate LMS, populate it with all your eLearning courses, and roll it out to your employees. Days pass by, but there is no sign of employees completing the courses on your LMS. And then you realize that the LMS is not user-centric, forcing employees to stay away. The whole purpose of investing in the LMS is defeated.
Do you own a smartphone? Or a tablet? Or a laptop? How many times a day do you access them? In all probability you use one of them or all, many times a day! Reports show that people use multiple devices to conduct their daily activities. Similarly, the phenomenon of learning has been completely transformed in the 21st century.
In the last decade, the learning technology industry has undergone drastic changes. Along with the changes came a flurry of new learning technologies, posing a challenge for corporate training managers to develop an amalgamated learning platform.
Are you using a traditional learning management system (LMS) or a more modern, germane Learning Management System in your organization? If answering this question confuses you, you are definitely not alone; most of the LMS users miss the point in understanding the key differences between these two types of LMSs.