Chapter 19

Learning Management Systems, Distance Learning, and Design Sense

Chapter Objectives

At the conclusion of this chapter, you should be able to

  • identify ways to design within the learning management systems (LMS) environment
  • identify several distance learning components you can integrate into your designs
  • list at least three design issues related to distance learning.

The concept of distance learning has been around for at least 300 years, perhaps longer, depending on how you define the term. From the earliest forms of correspondence learning to the latest online course management tools, distance learning is a valuable asset to an ...

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