Top 10 Characteristics for LMS

Prepared by Su-Tuan Lulee for EDTEC 550  Distance Education - Fall 2007

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Top 10 Characteristics for Learning Management System


  • Curriculum design tools; adherence to standards
  • Course delivery tools
  • Communication tools
  • Learning data: collection, analysis, and report
  • Productivity. Easy to learn and use
  • Administration: Enrollment, integration with other management system such as HR and accounting systems
  • Security
  • Easy to implement
  • Support different operation systems and various file formats
  • Vendor support