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 LMS
LMS (Learning Management System) is a fully integrated web enabled learning platform, for student management and online delivery system incorporating such features as, an authoring system, classroom/facility management, communication such as news, email, duscussion, surveys, organization or college/department/class management.
 Learnership
Learnerships are similar to the traditional apprenticeships training system since they are both work-based methods for learning and gaining qualifications. Unlike apprenticeships which are trade specific and restricts training under one employer during the training period, learnerships builds on education and training gained through work-related areas and aims at promoting employability across occupational fields.
 Learning outcome
Describe specifically what the learner will be able to DO on completion of the training.
An example would be
'effectively use questioning techniques to successfully negotiate successful resolution to customer complaints'.
 Learning program
This document is developed from the information contained in a Training Needs Analysis, and is designed to translate the results of the TNA into a 'big picture' training and assessment plan that is specific to a client and proposed competency area/s. From the learning program, you can develop a delivery plan and a session plan.
 Learning resources
There's a huge variety of learning resources - anything that you use to support the learning process could be defined as a learning resource. This includes items such as print-based learner guides/workbooks, slideshow presentations, instructional videos, overhead transparencies, online courses or materials... to name just a few. Learning resources should be designed and/or sourced to suit learners' needs and as appropriate to the training delivery.
 Learning strategy
This term is used to describe the particular method or strategy that you will be using to facilitate the learning process. Examples include brainstorming, practical activity or slideshow presentation.
 Learning style
Learning styles are the different ways that people perceive, process and learn information. Different people prefer to learn in different ways. To accommodate this as educators we try to present content in different ways to suit different types of learners and to offer different types of learning activities.