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Learning Management System is a software application that promotes cooperative learning among learners. The application aims at providing meaningful e learning programmes enabling learners to think critically, logically and have command over their learning. The software programme also encourages teachers and trainers to design courses, monitor and assess learning outcomes.
Benefits for learners: The application is flexible and easy to navigate and self learning approach instills confidence in the learner. The learner continues to learn out of interest rather than through compulsion. Mentor guidance and feedback reports help the learner to improve his skills and plug in knowledge gaps and consequently improve his performance.
Benefits for Teachers: Teaching and Learning strategies: LMS uses an array of teaching strategies to suit manifold learners’ needs. The application encourages teachers to explore and apply various teaching methods to influence student learning and help the learner achieve his goals. The e platform allows teachers to implement pedagogical practices like video lessons, power point presentations, problem solving tasks, question banks, case studies and projects to promote active learning in students leading to effective transfer of knowledge and skills to students in and outside the classroom.
LMS is operated by three kinds of users.
Administrators who design and configure and streamline LMS for specific learning goals
Teacher Trainers, who prepare e lessons, incorporate reading material, power point presentations and assessment exercises and also assign tasks and assess the learners' progress through evaluation metrics, and psychometric tests
Students who utilise learning tools and do actual learning
MANA TV lessons are video lectures prepared to meet the students' academic needs and demands of the job market and lessons are telecast through satellite and viewed by colleges through You Tube links. The SAPNET (Society for Andhra Pradesh Network) body handles the production and telecast of programmes. Each programme is interactive and provides one way video and two way audio facilities. Students interact over telephone with Resource persons for clarification of doubts.
LMS lessons are also in the form of video lessons but also utilize various pedagogical practices like power point presentations, problem solving tasks, question banks, case studies and projects to promote active learning in students leading to effective transfer of knowledge and skills to students in and outside the classroom.
Each LMS lesson is supported by study material to help students get a comprehensive view of the subject
- Handouts with web links for the students giving the overview of the video lesson
- Power Point Presentation
- Self Assessment Questions
No. The content is available in both media English and Telugu.
Advanced LMS features:
- Mobile App that enables user to use the LMS anytime, anywhere with mobile devices (smart phones)
- Easy inclusion of online resources from various online learning sites
- Real-time alerts and notifications, for example to let instructors know that a student has submitted the assignment.
- Ability to give quick access to popular courses, trainers and learner performance statistics.
The learner can provide feedback on each lesson and can also rate the lesson and presentation. The feedback icon is provided for each lesson. But the learner needs to be registered.
Subjects related to conventional and Restructured Undergraduate courses in Andhra Pradesh are included.
Open access to portal is provided to encourage self learning. But without registration, the learner will have access only to video lectures and power point presentations and will not be able to take self assessment exercises that can estimate the level of learning.
Video lectures, handouts and power point presentations can be downloaded by the learner.