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As schools advance in the creation of digital learning environments, Simba Information brings its established analytics to this still-emerging technology area in the brand new report PreK-12 Learning Management Systems: A Market Overview.

The report examines the role of Learning Management Systems (LMSs), which already are beginning to reshape the delivery, management, and administration of educational content in the U.S. PreK-12 sector, enabling cost-savings, convenience, new more personalized pedagogical models, and new opportunities for system and content providers. To provide crucial market intelligence on this developing segment, Simba Information is partnering with leading education market research firm MCH Strategic Data to conduct a survey of public school- and district-level educators on their current use of and future plans for learning management systems. business market research reports

Simba defines learning management systems as organizational software enabling the administration, tracking and reporting of student information across all types of educational activities; the delivery of courses; and the facilitation of collaboration and communication.

It serves the needs of three constituencies:
* Teachers and administrators, who may use an LMS to monitor individual student progress, deliver online and distance-learning courses to students and provide professional development to teachers
* Students, who may use an LMS to access courses and course materials, work collaboratively and communicate with teachers
* Parents, who may use an LMS to receive school information, access student work and communicate with the school

Table of Contents :
Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Implementation and Policy Trends
Introduction and Definition
Four Broad Classifications for Systems
LMS Functions Widely Implemented
Implementation Continues in 2011-2012
Accountability, Digital Focus, Personalization Call for LMS Capabilities
Looking Ahead with ESEA Reauthorization, Common Core State Standards
States Step up with Digital Initiatives
Table 1.1: Grade Level Implementation of Learning Management Systems
Table 1.2: Duration of LMS Availability in Years

Chapter 2: Market Demand & Competitive Landscape
Monitoring Student Progress Tops Uses of LMS
Collaboration Tools Ranks High for Fewer Educators
Roseville (Calif.) Joint Union High School Districts: Move to Blended Learning
Creating Courses, Finding Materials
Volusia (Fla.) County Schools: Professional Development Drives LMS Use
Seeking Expertise, Compatible Course Materials
Forsyth County (Ga.) Schools: Investing in Innovation with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Moving Materials Online
Majority of Districts Choose Outside Source for LMS
Moodle Captures 18.5% Share of PreK-12 LMS Market
Renaissance Place Is Top-Used Tool Similar to LMS
Table 2.1: Percentage of Districts with a Policy Promoting Use of an LMS
Table 2.2: Importance of Individual Features of a Learning Management System
Table 2.3: How Districts Acquired Their LMS
Table 2.4: PreK-12 Market Share of LMS Vendors, Fall 2011
Table 2.5: Districts’ Implementation of Tools with Functions Similar to an LMS

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PreK-12 Learning Management Systems: A Market Overview


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