Learning management systems (LMS) are software platforms designed to educate users through courses and content that is organized so that it can be easily consumed by students while also having their individual progress tracked and recorded.

LMS software is used extensively by universities, companies (especially larger corporations), non-profit organizations, and other entities as a mechanism for their employees or associates to be trained. In fact, learning management software has replaced traditional classroom and in-person instruction. As the internet has made distance and on-demand learning much more attractive, LMS software has become more ubiquitous.

LMS tools are also used for individual learning paradigms, independent of classrooms and businesses. LMS applications such as Udemy.com facilitate peer-to-peer training, where people can create and upload courses to be consumed by others either for free or for a fee.

You’ll find in this software category of TheTechnologyVault.com several LMS tools that used by institutions and individuals to promote learning.