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Lifelong Learning and Systems: A post-Fordist Analysis


Lifelong Learning and Systems: A post-Fordist Analysis

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Learning/Course Management Systems (L/CMS) have become an instructional backbone for online instruction. Yet over the course of their inception as a management framework, our knowledge of learning theory had advanced tremendously, resulting in what the authors feel is an antiquated instructional system. This study analyzes five most used L/CMS in K-20 education within a post-Fordist framework that analyzes current capacities of systems to support current learning theory. Findings indicate that... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
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Date Added to MERLOT: January 08, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
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Submitter: Edward Perry
Keywords: learning management system, CMS, learning platform, managed learning environment, Virtual learning environment, Learning Content Management System (L/CMS)


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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