Capella Online Professional Development Course

Classroom Instruction using an LMS

Classroom Instruction using an LMS

Thinking about using a new LMS? Do you want to learn how to get more out of the one you are using? Explore your learning management system (LMS) and others to understand what are the features necessary to improve student learning. Learn how to create a secure digital learning environment for your students using the tools found in your LMS. Full Description


How Capella PD can work for you.

Your Time

Competency-based coursework makes it easy to learn on your time and at your pace, at home or on the go. It’s professional learning on your terms.

Your Class

Application questions within the course send teachers into their classrooms to practice and reflect upon what they have learned applying your learning with your students.

Your Career

Choose to earn professional contact hours or graduate credit and power your career as you see fit from personal growth through to a graduate degree.


Classroom Instruction using an LMS

Today's LMSs have features that can more easily enable collaborative environments, surface data for early interventions, provide for personal pathways and so much more.  Learning what to look for will help you to locate and use tools  that best drive to your student outcomes.

During this course you will build 

  • A  list necessary and desirable features to deliver instruction through an (your) LMS
  • Three activities using tools found in various LMSs 
  • Outcomes document (post-implementation) to share with your peers/school leadership
by William P. on January 9, 2021
Very user friendly and informative! Sets you up for sucess.
by Kevonda E. on November 24, 2020
The course was great and gave me a great introduction into things to consider for choosing an LMS
by Monica H. on September 26, 2020
There are so many things I loved about this experience. First, it is self-paced. You can easily fit it around your life. Second, I love the tutorial videos. They were extremely helpful. Third, the course set up was extremely easy to navigate and was very user friendly. Definitely worth considering if you what to learn about different learning management systems. I am glad I took the course. As an educator I feel more informed.
by Monica G. on July 5, 2020
Great course and a lot of good information provided.
by Shelby G. on July 3, 2020
Why so hyper-focussed on these specific LMS programs? It was just memorizing things I will never need to know again.
by Susan B. on May 12, 2020
Good, solid class. The instructor presented a lot of excellent information about Learning Management Systems, along with their strengths & drawbacks.
by DONNA G. on April 30, 2020
To many software specific questions.
by Donald A. on April 27, 2020
This course does an excellent job of helping students understand the benefits of various LMS and also how the big LMS offerings differ in offerings.