Free eBook: Trainer’s Guide To Designing Next Level Learning

| February 25, 2019

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Instructional Designers come from a wide range of organizations, industries, and locations. They are a group of professionals who understand the importance of constantly improving and reflecting on their skillset; from becoming better-evolved experts in their design to working with SMEs in a highly efficient and fluent manner. Lateral leadership has never been more relevant. Want to know more, then keep reading.

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Forma.Lms is an open-source, web-based elearning platform (Learning Management System - LMS), used to manage and deliver online training courses.It's based on a network of companies that support its development and it's focused on corporate training needs, rather than on academic needs as many other open-source projects.

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Article | July 21, 2020

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forma.lms

Forma.Lms is an open-source, web-based elearning platform (Learning Management System - LMS), used to manage and deliver online training courses.It's based on a network of companies that support its development and it's focused on corporate training needs, rather than on academic needs as many other open-source projects.

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