Joyce Seitzinger wrote this thought-provoking post that lays down a challenge around the use of LMSs. It is well worth reading
She opens the post:
"I have a hard truth to share with you. Our learning management systems are letting us down. They are not getting the job done.
The slow rise of social learning
Over the last decade, the internet has gone from a primarily static content distribution system, to a social publishing, communication and sharing environment. As we've seen this "social web" develop, several social learning theoretical frameworks have been developed and tested, including connectivism, social constructivism and the conversational framework. These pedagogical models of learning remain at the periphery and have yet to achieve mainstream adoption." Read more..>>