Peng Zhang on September 15th, 2011

Background Our organization needs to provide some annual training/certification for employees. We are using a hosted Learning Management System, but only have purchased licenses for about 7500 users, and yet we need to provide the training to more users on an annual basis. With the current world economic conditions, every organization is looking to save [...]

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Peng Zhang on January 14th, 2010

completion of a course by a user will show up in a report run on an LC as long as the user and the course are both associated with the LC.

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Peng Zhang on January 14th, 2010

Findings: Would courses loaded onto a Sub-LearnCenter show up in other LearnCenters? It depends. If the course is inserted into the showroom of the LC from the common storage room, then the course will appear for a LC that did not initially created or imported the course. Courses created or imported are by default stored [...]

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Peng Zhang on January 14th, 2010

In preparation for setting up a sub-LearnCenter(SLC) and controlling access to it, I did some exploratory tests on’s sub-LearnCenters to find out more about the relationships between users and LearnCenters. Here are what I found: primary LC (PLC) and SLC reference the same user record which contains the user properties. If the company field [...]

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Peng Zhang on July 22nd, 2009

I have been asked this question a couple of times, and I myself  ponder this question from time to time. I write this post for myself as well as to share with those facing the weighty decision in picking the right LMS. The Terminology Soup In the learning technology world, the different terms used to [...]

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Peng Zhang on May 28th, 2009

I had some challenges with some DVDs where Any Video Converter(AVC) would fail to convert to WMV format but was able to convert to a long FLV which could not be properly handled by Adobe Media Encoder (AME would error out and fail to segment it into short video clips). I looked into the error [...]

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