Choosing the Right Learning Management System (LMS) for the Higher Education Institution Context: A Systematic Review

Nurul Nadirah Mohd Kasim, Fariza Khalid


A Learning Management System (LMS) is one e-learning tool that has been widely used to improve students’ learning experience and the construction of their understanding of certain topics. This concept paper discusses a number of potential Learning Management Systems (LMS) that can be utilised for teaching and learning processes in the context of Higher Education Institutions, for example Moodle, ATutor, Blackboard and SuccessFactors. The comparison is made based on a literature review of the characteristics of the selected LMS providers. Among the characteristics considered are flexibility, ease of use, accessibility and user-friendliness. This paper also provides some conclusions on the selection of the platform to be used. The results of this study give readers information to make their own decisions when choosing an LMS platform based on the needs of their institution.


Learning Management System; e-learning; higher education institution; learning management system

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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