I'm speaking at the European SharePoint Conference on
"Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments" and
thought you might be interested in some recent articles around the
web on SharePoint in learning, education and training.
Most recent is this blog from EPCGroup which gives a positive
but realistic view on using SharePoint for learning: "SharePoint
2010 - A Learning Management System (LMS) for Government\DoD,
Private Sector\Fortune 1000, and Educational Institutions"
A more critical (or if you prefer more balanced) view by
e-learning analyst Craig Weiss entitled "SharePoint - Social
Learning Savior"is at
Another very interesting article by Ray Fleming of Microsoft
Australia notes that one third of colleges are considering changing
their learning management system - he's not saying that they should
be looking at SharePoint instead, but you can guess which direction
his thoughts are going:
On the subject of SharePoint for Education, my interview with
Dave Coleman on why choose SharePoint in education was recently
published on Nothing But SharePoint, see
If you're interested in SharePoint in learning, education and
training, check out my blog on SharePoint and assessments at http://blog.sharepointlearn.com,
and look forward to meeting you at the European SharePoint
conference in October.