Civitas Learning has launched a new learning community designed to improve "key academic outcomes in higher education," according to information released by the company.
Blackboard Inc has released a new Blackboard Connect app for Android that lets users create and send messages directly from mobile devices, both to users and on social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.
The 34 institutions that make up the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges are dropping their legacy LMS and moving to a cloud-based system.
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This pilot at San Jose State aims to teach students how to apply their personal skills in a business setting
There's ample evidence of a cultural shift in focus in higher education, from teaching to learning, from classroom-centric to learning-centric, from lecture to activity. These and other examples, especially the shift from learning in courses to continuous learning, represent areas that may have an impact on the LMS. Is it possible that the values of the LMS will become more aligned with those of the ePortfolio? Will these two previously distinct technologies merge to serve more common purposes?
Citrix Systems has released a new version of its GoToMeeting Web conferencing software that works specifically on Apple's iPad. It has also begun mixing its technology into the work done by an acquired company that combines work with social networking.
Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is providing all of its students, faculty, and staff with accounts for cloud communication and collaboration tools using Microsoft's Live@edu.
Students at the University of Minnesota (U of M) will soon have access to their course textbooks through their e-readers and tablets at a reduced cost.
Cengage Learning and Blackboard have partnered in an effort to give instructors and students more streamlined access to Cengage Learning's digital learning solutions and core curriculum materials through the Blackboard Learn learning management system.