McGraw-Hill Education has made its LearnSmart adaptive study tool available for purchase by students for the first time. The company is previewing its new adaptive study solutions this week at the Educause 2012 conference in Denver, CO.
Students using Blackboard Learn can now view high definition video from the LMS on their PC and Mac computers or mobile devices running iOS.
Pearson will be showcasing three solutions this week at Educause 2012 designed to foster personalized education and access to Open Educational Resources (OER).
Netop has released a Web-based student response system that allows students to use their mobile devices as clickers.
McGraw-Hill Education has announced its new Digital Learning Partnership Program, an e-book program for colleges and and universities, which will launch this week at the Educause 2012 conference in Denver.
E-mail couldn't keep up with the communication demands of this university's fast-growing online doctoral program. So it turned to collaboration software for efficiency's sake and discovered it could help people connect better at the same time.
Desire2Learn has unveiled new capabilities for its flagship learning platform, including integration with several collaboration, communication, and accessibility tools.
Blackboard checked in with 600 students through focus groups and interviews, surveys, and usability testing to come up with a number of new features that appear in the latest service pack update of its learning management system. Likewise, the company said it also worked with 600 educators to refine Blackboard Learn SP10.
Blackboard has started beta testing a new LMS-agnostic, cloud-based learning object repository, xpLor. Seventy-two K-12 schools, colleges, and universities have joined the beta program as of Nov. 5.
After more than two years of deliberation, the memberships of two of the highest-profile organizations producing open source software for the higher education marketplace have voted to go ahead with their long-considered merger. Sakai and Jasig will merge and become "Apereo" by early 2013.