Blackboard has updated its online collaboration and Web conferencing system, Blackboard Collaborate, and launched a version for Android.
Desire2Learn has introduced new functionality to its learning management suite, including new predictive analytics tools, improvements on the mobile and e-portfolio fronts, and an important addition in the area of accessibility.
Social media offer a way for students to collaborate in a familiar environment, whether in a public forum, private network, or somewhere in between.
BYU recently transitioned from a traditional learning management system to a homegrown solution.
Students want to use their mobile devices in class. A lot of faculty object. Is there a middle ground where engaging learning can actually take place?
Tennessee Board of Regents' Associate Vice Chancellor for Mobilization and Emerging Technology Robbie Melton gave the opening keynote yesterday at CT Forum 2013 in San Diego. CT followed up with a brief interview.
Blackboard has added a new supports for at-risk students to its learning management system, Blackboard Learn. The new retention tool is one of several enhancements added to the latest version of Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1 Service Pack 12.
rSmart, the Scottsdale, AZ-based technology solutions provider known for its implementation and support services for education market instances of the open source Sakai (collaboration and learning environment) and Kuali (administrative systems and software suite) platforms, announced on April 11 that Asahi Net International, a company operating in New York with roots in Japan, had acquired the Sakai division of its business. CT asked rSmart CEO Chris Coppola about the acquisition, and about rSmart’s increased focus on the Kuali part of its business.
Echo360 has acquired education startup ThinkBinder, a social study service, to integrate into its lecture capture application.
Instructure today revealed a new tool that allows users to add third-party extensions to its flagship LMS, Canvas, with a single click.