Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Former U Pennsylvania Students Launch LMS

Three former University of Pennsylvania students have launched Coursekit, a free learning management system that emphasizes social networking for colleges and universities.

Cuyahoga CC Goes Mobile with Help from Blackboard

A Cleveland-based community college gave up on its in-house efforts to create a mobile app for its community and turned to Blackboard to handle the job.

Desire2Learn Adds Integration with CourseSmart Digital Resources

Desire2Learn has struck a deal to make digital course materials from CourseSmart available to its learning management system customers as a new addition to its Partner Network.

Pearson Learning Studio Adds Genius SIS Integration

Pearson LearningStudio has integrated Genius SIS to provide a Web-based student information system for customers.

Pearson Integrates CourseConnect with LMS

Pearson has launched a new version of CourseConnect, its customizable online course library.



Blackboard Nabs CerBibo, Ups Stake in Chinese Education

Blackboard has acquired CerBibo, a provider of higher education and K-12 online learning software and services in China. The move is designed to expand Blackboard's presence in Chinese education and to "simplify the process for bringing new products and investments to Chinese institutions."

Equella 5.1 Gets Office Enhancements, YouTube Integration

Pearson recently released an update to its digital repository, Equella. The 5.1 release includes new tools for working with Microsoft Office files, new notifications, and integration with Flickr and YouTube.

New LMS Promotes Cross-Institutional Work

An international team backed by the European Union and based out of Berlin has introduced a new, free, dual-language learning management system with a large dose of collaboration functionality built in.

Lectora To Release New Interface this Summer

Lectora will release a redesigned user interface for its line-up of e-learning software this summer, and it is looking for schools to try out the beta version.

LoudCloud Adds Virtual Classroom, E-File Cabinet

LoudCloud Systems has added a pair of modules, virtual classroom and e-file cabinet, to its learning management system (LMS) for higher education.