College America Services Inc. has chosen Pearson LearningStudio to provide online learning at the organization's four higher education institutions.
A company with its own learning management system (LMS) for academic and corporate use has taken the social networking aspects of its LMS and turned them into an add-on product that will work with competing LMSes.
A university in Fredericksburg, VA has begun its move to a new open source, SaaS-based learning management system.
A 2,260-student private college in Jefferson, TN is moving its course management onto Edvance360 LMS-SN from Edvance360.
A new version of the free and open source learning management system OLAT has been released.
Florida's Hillsborough Community College has begun its migration off of WebCT and onto Blackboard Learn version 9.1, Blackboard's latest version of its learning management system.
Moodle 2.0.3 has been released, incorporating more than 200 new features, improvements, bug fixes, and security tweaks (some of them classified as major).
The Oregon Community Colleges Healthcare Education Alliance is looking to expand availability of its healthcare-related degrees and certificates through distance education.
Coordinating a geographically dispersed student body that learns primarily online is just one of the key challenges that modern institutions of higher education are facing. With more education taking place online--and in some cases, all of that education happening on the Web--colleges are being forced to rethink their classroom and student management strategies.
Ocean County College in New Jersey is advancing its institutional goal to exploit the potential for distance learning.