Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Pennsylvania College Moves to Moodle-Based LMS

A private college in Pennsylvania has switched to a LMS based on open source software. The school in La Plume, which is in the process of expanding its online and blended course programs, was looking for a platform that would provide an intuitive user interface and additional communication features, easily integrate with current systems, and cut costs.

SUNY Migrates to Blackboard Learn To Reduce Costs

The State University of New York will adopt a single platform for online learning in an effort to manage costs.

Colorado Community Colleges Gets Early Intervention System

Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is deploying a new early intervention system across their 13 colleges and online consortium designed to identify at-risk students.

Pearson Produces iPad Versions of CourseConnect Courses

Pearson has released versions of its digital library of online courses for use on the Apple iPad.

Schools Test New Analytics Tool for Blackboard

Several schools are piloting Blackboard's new learning analytics solution, Blackboard Analytics for Blackboard Learn, in an effort to provide feedback and help shape the final product.

5 Higher Ed Tech Trends for 2012

As the new year begins, education technology experts look at what's ahead for learners and educators.

Mission Support

The real value of IT in higher ed lies in its ability to support the institution's core mission--quickly and cost-effectively. 

Northern Arizona University Adopts Blackboard Learn To Reduce Staff Management

Northern Arizona University has chosen a proprietary learning platform over an open source competitor in an effort to reduce costs and management responsibilities for university staff.

Instructure Releases Mobile Edition of Canvas for iOS

Instructure has released a free mobile app for Apple's iOS that will facilitate communication among instructors and their students using Canvas, its Web-based learning management system.

Desire2Learn Update Boosts Streaming Media Support, Integrates Google Apps

Desire2Learn has unveiled a new release to its learning management platform, offering enhancements to streaming media delivery and new integration features supporting Google Apps for Education.