Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Moodle 2.3.2 Enhances Grading, Simplifies Roles and Permissions

Moodle HQ has released updates to the Moodle open source learning management system. The new Moodle 2.3.2 and 2.2.5, available now, incorporate several minor fixes and enhancements and resolve a number of security-related issues.

Community Colleges Leverage Predictive Analytics

With today's emphasis on student success and retention, along with more restrictive funding that's increasingly performance-based, community colleges are sharpening their strategic decision making and gearing up their toolboxes with predictive analytics.

Western Illinois U Chooses Hosted Desire2Learn

Western Illinois University is finalizing its shift to Desire2Learn from Blackboard WebCT software to run Western Online, its distance learning system.

California State University Prepares To Launch Online Program

The second-largest university system in the United States, California State University, is launching a new, fully online program called Cal State Online, which will offer a selection of undergraduate degree completion and professional master's degree programs.

Hult Business Students Get Involved in LMS Change

Business students act as consultants, evaluating platforms and providing recommendations to their school's administration.

Arizona Community Colleges To Expand LMS Deployment

A consortium of community colleges in Arizona has decided to expand deployment of a new learning management system to eight more of its schools in the fall semester, following the implementation at one of its colleges.

Indiana University To Test Drive Academic Social Network

IU's two-year pilot program will explore two new technologies that aim to drive learning and engagement.

Ellucian Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform Adds Repository Feature

Ellucian has introduced Colleague Intelligent Learning Platform 3.2. The platform, originally introduced in 2010 by Datatel, brings together course management, grading, student information management, and collaboration tools.

Kaltura Boosts LMS Integration with New Version of Cross Campus Media Suite

Kaltura, an open source online video platform developer, has released a new version of Cross Campus Media Suite, a video solution designed for educational institutions that is optimized to deliver video on a variety of devices and manage media content across multiple systems.

U Central Florida Shifts LMS

The University of Central Florida (UCF) has selected a new learning management system following two semester-long pilot projects that involved 20 faculty members and nearly 900 students.