Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Instructure Launching Free Learning Object Repository, Canvas Commons

Instructure has launched a limited pilot of Canvas Commons, a new learning object repository that integrates with the Canvas learning management system.

Innovation: Moving Analytics to Action

We may think of analytics as a maturing area in higher education, but there's still plenty of room for innovation. The real challenge now is to move analytics to action, says Russ Little, PAR's new Chief Innovation Officer.

Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College Selects Preferred LMS for HBCU

The Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College, leader of the alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, has selected a learning management system for its online courses.

Awarding Badges in Moodle

The odds are good that you accomplished something over the course of your life for which you were extremely proud, but the significance of that accomplishment was lost in the explanation to others. After telling them of your grand accomplishment, their retort was along the lines of: "Well, what do you want? A medal?"

MeetingOne Aims To Help Incorporate Meetings into Blackboard Courses

MeetingOne has introduced a new version of a product that will let instructors and teaching assistants integrate meetings into existing Blackboard Learn courses.



Mississippi Community Colleges Deploy Analytics to Reduce Online Dropouts

The Mississippi Community College Board has adopted a tool from an education analytics company in an effort to reduce dropouts among students in online courses.

Google Classroom LMS now live

Google Rolls Out Free LMS for Apps for Education

Google's free learning management system, Google Classroom, is now in full release and is being made available today to all Apps for Education customers.

Helix Education Makes LMS Platform More User-Friendly for Instructors

Improvements to the Helix LMS are intended to allow instructors to spend more time interacting with students and less time on "back-end" technology.

Virginia's Ferrum College Moves to New Learning Platform

Ferrum College has adopted D2L's integrated learning platform, Brightspace, to replace its legacy learning management system.

Online University Debuts Mobile App Created by In-House IT Dept.

Trident University International has just released a news- and events-focused mobile app for students, created by its in-house IT department.