Learning Management Systems (LMS)


D2L Intros New Course Information App

The Brightspace Pulse app can deliver course information to students in real time, freeing teachers from the responsibility of "reminding" instead of teaching.

Instructure Debuts Data Optimization Service

Instructure, the company behind the Canvas learning management system, has released Canvas Data, a hosted data service for K-12 and higher education that enables them to analyze online teaching and learning activity.

Updated D2L Analytics Suite Captures Data From Apps, Content Publishers, LMSes and More

Released today, the newest version of D2L's Brightspace Insights analytics suite captures streamed student data from across a broad array of sources.

Echo360, Instructure Partner on Analytics, Course Creation

Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Canvas Integrates AspirEDU Retention Tools

AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.



Fresno State Increases Students' E-Portfolio Usage Through Competition

A university in the California State University system recently wrapped up a competition to encourage students to adopt the institution's e-portfolio platform.

Miami U Integrates Student Assessment System with LMS

Miami University in Oxford, OH has streamlined its student assessment process by integrating its assessment platform with its learning management system

Open Source Conference To Draw Moodle Users to U Minnesota

The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.

LoudCloud Updates Competency Ed Platform with Simplified Course Authoring, Expanded LTI Compliance

LoudCloud Systems has updated its competency-based education platform, Fastrak, with an improved user experience, simplified course authoring and "paths" for students and teachers, among other enhancements.

Moodle Fine-Tunes Navigation, User Interface

Moodle has announced version 2.9 of the open source learning platform, featuring a navigation and user interface redesign focused on ease of use for students, educators and administrators.