New Mexico State University in Las Cruces has made the decision to move its learning management system (LMS) work to a cloud version of Instructure Canvas.
Desire2Learn has released an update to its flagship e-learning platform, Desire2Learn Learning Suite, with a new emphasis on integrated social networking tools--such as Google+ and Facebook--and improvements in the areas of assessment, grading, and assessment tracking.
Centennial College in Toronto, Canada has adopted a new learning management system (LMS), the Desire2Learn Learning Suite, this summer.
Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, KY, is switching from the Angel learning management system to Blackboard Learn Version 9.1.
Trivantis has released a new version of its CourseMill Learning Management System, which allows for increased customization and searching.
iLinc has released a new version of its presentation software that integrates with Moodle.
Wright State University, with nearly 20,000 students between two campuses, has wrapped a year-long migration to a new learning management system (LMS).
Shortly, Instructure's cloud-based and open source learning management system (LMS) will include a new messaging feature that replaces the standard LMS inbox. The company is also readying a mobile edition specifically for students.
The Human Presence Learning Environment is a sophisticated Moodle customization that engages students via multiple social components, including streaming media, voice boards, presence indicators, microblogs, and interactive class assessments.
What's the future of the learning management system? What's its place in higher education environments of the 21st century? Will it even have a place in the coming years?