Learning Management Systems (LMS)

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.

Former U Pennsylvania Students Launch LMS

Three former University of Pennsylvania students have launched Coursekit, a free learning management system that emphasizes social networking for colleges and universities.

Cuyahoga CC Goes Mobile with Help from Blackboard

A Cleveland-based community college gave up on its in-house efforts to create a mobile app for its community and turned to Blackboard to handle the job.

Desire2Learn Adds Integration with CourseSmart Digital Resources

Desire2Learn has struck a deal to make digital course materials from CourseSmart available to its learning management system customers as a new addition to its Partner Network.