Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Omnibus 8.0 LMS Gets Personalized UI, Enhanced Reporting

Inmedius has released an update to its Web-based learning management system for small organizations, Omnibus.

Pearson Debuts Free LMS with Google Apps Integration

Publishing and education tech behemoth Pearson has introduced a new, free, cloud-based LMS for higher education--OpenClass.

A Survey of the Electronic Portfolio Market Sector: Analysis and Surprising Trends

Trent Batson's recent survey of ePortfolio technology providers shows that there's a move in the ePortfolio marketplace now, from its earlier concentration on institutional assessment portfolios to the inclusion of a wider range of products that support student-centered as well as institution-centered portfolios--opening up the potential for new learning designs.

Desire2Learn To Improve Integration with Cengage Resources

Users of the Desire2Learn Learning Suite will have direct access to digital materials from Cengage Learning thanks to a partnership between the two companies announced last week.

U Cincinnati Expands Online Programs with Blackboard

The University of Cincinnati has deployed content management system Blackboard 9.0 for its new lineup of online certificate programs.



Brown U Moving to Instructure LMS

Brown University will be implementing a new learning management system in the fall.

CampusIT Announces U.S. Launch of Cloud-Based Educational Management Service

Educators and students in the United States will now have access to a cloud-based education interaction management product previously available exclusively in Europe. CampusIT, the service provider, announced earlier this week that it is bringing its online student interaction and transaction management system--one of Europe’s largest, according to the company--to U.S. colleges and universities.

Indiana U Professor Launches Free Online Social Network for Classrooms

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis computer scientist and entrepreneur Ali Jafari has rolled out a free social network designed to connect educators and students from around the world with common interests and class subjects.

Moodle Goes Mobile on iPhone

The open source learning management system Moodle has a new mobile companion. Developers at Moodle HQ have released a free app for iOS designed to work with Moodle 2.1 or later. Apps for additional mobile platforms are planned.

Desire2Learn Partners with ReadSpeaker To Improve Accessibility

Desire2Learn has partnered with ReadSpeaker to increase the usability and accessibility of the Desire2Learn learning platforms.