The University of Maryland will begin running a pilot of Instructure Canvas as its new enterprise learning management system (ELMS) starting this fall, with a full rollout planned for January 2013.
As institutions are increasingly pressed to graduate more students and to do so more efficiently, says AAC&U Fellow Gary Brown, understanding how quality is defined will be critical--and building consensus around competency is an emerging strategy for ensuring quality.
Desire2Learn has released updates to three of its mobile solutions: Desire2Learn Campus Life, Capture, and Assignment Grader. The updates were announced the this week at FUSION 2012, the company's ninth annual users' conference.
Ed tech developer WizIQ has released an updated version of its virtual classroom plugin for the open source learning management system Moodle 2.3.
Moodle HQ is ending development of native My Moodle mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Greenville College in Illinois has implemented a new learning management system, completing a migration process that began with a pilot program back in January.
Ingram's electronic textbook platform, VitalSource Bookshelf , is making its way to Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Mobile Learn.
This fall, faculty and students will no longer need access to a Blackboard institutional license to use Blackboard mobile applications--as long as they're willing to shell out $5.99 for the software or an annual subscription fee of $1.99.
LoudCloud Systems revealed this week that it will release version 3 of it's learning management system for higher education in August.
Moodle's developers have released Moodle 2.3.1 just two weeks after the last major (2.3) update. The new version (along with updates to four other development branches) addresses minor bugs and also corrects some as-yet-unspecified security vulnerabilities.