Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Jenzabar, Intellidemia Partner To Streamline Administrative Functions

Educational software vendor Jenzabar and online syllabus management provider Intellidemia have joined forces to develop a collaborative solution designed to help schools streamline administrative processes and centrally manage syllabi in a more collaborative academic community between educators and students.

Are Students Online Ready? How to Boost Student Success and Completion Rates

Thrust into online learning at scale in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina--a disaster that put 45 percent of its physical campus out of commission--New Orleans-based Delgado Community College experienced the aftershock of realizing that many of its students were not "online ready." Success rates--and therefore retention and completion rates--suffered just because of a student skills gap in online education. A self-guided online learning module, DORM, has made a big difference even as a doubling of enrollment since 2006 has put further pressure on available classroom space.

Helix Uses Storytelling, Adaptive Technology To Personalize Learning

Altius Education has launched a developer preview of Helix, an online learning environment designed to personalize higher education.

Blackboard Adds Open Enrollment Mobile Support for CourseSites

Blackboard has added both an open enrollment option and mobile support for its CourseSites cloud-based course option.

ShareStream Launches Streaming Video Extension For Blackboard Learn

ShareStream has unveiled a streaming video extension for Blackboard Learn that integrates with the learning management system's (LMS) assignment tool, allowing for the creation and assessment of video assignments.



U North Carolina Business School Shifting to Canvas

After an expansive "conversation" among faculty, students, and staff, the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School has decided to adopt Instructure Canvas as its next learning management system (LMS).

Tufts U Sciences Knowledgebase Goes Open Source

Tufts University is taking its enterprise content, course, learning, knowledge, and curriculum management system for health sciences, known as Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK), open source.

Rebuilding the LMS for the 21st Century

Can the goals of 21st century learning be met by retooled legacy LMSs, or does the future belong to open learning platforms that utilize the latest technology?

Watchitoo, Pearson LearningStudio Offer Real-Time HD Video Chat Option for Online Courses

Watchitoo and Pearson eCollege have teamed up to add an integrated collaboration solution, including real-time video chat, to the Pearson LearningStudio SaaS online education platform.

Blackboard Extends Support for Angel LMS 'Indefinitely'

Education customers that are still running the Angel learning management system and wondering what they should do when the product is officially retired have received a reprieve.