Instructure has launched a new platform to let users of the learning management system Canvas create online courses--both open and private. The service, Canvas Network, is being made available free to Canvas users.
A community college in Northern California has struck a deal with Pearson to provide the institution with free use of the vendor's learning management system and charge a flat fee to students for use of digital content and courses
ConnectYard is expanding its footprint in the Blackboard realm by updating its Blackboard Learn Building Block and offering a free emergency notification service.
Bryan University has announced plans to implement a new cloud-based learning management system (LMS) with the intent of enhancing the student experience.
Blackboard President, CEO, and Co-Founder Michael Chasen said he'll resign from the company at the end of the year. Blackboard has already chosen Chasen's replacement, Jay Bhatt, a corporate executive from outside the ed tech realm.
Online higher education institution Nixon University is adopting an open source course management system to help its instructors customize course delivery and assessment to the needs of individual students.
Students can answer e-mail, get a daily wrap-up of new assignments, and access course materials with WebStudy's new mobile app for Android and Apple smartphone users.
Social learning management system Lore has added a new feature that lets on-campus clubs and groups collaborate using the free tool.
AAEEBL's President and CEO Trent Batson examines trends in the ePortfolio marketplace. Through a series of recent interviews with 14 companies that provide the technology, Batson identified key areas to watch as this fledgling market blends with other important technologies and begins to find some real maturity.
In a move to cut costs and add features, a Florida university has deployed a new open-source learning management system.