We may think of analytics as a maturing area in higher education, but there's still plenty of room for innovation. The real challenge now is to move analytics to action, says Russ Little, PAR's new Chief Innovation Officer.
The Center for Excellence in Distance Learning at Wiley College, leader of the alliance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, has selected a learning management system for its online courses.
The odds are good that you accomplished something over the course of your life for which you were extremely proud, but the significance of that accomplishment was lost in the explanation to others. After telling them of your grand accomplishment, their retort was along the lines of: "Well, what do you want? A medal?"
MeetingOne has introduced a new version of a product that will let instructors and teaching assistants integrate meetings into existing Blackboard Learn courses.
The Mississippi Community College Board has adopted a tool from an education analytics company in an effort to reduce dropouts among students in online courses.
Google's free learning management system, Google Classroom, is now in full release and is being made available today to all Apps for Education customers.
Improvements to the Helix LMS are intended to allow instructors to spend more time interacting with students and less time on "back-end" technology.
Ferrum College has adopted D2L's integrated learning platform, Brightspace, to replace its legacy learning management system.
Trident University International has just released a news- and events-focused mobile app for students, created by its in-house IT department.
During its annual conference, BbWorld 2014, taking place this week in Las Vegas, Blackboard has made several announcements regarding new forms of packaging and delivery for its multiple products.