Blackboard has released a new version of its conferencing system, Collaborate, developed from the integration of technologies from Elluminate and Wimba, two companies Blackboard acquired a year ago.
Edvance360 has added video conferencing and plagiarism detection to its learning management system, Edvance360 LMS-SN.
The College of Charleston has gone public with its years-long transition to Desire2Learn's learning management system, Learning Suite.
A panel of leading technologists, educators, and vendors discusses the future of the LMS and the innovations needed to make it integral to 21st century learning.
Gartner researcher Marti Harris provides her perspective on the Blackboard acquisition and what it means for the company and its customers.
Blackboard reported it's being acquired by a private equity firm with a big stake in the education market.
For the LMS to remain relevant in higher education, it must move beyond the classroom and integrate seamlessly with the learning opportunities presented by the Web.
An acquisition done by Desire2Learn in November 2010 is extending its reach. The learning management system vendor has announced a new mobile developer program to encourage programmers to expand the functionality of the company's mobile platform, Desire2Learn Campus Life.
Educators who work in virtual worlds, such as Second Life, can now use a hosted learning management system (LMS) designed specifically to work within that virtual environment.
Determined to make introductory college science courses more manageable for students, two professors at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, are developing a digital textbook based on the free, open-source learning management system Moodle.