A new version of the free and open source learning management system OLAT has been released.
Florida's Hillsborough Community College has begun its migration off of WebCT and onto Blackboard Learn version 9.1, Blackboard's latest version of its learning management system.
Moodle 2.0.3 has been released, incorporating more than 200 new features, improvements, bug fixes, and security tweaks (some of them classified as major).
The Oregon Community Colleges Healthcare Education Alliance is looking to expand availability of its healthcare-related degrees and certificates through distance education.
Ocean County College in New Jersey is advancing its institutional goal to exploit the potential for distance learning.
Coordinating a geographically dispersed student body that learns primarily online is just one of the key challenges that modern institutions of higher education are facing. With more education taking place online--and in some cases, all of that education happening on the Web--colleges are being forced to rethink their classroom and student management strategies.
Blackboard has released updates to Elluminate Live and Wimba Classroom, two software tools that make up its Collaborate suite.
Pearson Learning Solutions, which develops and markets the online learning management system LearningStudio and custom textbooks, will now be offering its customers Panopto's technology for recording and publishing lectures.
University ASPs can benefit both the host institution and smaller client colleges, but there's a cloud on the horizon.
Sooner than expected, a course system has been launched from Blackboard and McGraw-Hill Higher Education that blends course management from one company with content from the other.