Skidmore College has adopted the latest release of Blackboard's learning management system.
A small, four-year college in Georgia will be moving off of a home-grown learning management system and onto an LMS from Edvance360. Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs made the move in an effort to address a growing demand for online courses for its 800 students.
After a selection process that began in 2008, the University of Colorado at Boulder has decided to migrate off of its Blackboard Campus Edition 8 learning management system and onto Desire2Learn.
Blackboard has launched a free hosted course management service. The system, CourseSites is an online platform that enables faculty members to set up Web-based class sites where they can post course materials, communicate with students, encourage collaboration, monitor performance, and manage grades.
Webster University, which has 100 campuses and 21,000 students around the world, has selected a syllabus management system to ensure consistency among all of its locations.
Global Grid for Learning, a unit of Cambridge University Press, is teaming up with Moodlerooms to provide access to a digital media repository through the joule learning management system.
A Utah-based company has fired a warning shot across the bow of learning management system (LMS) companies, including market leader Blackboard, with the announcement that it's turning its new LMS into open source. Instructure has publicly released the source code to its Canvas learning management system, which was launched in 2010.
A slew of schools are testing out a blend of course management functionality and textbook content that could make for a simpler transition for institutions to the use of more digital curriculum.
By 2015, 25 million post-secondary students in the United States will be taking classes online. And as that happens, the number of students who take classes exclusively on physical campuses will plummet, from 14.4 million in 2010 to just 4.1 million five years later, according to a new forecast released by market research firm Ambient Insight.
Nine days after filing a civil suit against a statewide network of colleges and universities that had chosen an alternative learning management system (LMS) from a new competitor, Desire2Learn has backed away from its legal protest.