Three former University of Pennsylvania students have launched Coursekit, a free learning management system that emphasizes social networking for colleges and universities.
A Cleveland-based community college gave up on its in-house efforts to create a mobile app for its community and turned to Blackboard to handle the job.
Desire2Learn has struck a deal to make digital course materials from CourseSmart available to its learning management system customers as a new addition to its Partner Network.
Pearson LearningStudio has integrated Genius SIS to provide a Web-based student information system for customers.
Pearson has launched a new version of CourseConnect, its customizable online course library.
Blackboard has acquired CerBibo, a provider of higher education and K-12 online learning software and services in China. The move is designed to expand Blackboard's presence in Chinese education and to "simplify the process for bringing new products and investments to Chinese institutions."
Pearson recently released an update to its digital repository, Equella. The 5.1 release includes new tools for working with Microsoft Office files, new notifications, and integration with Flickr and YouTube.
An international team backed by the European Union and based out of Berlin has introduced a new, free, dual-language learning management system with a large dose of collaboration functionality built in.
Lectora will release a redesigned user interface for its line-up of e-learning software this summer, and it is looking for schools to try out the beta version.
LoudCloud Systems has added a pair of modules, virtual classroom and e-file cabinet, to its learning management system (LMS) for higher education.