Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Video Capture Platform Gets Enhanced Integration with Canvas LMS

Video capture and management provider Panopto has enhanced its integration with Instructure's Canvas learning management system with the intent of enhancing ease-of-use for students, teachers, and IT administrators who use video capture and streaming.

ConnectEdu integrates with Canvas LMS

ConnectEdu will integrate CoursEval, its online course evaluation software with, Canvas, Instructure's open, cloud-based learning management system.

Blackboard Set To Test-Drive e-Textbook Integration

Blackboard has collaborated with Vital Source Technologies to launch a pilot program to test e-textbook integration with its Blackboard Learn learning management system.

Moodle 2.5 Adds Open Badges Support, Bootstrap Theme

Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.5, a major update to the widely distributed open source learning management system.

Jenzabar Launches eLearning LMS with Synchronous Collaboration, In-Forum Grading

Jenzabar has released the newest version of its learning management system, Jenzabar eLearning (formerly eRacer), with synchronous collaboration tools and the ability to grade from within discussion forums.



Developers Encouraged to Create LTI Apps with $250 Awards

A new initiative to encourage development of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) applications for education will reward developers with "bounty" money. The program is sponsored by a group of education technology vendors and the IMS Global Learning Consortium.

Study Ranks Accessibility of Top Learning Management Systems

A university study comparing learning management systems has concluded that the latest crop of learning management systems evaluated have made "significant progress" since the assessments started in 2005. However, one of the report's authors noted, "We believe much more needs to be done."

HTML5 Moodle Mobile App Comes to Android, iOS

Moodle HQ has released an all-new HTML5-based mobile app for both Android and iOS.

Blackboard Brings Web Conferencing App to Android

Blackboard has updated its online collaboration and Web conferencing system, Blackboard Collaborate, and launched a version for Android.

Desire2Learn Learning Suite Update Beefs Up Predictive Analytics

Desire2Learn has introduced new functionality to its learning management suite, including new predictive analytics tools, improvements on the mobile and e-portfolio fronts, and an important addition in the area of accessibility.