Learning Management Systems (LMS)

University of the Incarnate Word Joins Ellucian CBE Beta

The University of the Incarnate Word has signed on as one of the first beta partners for Ellucian's new Brainstorm competency-based education product.

Nearpod Now Integrates With Google Classroom

Nearpod, a company that provides tools to sync learning resources and content across devices, has integrated its technology with Google Classroom.

Google Adds Collaboration Features for Classroom and Docs

The company's free LMS now allows instructors to push Web sites to a room full of students, and the productivity suite has new templates, tools and capabilities.

Google Classroom Gains New Features

Instructors can now use Classroom to initiate question-driven discussions and to reuse assignments, announcements or questions from previous classes.

Adobe Updates Captivate and Debuts LMS

Adobe has entered the learning management system market with the introduction of Adobe Captivate Prime. The company has also released an updated version of Captivate, its e-learning authoring tool.

Instructure Certifies Lecture Capture App for Use with Canvas

Instructure Canvas has a new lecture capture and video solution in its Open LTI App Collection.

Web-Based LMS Promotes Assessment Activities

A new Web-based learning management system allows for teaching and interactive presentations to be delivered online with an emphasis on assessment.

Blackboard Learn Adds Caliper Analytics Certification

Blackboard's cloud-based learning management system, Blackboard Learn, has been certified as compliant with IMS Caliper standards.

Google Classroom Update: New User and Developer Tools

New features include an API; a button that allows teacher to share links, videos and images; and mobile notifications in the iOS and Android apps.

Moodle Launches Free Cloud Hosting for Educators

Moodle today announced MoodleCloud, a service that allows anyone to deploy the Moodle learning environment for free — with no installation or hosting charges.