Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Turnitin Improves Plagiarism Detection Integration with D2L Learning Suite 10

Turnitin and Desire2Learn have announced enhancements to the integration of OriginalityCheck and GradeMark with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10.

U Maryland To Overhaul LMS for New School Year

The University of Maryland will begin running a pilot of Instructure Canvas as its new enterprise learning management system (ELMS) starting this fall, with a full rollout planned for January 2013.

What Can Competency-Based Assessment and Degree Qualification Mean for the National Degree Completion Agenda?

As institutions are increasingly pressed to graduate more students and to do so more efficiently, says AAC&U Fellow Gary Brown, understanding how quality is defined will be critical--and building consensus around competency is an emerging strategy for ensuring quality.

Desire2Learn Mobile Platform Adds ePortfolio Module

Desire2Learn has released updates to three of its mobile solutions: Desire2Learn Campus Life, Capture, and Assignment Grader. The updates were announced the this week at FUSION 2012, the company's ninth annual users' conference.

WizIQ Updates Virtual Classroom Plugin for Moodle

Ed tech developer WizIQ has released an updated version of its virtual classroom plugin for the open source learning management system Moodle 2.3.



Moodle To Drop Native Mobile Apps, Move to HTML5

Moodle HQ is ending development of native My Moodle mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Greenville College Adopts New LMS, E-Portfolio

Greenville College in Illinois has implemented a new learning management system, completing a migration process that began with a pilot program back in January.

VitalSource E-Textbook Platform Coming to Blackboard Learn

Ingram's electronic textbook platform, VitalSource Bookshelf , is making its way to Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Mobile Learn.

Blackboard Takes Mobile Apps to the End User

This fall, faculty and students will no longer need access to a Blackboard institutional license to use Blackboard mobile applications--as long as they're willing to shell out $5.99 for the software or an annual subscription fee of $1.99.

LoudCloud LE 3.0 for Higher Ed To Sport 200 Improvements

LoudCloud Systems revealed this week that it will release version 3 of it's learning management system for higher education in August.