Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Mike Sajor

Inside Apollo's Massive Learning Platform

As the company behind the University of Phoenix and numerous other educational holdings around the globe, Apollo Education Group knows something about scale. CT asked CIO Mike Sajor about the institution's new learning platform, how it supports hundreds of thousands of students, and the choice to host it in a private cloud.

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How To Duplicate or Copy Your Course in Instructure Canvas

Instructor Sicco Rood explains how to duplicate an existing course in Instructure Canvas or copy an existing course into a blank, empty course shell.

Moodle Legacy Versions Get Security Updates, Bug Fixes

On the heels of the release of Moodle 2.7, new versions of older Moodle branches have received maintenance updates to address bugs and security vulnerabilities.

Moodle 2.7 Gets Improved Interfaces, Accessible Text Editor, Conditional Activities

Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.

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Integrating Video Quizzes into Moodle Using SCORM

In our previous tutorial, we looked at using Moodle in concert with SCORM to record whether or not a student watched a video assignment. As an addendum, we'll use SCORM to help us record a quiz score related to that video in Moodle's gradebook.



The Google Classroom home screen (prerelease) includes class cards that provide a summary of open assignments.

Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education

Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new app called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite.

Blackboard Integrates Discovery Content for Higher Ed and K-12

Two education companies — Blackboard and Discovery Education — are working to integrate their technology and content offerings for both higher ed and K-12.

Aspen U to Replace LMS by Fall

Aspen University has announced plans to replace its current LMS by the end of this year, motivated in part by the need for greater analytics tools and student engagement tracking.

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Extending Moodle with Camtasia Studio and SCORM

Moodle is a powerful LMS, there can be no doubt. Regardless of all it can do, however, there are times when you want a student to do something completely different and yet continue to use Moodle as your interface. When those situations arise, you can turn to the features of the SCORM package to make this possible.

Saint Joseph's College Serving Online and On-Ground Students With Desire2Learn Platform

Saint Joseph's College in Maine is looking to track learning outcomes and increase retention and student engagement with Desire2Learn's learning platform.