Alma has launched a free cloud-based student information system and learning management system. Availability of Alma in 2014 is limited to the first 500 schools to sign up.
Virtual assistants, flipped classrooms and "the quantified self" are three of the six technological developments that will have a significant impact on higher education within the next five years, according to the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, released by the New Media Consortium and Educause Monday.
This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.
New Enterprise Data Hub feature integrates Taskstream with Blackboard and Moodle systems.
Discussions one might find in the general press about the notion of "globalization" often focus on economic mechanisms. But put the term in a higher education setting and you have something very unique, values you won't necessarily find in other markets. A CT Q&A examines globalization in the higher education context with Marist College Senior Academic Technology Officer Josh Baron.
Eleven colleges and universities will launch pilot programs of a new learning management system (LMS) designed primarily for mobile devices.
Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.
Dartmouth College has selected Canvas, from Instructure, for campus-wide deployment, following an 18-month 18-month review and pilot program.
Following six months of development, Moodle HQ has released a major update to the open source learning management system Moodle.
Moodle has been updated to version 2.5.3. The new version includes minor updates, including bug fixes, accessibility improvements, and feature improvements.