Learning Management Systems (LMS)


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Engaging Students with Active Learning

According to Perry Samson, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at University of Michigan, if your goal is to improve student outcomes, employ active learning techniques.

Ellucian Adds Competency-Based Ed LMS

Ellucian is adding a competency-based education learning management system to its portfolio of higher education software and services, with the acquisition of LMS technology from Helix Education.

The Changing Cost of Open Source

The Changing Cost of Open Source

At one time higher ed wanted community-built software because of the $0 price tag; now many universities are paying somebody else to keep open source projects moving forward.

Chalk & Wire Update Aims To Improve LMS Integrations

Chalk & Wire has updated its ePortfolio Connect Server in an effort to improve integration of its assessment platform and major learning management systems.

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

Faculty Success Means Student Success: Supporting Online Faculty

The push for "student success" is all around us. But what about the notion of "faculty success"? CT talked recently with Michael Cottam, who believes that supporting his institution's online faculty is the most important element of creating student success at Webster University.



McGraw-Hill Education Upgrades Connect Learning Platform with Mobile Interface

McGraw-Hill Education today announced a new mobile version of its Connect learning platform, optimized for tablets.

Edvance360 Adds Videoconferencing Tool

Edvance360 has partnered with MegaMeeting.com to add collaborative tools to its learning management system.

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How Course Web Design Impacts Student Engagement

When Instructure began analyzing the course designs for its higher ed customers, the LMS company discovered something about getting students to interact with the online elements of their courses.

Iowa College Adopts New LMS To Move Beyond 'Managing' Learning

An Iowa college is replacing its legacy learning management system (LMS) in an effort to move from managing learning to improving it.

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How Digital Asset Management Makes Social Media More Effective at Baylor

Baylor University in Waco, TX, is the sixth most influential college on Instagram, according to College Atlas, and the university attributes this success to its digital asset management (DAM) solution. The technology enables Baylor staff to post professional photos to social media outlets within seconds, so people can easily follow academic and athletic news and events.