Wichita State University has begun expanding its adoption of Blackboard products and services to provide better support for students, faculty and staff and put in place "the necessary infrastructure" for enrollment growth and support of accreditation activities.
Instructure's Canvas LMS has added a new gradebook designed to help teachers keep track of students' concept mastery.
Moodle experts Tim States and Emmett Dulaney show how courses can be enhanced with interactive exercises using the Choice activity.
Three Moodle updates were released over the weekend, addressing security issues and bugs and adding some minor feature enhancements.
Marist College has launched a student-driven online collaborative learning environment called The FOLD (Fashion Online Learning Domain).
Swiss developer Connect-i has released a hosted version of its Drupal-based learning management system, Opigno.
A new online learning platform aims to put the student in the driver's seat of his or her own education.
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.