Now that most of the institutions in the University System of Georgia are tapped into a centralized LMS, the state system is ready to put that data to work with predictive analytics.
KeyLemon, a company that makes biometric identification tools, and SwissTeach have partnered to demo facial recognition on the latter's online learning management system (LMS), Global Teach.
The university is looking to gain increased reliability, improved tools for online interaction and more collaboration capabilities with the new system, which it has dubbed "Canopy."
There's a hidden gem in Moodle called the Feedback activity. It might not receive a lot of attention, but, once you start experimenting with it, you'll likely find a lot more possibilities for it than you imagined — from simple quiz creation to class discussions designed to keep students engaged in the learning material.
ConnectYard has partnered with Pearson to integrate its social engagement platform with Pearson LearningStudio.
Instructure is bringing its Canvas virtual learning environment to the United Kingdom.
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.