Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics tool for education, and plans to integrate it with its Moodlerooms and Moodle Enterprise learning management systems, among other products.
The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.
The Brightspace Pulse app can deliver course information to students in real time, freeing teachers from the responsibility of "reminding" instead of teaching.
Instructure, the company behind the Canvas learning management system, has released Canvas Data, a hosted data service for K-12 and higher education that enables them to analyze online teaching and learning activity.
Released today, the newest version of D2L's Brightspace Insights analytics suite captures streamed student data from across a broad array of sources.
Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.
AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.
A university in the California State University system recently wrapped up a competition to encourage students to adopt the institution's e-portfolio platform.
Miami University in Oxford, OH has streamlined its student assessment process by integrating its assessment platform with its learning management system
The Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota will be hosting a Moodle conference sponsored by the main organization behind the Moodle project.