Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Moodle Intros Quiz, Forum and Assignment Enhancements

Moodle today launched version 3.0 of its open source learning platform, which introduces enhancements to the quiz, forum and assignment modules as well as functionality improvements for user, instructor and administration control.

Unizin Turns Attention to Caliper Analytics Standard

Unizin, a consortium of 11 public universities developing a shared set of services that further teaching and learning in the digital ecosystem, is partnering with IMS Global Learning Consortium in an effort to drive the adoption of the Caliper Analytics standard.

Brightspace LMS Adds New Analytics Tools

D2L has unveiled the Autumn15 release of its Brightspace learning management system, which includes a variety of new analytics features and reports.

Blackboard Learn 9.1 Adds Updates for Competency Ed, More

Blackboard Learn is getting a cluster of new features and assuring its customers that the flagship software still matters even as the company pursues development of its next-generation software.

Industry Partnership to Release Integrated System for Competency-Based Education

LoudCloud Systems and Greenwood Hall are teaming up to launch an integrated offering for colleges and universities offering competency-based education programs.

2 Universities Turn to the Cloud for Their LMS

Two long-time Internet2 institutional members will be taking advantage of a NET+ cloud offering introduced last year by Blackboard.

D2L Debuts Competency-Based Ed Offering

A new Competency-Based Education (CBE) solution from D2L combines the company's Brightspace Learning Environment, strategic consulting, domain expertise and a CBE community.

University of the Incarnate Word Joins Ellucian CBE Beta

The University of the Incarnate Word has signed on as one of the first beta partners for Ellucian's new Brainstorm competency-based education product.

Nearpod Now Integrates With Google Classroom

Nearpod, a company that provides tools to sync learning resources and content across devices, has integrated its technology with Google Classroom.

Google Adds Collaboration Features for Classroom and Docs

The company's free LMS now allows instructors to push Web sites to a room full of students, and the productivity suite has new templates, tools and capabilities.