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.
New Enterprise Data Hub feature integrates Taskstream with Blackboard and Moodle systems.
This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.
Discussions one might find in the general press about the notion of "globalization" often focus on economic mechanisms. But put the term in a higher education setting and you have something very unique, values you won't necessarily find in other markets. A CT Q&A examines globalization in the higher education context with Marist College Senior Academic Technology Officer Josh Baron.
Eleven colleges and universities will launch pilot programs of a new learning management system (LMS) designed primarily for mobile devices.