Blackboard's cloud-based learning management system, Blackboard Learn, has been certified as compliant with IMS Caliper standards.
New features include an API; a button that allows teacher to share links, videos and images; and mobile notifications in the iOS and Android apps.
Moodle today announced MoodleCloud, a service that allows anyone to deploy the Moodle learning environment for free — with no installation or hosting charges.
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.