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.
Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.
Dartmouth College has selected Canvas, from Instructure, for campus-wide deployment, following an 18-month 18-month review and pilot program.
Following six months of development, Moodle HQ has released a major update to the open source learning management system Moodle.
Moodle has been updated to version 2.5.3. The new version includes minor updates, including bug fixes, accessibility improvements, and feature improvements.
In an effort to support personalized learning, the University of Scranton and Canisius College, two schools in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, are migrating their LMS to Desire2Learn Learning Suite.
With the end of the latest Google "Summer of Code," the open source learning management system Moodle has added several new plugins and feature enhancements thanks to student coders.
Moodle is looking for quality assurance testers as developers gear up to release version 2.6 next month.
At the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, Blackboard revealed several new e-learning tools, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system designed to work with phones, tablets, and traditional computers.