Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Google Renames Apps for Edu, Adds 'Machine Intelligence'

Google has changed the name of its popular service Google Apps for Education to G Suite for Education. With this change comes several new features that have been added to some of the apps included in G Suite. These features use “machine intelligence” to facilitate and add more functionalities to Google Apps.

MoodleCloud Expands BigBlueButton Web Conferencing Options

MoodleCloud, a hosted service for the open source Moodle LMS, is giving schools the ability to purchase more user licenses of BigBlueButton as an add-on to the service.

Motivis Updates Competency Ed Platform

Motivis Learning is launching the second iteration of Unity, its learning relationship management system designed strictly for competency-based education, Unity 2.0.

Carlow University Replaces Legacy LMS to Improve Collaboration

Carlow University in Pittsburgh is replacing its legacy learning management system with one new to the higher ed market.

Canvas Adds Mobile Annotation Tool

Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system to include an annotation feature in the mobile app.



Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.

Global E-Learning Market in Steep Decline, Report Says

The worldwide self-paced e-learning market is declining at a precipitous rate, according to a recent report released by Ambient Insight Research, a Washington-based market research firm.

Free Collaboration System Gets Simplified Interface, New Communications Tools

Chalkup has been redesigned with a simplified interface and enhancements for students and faculty. Chalkup provides chat, messaging, discussion boards and other social tools as an alternative to more structured learning management and collaboration systems.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in August

From virtual classrooms to Pokémon Go, here's what was trending on our website last month.

An LMS to Support ‘Gameful’ Learning

Seeking to bring the qualities of well-designed games to pedagogical assessment, the University of Michigan created a learning management system that uses gaming elements such as competition, badges and unlocks to provide students with a personalized pathway through their courses.

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