Learning Management Systems (LMS)


Blackboard Releases "Ultra Experience"

Blackboard, which produces Blackboard Learn 9.1, has gone into "general availability" with the new "Ultra Experience." It has also announced considerable enhancements to 9.1, provided in what it is now calling the "Original Experience."

Blackboard Unveils Moodlerooms 3.0

Blackboard introduces Moodlerooms 3.0, with enhancements designed to improve teaching and learning experiences for teachers, students and administrators.

New Dashboards Link Student Engagement to Performance

Echo360 and Instructure are teaming up to provide faculty and advisers with real-time analytics that link student engagement to academic performance.

Shindig Video Chat Now Integrates with Canvas

Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system. 

Unplag Updates Interface, Adds Commenting for Canvas Users

Unplag has updated its cloud-based plagiarism detector with a new user interface and the ability for instructors using Canvas to leave comments on student assignments.



A Moodle Plug-in for Gamified, Individualized Learning

North Carolina State University has developed a gamification tool that allows students to follow their own paths through coursework.

Moodle Intros Full Support for Competency-Based Ed

Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.

Blackboard Partners with Fishtree for Personalized Learning

A partnership between Fishtree and Blackboard is bringing the former's personalized learning technology to the Blackboard Learn LMS.

Report: Consortia-Wide Adoption of Common LMS Improves Efficiency, Reduces Costs

Up-front cost savings and operational efficiencies are two of the main reasons some education consortia adopt a common learning management system. Over time colleges have also seen pedagogical benefits to using a common LMS, according to a new report from the California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative and Mindwires.

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