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  • New LMS from Instructure Goes Open Source

    A Utah-based company has fired a warning shot across the bow of learning management system (LMS) companies, including market leader Blackboard, with the announcement that it's turning its new LMS into open source. Instructure has publicly released the source code to its Canvas learning management system, which was launched in 2010.

  • Texas Wesleyan Taps CRM To Manage Faculty Development

    Texas Wesleyan University's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has shifted to a SaaS constituent relationship management (CRM) application to stay on top of faculty development work.

  • Blackboard and McGraw-Hill Test New Course System in 20 Pilots

    A slew of schools are testing out a blend of course management functionality and textbook content that could make for a simpler transition for institutions to the use of more digital curriculum.