Archive for the ‘Learning Management Systems’ Category

International Perspectives on Next Generation Digital Learning Environments

How can higher education institutions worldwide support transforming educational needs with the right tools at the right time? Next generation digital learning environments must meet the requirements of evolving learning methodologies, the realities of the new life-long student demographic, and constantly evolving hardware and software technologies. New, openly defined, and evolving models, standards, and data […]

The Origins of Innovation in the Edtech Ecosystem

The learning management system as we have known it is fading in its importance. Supplanting it are hundreds of tools and innovations, created by a plethora of vendors, institutions, students, and instructors in a frothy, bubbling world known as the edtech ecosystem. EDUCAUSE 

Southern New Hampshire University Selects D2L’s Brightspace as Its New Learning Management System

SNHU will implement Brightspace to modernize and personalize learning and provide a better student experience

Oklahoma City Community College and Blackboard Partner to Drive Student Success Through Predictive Analytics

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 3, 2017 — Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) and Blackboard Inc. today announced an expansion of their 10-year partnership. This new phase of collaboration is designed to close achievement gaps and increase the number of students who complete a certificate or degree. Beginning in Spring 2018, the college will implement Blackboard Predict, […]

Going All In on Personalized Learning

National University is working to create a personalized education platform that combines three of the buzziest innovations in higher education — adaptive learning, competency-based learning and predictive analytics for student retention. Inside Higher Ed

OpenStax Launches Learning Platform

OpenStax, the free textbook publisher based at Rice University, is expanding beyond books. The publisher on Monday launched OpenStax Tutor Beta, an online learning platform. Initially available in three courses — biology, physics and sociology — this fall, OpenStax plans to expand it across all the subject areas in which it publishes content. Inside Higher […]

Edmentum™ Introduces New Summer Enhancements to Study Island, Courseware, and Exact Path

Minneapolis June 21, 2017 – Edmentum, a leading provider of web-based learning solutions, is rolling out a series of powerful enhancements to its Study Island, Courseware, and Exact Path products. Each enhancement is based entirely on educator feedback and designed to save teachers time and increase student engagement. Improvements are being made in both educator […]

Facebook, an Online Learning Platform?

New Facebook features intended for developers could, if expanded, turn the social networking site into an online learning platform. Inside Higher Ed

Ivy Tech Extends Partnership With Blackboard To Drive Enrollment, Retention And Student Success

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, is extending its partnership with Blackboard through 2020 to further support enrollment growth, enhance the student experience and increase retention. Blackboard

D2L Unveils Brightspace for K-12 — Reimagining Teaching and Learning for the Modern Student From Kindergarten Through High School

School is Almost Out for Summer, but Teachers are Already Getting Ready for Fall with New Learning Platform that Reimagines K12 Blended Learning, Parent Engagement, Standards-Aligned Lessons, and Mobility Desire2Learn