Archive for the ‘Learning Management Systems’ Category

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

The NextGen LMS – Not Just An eLearning Portal

Had the same Learning Management System for the last few years? Guess what – a lot of exciting things happened while you weren’t looking! eLearning Industry   

D2L Signs Loyola Marymount, St. Catherine and DePaul Through Internet2

Internet2 members continue to choose D2L as their learning management system provider. Three high-profile institutions, Loyola Marymount University (LMU), St. Catherine University and DePaul University, are using the learning technology leader’s Brightspace platform to reach every learner. D2L

Blackboard’s All-of-the-Above Strategy

The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin. Inside Higher Ed

The important elements of LMS design that affect user engagement with e-learning tools within LMSs in the higher education sector

In recent years, universities have been under increased pressure to adopt e-learning practices for teaching and learning. In particular, the emphasis has been on learning management systems (LMSs) and associated collaboration tools to provide opportunities for sharing knowledge, building a community of learners, and supporting higher order learning and critical thinking through conversation and collaboration. […]

UNSW [University of New South Wales] turns to former student Adam Brimo for online learning technology in $100 million makeover

An e-learning platform developed by a UNSW graduate has been chosen by the university as a key part of its $100 million dollar plan to overhaul teaching and put much of it online in the next five years Financial Review

Universities Across Brazil Adopt D2L’s Brightspace LMS to Transform Learning

D2L, a global learning technology leader, announces a range of customers across Brazil have selected its Brightspace learning management system (LMS) to modernize the learning experience. Several universities have chosen Brightspace for ease of use, personalized learning, support for blended and online programs, and its learning analytics capabilities designed to improve learning outcomes. Brightspace is […]