Archive for the ‘Learning Management Systems’ Category

IMC LMS Review: Complete Learning Suite for Online & On The Job Training

Here we provide an in-depth review of the IMC LMS – The Learning Suite. This is one of the most comprehensively engineered and configurable elearning solutions we have seen for both online / remote and on the job training. Learning Light 

Blackboard Convenes Global Thought Leaders to Develop Framework and Standards for the Ethical and Legal Use of Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As educational institutions worldwide begin to explore the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the learning experience, many existing ethical and legal principles around data and analytics are challenged. To ensure that both learning is optimized and learners are protected, Blackboard is launching a project to develop a […]

Faculty Buy-in Builds, Bit by Bit: Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology

Professors are slowly gaining confidence in the effectiveness of online learning as more of them teach online, Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology reveals. Inside Higher Ed

D2L Extends Reach Across EMEA with New Customers and Partners

D2L is enhancing the learning experience for more people in the UK, Europe, Middle East and South Africa Desire2Learn

Blackboard Helps K-12 School Districts and Teachers Make Digital Learning Materials More Accessible for Students

Blackboard Ally is designed to integrate with a school district’s existing LMS and automatically runs class materials through an accessibility checklist that looks for common accessibility issues. The solution generates a range of more accessible alternatives for the teacher’s original content including Semantic HTML, audio, ePub, and electronic Braille. It provides teachers with guidance for […]

A Learning Analytics Tool for Usability Assessment in Moodle Environments

The use of analytics technologies is increasingly successful in the e-learning domain. In this paper, we propose a novel model aiming at evaluating usability of interfaces adopted by Learning Management Systems and Massive Open Online Courses platforms based on the comparison between desktop and mobile versions, using specific native indicators. The indicators obtained from log […]

D2L Brightspace LMS

D2L is not new to online learning. Founded in 1999, D2L (then Desire2Learn) created one of the very first learning management systems (LMS). Today, Brightspace remains one of the most popular platforms in the educational space, behind only Blackboard, Canvas, and Moodle, according to a recent Edutechnica report. Brightspace stands apart from other platforms in […]

Understanding Faculty Use of the Learning Management System

The learning management system (LMS) has become a critical tool for nearly all institutions of higher education, and a driving force in online learning. According to a 2014 report by the Educause Center for Analysis and Research, 99% of higher education institutions have an LMS in place, and the LMS is used by 85% of […]

Open Source and the NGDLE

If the transformation to an NGDLE implies a disaggregation of the “services formerly known as the LMS,” factors other than technical feasibility and pedagogical desirability come into play. Customization provided by open-source software creates rich soil for innovation. EDUCAUSE Review

Edsby, The Learning Management System For K-12, Announces Explosive Growth

Edsby is a learning management system (LMS) devoted entirely to the K-12 market. Many LMS available today are systems designed for higher education that have been retrofitted for grade school and high school. Edsby is the K-12 platform of the future, today. NIBLETZ