Archive for the ‘Learning Management Systems’ Category

The Development of a Learning Dashboard for Lecturers: A Case Study on a Student Centered E-Learning Environment

Student Centered e-Learning Environment (SCELE) is a Moodle-based learning management system (LMS) that has been modified to enhance learning within a computer science department curriculum offered by the Faculty of Computer Science of large public university in Indonesia. This Moodle provided a mechanism to record students’ activities when engaged in learning with e-Learning software. However, […]

Navigate an Online Course’s Learning Management System

These online platforms typically enable students to access course materials, receive grades and communicate with classmates. U.S. News & World Report

Blackboard and ReadSpeaker Partner to Enhance Accessibility of Digital Course Content

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 23, 2018 – Blackboard and ReadSpeaker are furthering their partnership to help instructors worldwide improve the accessibility of course content for their students. Currently, ReadSpeaker is Blackboard’s exclusive text-to-speech provider that is fully integrated within Blackboard’s learning management systems, supporting Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Now, as part of this extended collaboration, […]

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Integrating learning management and social networking systems

Learning Management Systems (LMS) have become ubiquitous tools in support of both classroom and distance education programming. They bring significant advantages that digitize and automate many of the functions and pedagogical activities of traditional campus teaching. At the same time social networks have become ubiquitous tools for communication, entertainment and informal learning by both students […]

Virginia DOE Awards Contract for Edmentum Exact Path

Edmentum, a leading provider of web-based learning programs, has partnered with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) after being awarded a contract to offer Exact Path as a student growth assessment. Exact Path provides assessment-driven individualized learning paths for K–8 reading, language arts, and math, aligned to the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL). […]

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 […]