Archive for the ‘Learning Management Systems’ Category

Moodle Educational Experts Get A Lesson In Accessible, Universal Course Design

…The purpose of this course was to “develop skills in accessible, universal course design,” and a blog post by the Moodlefairy shares some of the key takeaways, most of which are likely to influence the upcoming versions of the Moodle MOOC, and maybe even Moodle itself. Moodle News

Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education

Twenty years ago, when technology-assisted learning was still in its infancy, Blackboard launched one of the first learning management systems. Since then we have been committed to helping learners and institutions thrive in a complex and changing educational environment. We understand that educational technology and services improve access and make higher education possible and available […]

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