eLearning & LMS


KnowledgeBase Service Compares LMSs

A research firm focused on organizational performance has just issued its latest updates to an online comparison of learning management systems.

Cengage Learning, Blackboard Collaborate on Digital Resource Integration

Cengage Learning and Blackboard have partnered in an effort to give instructors and students more streamlined access to Cengage Learning's digital learning solutions and core curriculum materials through the Blackboard Learn learning management system.

Running a School on Open Educational Resources

A public school in Utah is relying on open educational resources for roughly 90 percent of its instructional content. DeLaina Tonks, director, discusses the school's OER strategies and reveals how the innovative institution works through the challenges associated with open content.

ShareStream Launches Streaming Video Extension For Blackboard Learn

ShareStream has unveiled a streaming video extension for Blackboard Learn that integrates with the learning management system's (LMS) assignment tool, allowing for the creation and assessment of video assignments.

Watchitoo, Pearson LearningStudio Offer Real-Time HD Video Chat Option for Online Courses

Watchitoo and Pearson eCollege have teamed up to add an integrated collaboration solution, including real-time video chat, to the Pearson LearningStudio SaaS online education platform.

Blackboard Speaks Out on Open Source Move

In this Q&A, Blackboard Learn President Ray Henderson and Moodlerooms Chairman and CEO Lou Pugliese explain why Blackboard is getting into the open source business, what's different about delivering services to those customers versus Blackboard's traditional customers, and what might be next on the open source agenda for the No. 1 learning management system company in the world.

Blackboard Extends Support for Angel LMS 'Indefinitely'

Education customers that are still running the Angel learning management system and wondering what they should do when the product is officially retired have received a reprieve.

Blackboard Buys Out Moodlerooms, NetSpot

Blackboard is buying out two major players in the open source services space: Moodlerooms and NetSpot. Blackboard has also brought onboard Sakai Project founding architect Charles Severance. With these additions, the company is also launching its own open source division: Blackboard Education Open Source Services.

Blackboard Collaborate Gets Agilix, Epsilen, itslearning Integration

Blackboard has made available new integration options for its Blackboard Collaborate that allow for more interoperability and support across platforms for a variety of learning management systems, including the company's own Blackboard Learn 9.1.

Desire2Learn Forms Alliance with Microsoft To Extend Cloud-Based Products

Desire2Learn, a provider of enterprise teaching and learning platforms for K-12 and higher education institutions, has signed a four-year Windows Azure global alliance agreement with Microsoft.

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