Blackboard Collaborate has added support for Learning Tools Interoperability specifications. The move makes the online collaboration platform available from any LTI-compliant learning management system.
ShareStream recently unveiled a new version of its video extension for teaching and learning that integrates with Desire2Learn's learning management system, Learning Environment.
Canvas users will be able to share Google Docs with groups of individuals more quickly following Instructure's update of its learning platform as the result of an update to the system.
WizIQ has released an update to its virtual classroom plugin for the open source learning management system Moodle 2.4.
So teachers are told to use computers (laptops, iPad--it doesn’t matter) in a curriculum that was made for pencil-and-paper learning activities. So teachers are given a Learning Management System that makes it harder for them, rather than easier, to deal with student artifacts. What’s wrong with this picture?!?!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Via Response and Instructure have partnered to integrate Via's LTI 1.0 with Instructure's Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), automating the sharing of student data for institutions that use both the Canvas LMS and the Via Response Student Response System (SRS).
Advanced Academics, online learning provider for grades 6-12, has launched an iOS app to integrate mobile capabilities into their learning management software suite, ROADS (Robust Online Academic Delivery System).
Knowillage Systems has released Knowillage LEArning Path (LeaP), a personalized and adaptive learning development tool for the Instructure Canvas learning management system.
Instructure has released Canvas for Android, a free app that allows students and faculty to access the company's learning management system from Android mobile devices.
Tennessee's Putnam County School System will adopt a new learning management system in an effort to provide a more flexible and secure platform for online and blended learning.