eLearning & LMS


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.

Moodlerooms To Launch Plug-In for Live@edu Integration

Moodlerooms will release a free plug-in designed to integrate open-source learning management system Moodle with Microsoft's Live@edu services.

LoudCloud Takes Learning Management Modular

E-learning provider LoudCloud Systems is taking its learning platform modular. According to the company, the LoudCloud Learning Management Ecosystems for K-12 and higher education will be available as individual components to be used on their own or in conjunction with third-party systems to augment their capabilities.

Blackboard Learn 9.1 'Ocho' Update Gets Workflow Optimizations, New Looks

Blackboard has gone into general release with a new service pack for Blackboard Learn version 9.1. Service pack 8, or "Ocho," as it's nicknamed by the company, delivers changes to the user interface of the learning management system, as well as updates to workflow functionality, intended to help instructors and administrators use the application more efficiently and effectively.

K-12 Student Data and Learning Management Systems Miss the Mark

Teachers and administrators both cited technical issues and a culture of mistrust as factors hindering more effective use of school data systems, including learning management systems and student information systems.

Palo Alto USD Brings Social Networking Feel to Students Through Cloud-Based E-Learning System

Palo Alto Unified School District has shifted four of its schools to a cloud-based, social networking-inspired e-learning system, with plans for an eventual system-wide rollout.

Instructure Releases Mobile Edition of Canvas for iOS

Instructure has released a free mobile app for Apple's iOS that will facilitate communication among instructors and their students using Canvas, its Web-based learning management system.

Desire2Learn Update Boosts Streaming Media Support, Integrates Google Apps

Desire2Learn has unveiled a new release to its learning management platform, offering enhancements to streaming media delivery and new integration features supporting Google Apps for Education.

Desire2Learn Adds Integration with CourseSmart Digital Resources

Desire2Learn has struck a deal to make digital course materials from CourseSmart available to its learning management system customers as a new addition to its Partner Network.

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