Desire2Learn has introduced new functionality to its learning management suite, including new predictive analytics tools, improvements on the mobile and e-portfolio fronts, and an important addition in the area of accessibility.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Schoology users can now access external learning tools and resources right from the platform.
Blackboard has added a new supports for at-risk students to its learning management system, Blackboard Learn. The new retention tool is one of several enhancements added to the latest version of Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1 Service Pack 12.
Instructure today revealed a new tool that allows users to add third-party extensions to its flagship LMS, Canvas, with a single click.
Lectora has released several new features and updates to its CourseMill learning management system, which allows instructors, students, and administrators to oversee, manage, track, and take online courses and curriculum.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Ukraine has begun the process of implementing a nationwide learning platform for all of the country's students in grades 5-9, as well as the Ukrainian Knowledge Exchange, a platform that lets the country's educators publish and share educational content and research.
Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.4.3 one week after the release of version 2.4.2. The update addresses a regression that accidentally made its way into 2.4.2, preventing teachers from accessing server files in some circumstances.
Users of the open-source learning management system Moodle will now be able to access course information and other features from their mobile devices.
- By Sharleen Nelson
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.