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eLearning & LMS


Elluminate, Wimba Collaborative Tools Get Third-Party LMS Support

Following up on a commitment made at the time it acquired the two companies, Blackboard has announced that Collaborate, its new collaborative learning suite that taps into technology from Elluminate and Wimba, will work with competing learning management systems. This will allow Collaborate to pull user, course, and enrollment data from the various LMSes.

DC High School Adopts Learning Platform for Internship Program

McKinley Technology High School (MTHS), a STEM-focused school located in Washington, DC, has chosen the it's learning individual learning platform to organize and manage logistical data and student productivity in its expanding internship program, which gives its students the opportunity to acquire practical workforce experience at partner businesses throughout the DC area.

Toward a More Collaborative Curriculum

Bakersfield City School District is using its new online learning system to introduce electronic textbooks, aid teachers with lesson plan creation, automate tasks, archive materials, and bring digital content into the classroom. And now it's looking toward a future in which technology helps teachers become more collaborative with one another.

Texas District Expanding Use of Online Teaching Platform

A school district in Texas is broadening its use of a Web-based platform for managing math and English instruction. It tested the platform last year as part of a 1:1 computing experiment in four elementary school classrooms.

A Hybrid Approach to Education

A Las Vegas charter school is taking the concept of home schooling to a new level with the help of technology.

Washington District Adopts LMS To Support 21st Century Learning Initiative

Seeking new avenues of alignment with its 21st century learning vision, Lake Washington School District has adopted online communication tools and learning activities personalized to student needs to its educational technology repertoire.

Edvance360 LMS Adds Browser Lockdown

Edvance360 has updated its learning management system, Edvance360 LMS-SN, expanding course development and reporting features and adding in new learning outcome management tools.

Blackboard Learn Certified for Accessibility by National Federation of the Blind

The National Federation of the Blind has certified the latest version of Blackboard's learning management system (LMS), which means that blind users can more fully interact with the application's functionality.

Moodlerooms Teams with Perceptis for 24/7 Moodle Support

Open source service provider Moodlerooms is teaming up with Perceptis to provide 24/7 help desk services for Moodle.

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