E-Learning & LMS


Rio Salado College Works with New York Times System to Deliver Teacher Training

A community college in Arizona is teaming up with the New York Times to produce online teacher preparation courses.

SaaS Module Lets Schools 'Bolt' Social Networking onto Learning Management Systems

A company with its own learning management system (LMS) for academic and corporate use has taken the social networking aspects of its LMS and turned them into an add-on product that will work with competing LMSes.

OLAT 7.2 Broadens Ajax Support in ePortfolio

A new version of the free and open source learning management system OLAT has been released.

Moodle 2.0.3 Gets 230 Fixes and Improvements

Moodle 2.0.3 has been released, incorporating more than 200 new features, improvements, bug fixes, and security tweaks (some of them classified as major).

Free SIS Adds CALPADS 2.0 Compliance

Novachi has updated its free combined student information and course management tool to be compliant with version 2.0 of the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System.

6 Technologies That Will Change Education

Over the next five years, six technologies will have a profound impact on teaching and learning--and some are already beginning to have an impact.

Blackboard Collaborate Boosts Support for Sakai and Moodle

Blackboard has released updates to Elluminate Live and Wimba Classroom, two software tools that make up its Collaborate suite.

Prepping for iPads in School

A private school in Florida has begun tackling the challenges associated with its impending iPad rollout, one of the first in the state that will place the mobile devices in the hands of every high school student.

Equella 5 Digital Repository Adds Portlets, Dashboards

Pearson has released an update to Equella, a digital repository for higher education and K-12. The latest release, version 5.0, gains new interface enhancements, as well as support for customizing dashboards and building portlets.

Instructure Raises $8 Million To Add Staff

Instructure, the relative unknown that swooped in last December and won learning management system business away from entrenched competitors at the Utah Education Network, has just finished a new round of financing that will help the company scale up its staffing.

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