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E-Learning & LMS


Summer of Coding Gives Moodle Boost and Young Programmers Practice

Google's latest "Summer of Code" has ended, and Moodle users are among the big beneficiaries.

Moodle Looks for QA Testers for Release 2.6

Moodle is looking for quality assurance testers as developers gear up to release version 2.6 next month.

Blackboard Releases Free Student Response System, Integrated Virtual Classroom

Blackboard unveiled several new e-learning tools at the Educause 2013 conference Wednesday, including an integrated virtual classroom for Blackboard Learn, an updated mobile learning app, and a free student response system.

Lectora Launches Hosted LMS Designed for Rapid Deployment

E-Learning provider Lectora has released Lectora Express, a new hosted learning management system.

$100,000 To Be Awarded to Technology Innovators in Education

Instructure is awarding $100,000 in grants to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities for innovative technology programs. Instructure is the maker of the Canvas learning management system and the Canvas Network MOOC platform.

OpenEd Catalogs Common Core-Aligned Videos and Games, Provides Free LMS

Ed tech newcomer OpenEd has launched a new online resource that aims to be the largest catalog of Common Core-aligned videos and games on the Internet.

Kansas District Expands Blended Learning Districtwide

Lawrence Public Schools in Kansas is bringing blended learning to all 20 of its schools following a pilot last spring.

Jupiter Ed Integrates SIS, LMS, Analytics in New Cloud-Based System

Jupiter Ed has launched Jupiter iO, a cloud solution that combines a student information system, learning management system, analytics, and gradebook for K-12 schools.

Edvance360 LMS-SN Gets Support for Digital Badges

Edvance360 LMS-SN has added support for digital badges through integration with Credly, a credentialing and badging service.

Moodle Gets Security Patches, Feature Improvements

Three updates have been released for the open source learning management system Moodle for the 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5 branches. The minor updates include security patches, bug fixes, and small functionality improvements.

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