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eLearning & LMS


Maryland Switches to New LMS for High School Courses, Teacher Development

The state of Maryland will deploy a new learning management system to offer high school online courses and professional development opportunities to teachers.

Blackboard CEO Chasen To Step Down

Blackboard President, CEO, and Co-Founder Michael Chasen said he'll resign from the company at the end of the year. Blackboard has already chosen Chasen's replacement, Jay Bhatt, a corporate executive from outside the ed tech realm.

My Big Campus Social LMS Adding Parent Portal

Lightspeed Systems is adding a Parent Portal component to its LMS, My Big Campus, that will allow parents, students, and teachers to communicate and share information online.

Memphis Grade Six Class Pilots New 1:1 Learning Platform

Students in a grade six math class at Geeter Middle School in Memphis are participating in a pilot program of the Samsung Smart School Solution, an integrated 1:1 learning platform that enables teachers to lead interactive lessons through Samsung tablets.

Lore Extends Social LMS to Academic Groups

Social learning management system Lore has added a new feature that lets on-campus clubs and groups collaborate using the free tool.

Moodle 2.3.2 Enhances Grading, Simplifies Roles and Permissions

Moodle HQ has released updates to the Moodle open source learning management system. The new Moodle 2.3.2 and 2.2.5, available now, incorporate several minor fixes and enhancements and resolve a number of security-related issues.

Illinois District Rolls Out Hosted LMS Across All Grade Levels

Naperville Community Unit School District 203 in Illinois is adopting a cloud-based learning management system across all grade levels in its 22 schools.

Blackboard Learn Adds NCATE Integration

Blackboard has integrated standards for teacher preparation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education into Blackboard Learn.

Desire2Learn Mobile Platform Adds ePortfolio Module

Desire2Learn has released updates to three of its mobile solutions: Desire2Learn Campus Life, Capture, and Assignment Grader. The updates were announced the this week at FUSION 2012, the company's ninth annual users' conference.

Turnitin Improves Plagiarism Detection Integration with D2L Learning Suite 10

Turnitin and Desire2Learn have announced enhancements to the integration of OriginalityCheck and GradeMark with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10.

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