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E-Learning & LMS


Giving Them an Earful

Three Michigan districts add support to their technology-infused schools with the latest in classroom sound systems.

In the Company of Sages

We all pay lip service to the need for educators to be learners as well as teachers, but how often do we really act on it?

TH(i)NQ Ed Launches Collaborative Learning Network

Online education Technology provider TH(i)NQ Ed has launched a new collaborative learning network named journ(i)e. TH(i)NQ Ed said journ(i)e offers a unique focus for an online education community, specifically seeking to cultivate engagement among a generation of students for whom using digital technology is practically second nature.

4 Tips for Adopting Open Source Software in K-12

The cost savings of open source software aren't too bad. But without a focus on what's needed and what will be accepted in any given situation, an OSS implementation might be doomed to failure. We've compiled tips from a dozen expert sources to help K-12 IT directors improve the odds of success for their open source initiatives.

PBS TeacherLine Moves to Moodle for Course Management

Online professional development program PBS TeacherLine has made the conversion to the popular open source learning management system (LMS) Moodle. The organization said it made the move in order to make its program easier for schools to customize in offering it to their educators.

Blackboard To Expand Content Options

Blackboard has teamed up with textbook providers McGraw-Hill, Follett, and Barnes & Noble to enhance the availability of educational content in Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship online learning management platform.

How To Get Started with Open Source in K-12

Open source has proved attractive for K-12 school districts for any number of reasons, from upfront cost savings to freedom from cumbersome restrictions to the quality of the software itself. But how does a school or district get started with it? Three K-12 IT directors shared their experiences with THE Journal--the good and the bad, as well as the lessons they've learned in the process.

Kaltura Releases Blackboard Building Block To Add Video

Kaltura, a company that develops open source products for creating and managing video on Web sites, has published a Blackboard Building Block that allows users to integrate video into their Blackboard Learn environments.

Desire2Learn To Expand Mobile Offerings

Desire2Learn this week unveiled an update to its mobile learning management system client, Desire2Learn 2Go.

It's Learning LMS Adds Third-Party Application Support

Ed tech developer it's learning has added support for externally hosted extensions and an application store to its eponymous Web-based course management system. The company has also added more than 120 other new features to the system.

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