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E-Learning & LMS


New OER Exchange Opens with 680,000 Free Learning Objects

Educational technology company Pearson has launched its OpenClass Exchange for instructors. Out of the gate, the new open education resource (OER) catalog will include links to 680,000 instructional and learning items.

App Center Gives One-Click Access to Canvas LMS Extensions

Instructure has formally launched a new tool that allows users to add third-party extensions to its flagship LMS, Canvas, with a single click.

Blackboard Validates Mozilla Digital Badges

Mozilla's Open Badges initiative has received the official nod from educational technology company Blackboard, which has integrated digital badges into its learning management systems Blackboard Learn and CourseSites.

ShareStream Improves Video Tool for Sakai CLE

Online video platform developer ShareStream has unveiled Version 2.0 of its video tool that integrates with the open-source Sakai Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE). The ShareStream Video Tool is available now.

Video Capture Platform Gets Enhanced Integration with Canvas LMS

Video capture and management provider Panopto has enhanced its integration with Instructure's Canvas learning management system with the intent of enhancing ease-of-use for students, teachers, and IT administrators who use video capture and streaming.

Partnership Aims at Comprehensive Learning and Assessment Management System

LearningStation and itslearning have partnered to integrate their assessment and learning management systems solutions with hopes of offering an all-inclusive system for school districts.

ConnectEdu integrates with Canvas LMS

ConnectEdu will integrate CoursEval, its online course evaluation software with, Canvas, Instructure's open, cloud-based learning management system.

School Ditches Textbooks for Open Educational Resources

The Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning in Texas is replacing textbooks with digital open educational resources (OER) for its math and science classes using iPads.

Moodle 2.5 Adds Open Badges Support, Bootstrap Theme

Moodle HQ has released Moodle 2.5, a major update to the widely distributed open source learning management system.

Masconomet Regional SD Chooses LMS After 2-Year Review

A 2,100-student district in Massachusetts spent two years assessing learning management systems as part of a larger program to integrate technology more fully into teaching and learning.

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