E-Learning & LMS


Blackboard Introduces Web Accessibility Checker

Blackboard today introduced Blackboard Ally for Web, a solution for assessing and improving the accessibility of institutions' websites. The tool expands on Blackboard's Ally product (launched last year), which focuses on the accessibility of course materials in learning management systems.

D2L Pursues Usage for LMS as K–12 PD Platform

Learning management company D2L has tweaked its learning management system to accommodate professional development management for K–12 teachers as well. In April the company announced a similar offering for the higher education edition of its cloud-based Brightspace platform. Among the features: a dashboard to manage teacher PD and new kinds of assessment support.

Gale Adds LTI Compliance for Learning Resources

Gale has updated its resources to be compliant with Learning Tools Interoperability 1.0 standards and Deep Linking from the IMS Global Learning Consortium. The move enables single sign-on and allows instructors to embed content from their library's Gale collections to into any learning management system that supports the standards, including Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle, Schoology and more.

Google Adds Security Features to G Suite for Education, Launches Enterprise EDU Edition

Google today took the wraps off new security features for its education productivity suite, G Suite for Education, which includes Google Classroom, Docs, Sheets, Slides and a range of other tools.

Brightspace Autumn17 Release Offers Flexibility, Streamlined Features

D2L today unveiled the Autumn17 release of its Brightspace learning management system. The latest features focus on flexibility and streamlined workflows, according to a news announcement.

Itslearning Updates LMS with Better Reporting and Analytics Tools

With the new release, users can access reports on trends, current platform use, curriculum management and student performance.

Blackboard Integrates OpenEd OER with Learning Management Systems

Blackboard has partnered with OpenEd to integrate its open educational resources (OER) library with its learning management system (LMS) and other solutions.

How Our Enterprise LMS Helps Students Own and Lead Their Own Learning

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation in Indiana was looking for a tech-enhanced tool centered on teaching, collaboration and assessment, and went through three different learning management systems before settling on one that worked for teachers and students.

Canvas Adds Teacher App, Course Blueprints

A new feature dubbed "blueprint courses" offers templates for teachers to create courses and is designed to simplify management and deployment of centralized content for a consistent user experience among students across multiple courses.

Panopto Updates Video Platform with Canvas Gradebook Integration

The latest version of the Panopto video management platform now includes integration with Instructure Canvas Gradebook as well as customizable playlists.

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