E-Learning & LMS

Blackboard Takes Mobile Apps to the End User

This fall, faculty and students will no longer need access to a Blackboard institutional license to use Blackboard mobile applications--as long as they're willing to shell out $5.99 for the software or pay an annual subscription fee of $1.99.

VitalSource E-Textbook Platform Coming to Blackboard Learn

Ingram's electronic textbook platform, VitalSource Bookshelf , is making its way to Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Mobile Learn.

Moodle 2.3.1 Addresses Security Issues

Moodle's developers have released Moodle 2.3.1 just two weeks after the last major (2.3) update. The new version (along with updates to four other development branches) addresses minor bugs and also corrects some as-yet-unspecified security vulnerabilities.

Moodle 2.3 Gets New Course Interface, Improved File Management

Moodle's developers have formally released version 2.3 of the open source learning management system Moodle. The latest release includes about 50 new features for end users, including major enhancements to the course interface and file management.

Pearson Launches Online Learning Platform to Serve Grades 6-12

Pearson announced the launch of GradPoint, an online learning platform for grades 6-12 that offers multiple learning paths to serve a wide variety of student needs.

Schoology Releases API and Digital Resource Repository

Schoology, which has an online learning management system by the same name that it makes available free to teachers, has released an application programming interface (API).

New Partnership Makes Learning.com Content Available in Blackboard Learn

In a joint announcement at ISTE, Blackboard and Learning.com unveiled a partnership to integrate Learning.com's catalog of K-12 content and tools directly into the Blackboard Learn LMS.

Meru and LanSchool Partner to Provide WiFi-based LMS

Meru Networks and LanSchool are collaborating to deliver a new WiFi-based LMS suitable for classroom, school, campus, or districtwide deployments.

Cisco Networking Academy Moves to Cloud-Based LMS

Teachers, administrators, and students who are part of the Cisco Networking Academy will soon have access to a cloud-based LMS.

Georgia To Provide Early Intervention and Assessment Software Tools to All Schools

The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) is providing every district and school across the state with software to support early intervention and assessment in the classroom.