E-Learning & LMS

Echo360, Instructure Extend Partnership for Improved Analytics, Course Creation

Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

4 Features to Look for in a 21st Century LMS

Two districts share their experiences of choosing a learning management system that does a lot more than help teachers post assignments.

Canvas Adds AspirEDU Retention Tools

AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.

Blackboard, Pearson Partner on Data Management

Blackboard and Pearson have revamped the integration of Blackboard's teaching and learning solutions and Pearson PowerSchool student information system (SIS) in an effort to improve data management functionality.

U.S. Moodle Conference To Focus on Open Source in Education

The conference will feature Charlie Reisinger, IT director at Penn Manor School District, which, in 2013, launched Pennsylvania's largest high school 1-to-1 program using Linux and open source software.

LoudCloud Updates Competency Ed Platform with Simpler Course Authoring, Expanded LTI Compliance

LoudCloud Systems has updated its competency-based education platform, Fastrak, with an improved user experience, simplified course authoring and "paths" for students and teachers, among other enhancements.

Fayette County Schools Selects LMS To Boost Engagement, Achievement

Fayette County Public Schools has adopted a learning management system in an effort to improve student achievement and increase engagement with students, parents and the community.

Using Technology to Help Students Show Their Thinking

Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher Mark Hammons talks about the many ways that technology can help students reveal how they arrived at a given answer.

Moodle Gets Redesigned Navigation, User Interface Upgrade

Moodle has unveiled version 2.9 of the open source learning platform, featuring a navigation and user interface redesign focused on ease of use for students, educators and administrators.

Lightspeed Retires My Big Campus, Encourages Users To Adopt Itslearning

Lightspeed Systems will retire is learning management system, My Big Campus and has selected the itslearning platform as the preferred alternative for existing customers.