E-Learning & LMS

Canvas Adds Free Android App

Instructure has released Canvas for Android, a free app that allows students and faculty to access the company's learning management system from Android mobile devices.

Tennessee Districts Adopts New LMS for Online Learning

Tennessee's Putnam County School System will adopt a new learning management system in an effort to provide a more flexible and secure platform for online and blended learning.

'Mothership Project' Looks To Sync Courses Across Schools

Edvance360 is testing new learning management system cloning technology that the educational software company said will be of great interest to districts and schools that want to standardize curriculum across multiple locations.

Lightspeed Adds Standards, Reporting Features to LMS

New features in Lightspeed's learning management system aim to help teachers meet Common Core learning and assessment goals.

Forsyth County Schools Announces Partnership for Instructional Framework Development

Forsyth County Schools in Georgia has launched a five-year public/private partnership with the digital learning platform developer, itslearning, to develop Forsyth's instructional framework, Engage Me PLEASE.

Desire2Learn Expands Support for Web Conferencing, Captioning

Desire2Learn has unveiled new capabilities for its flagship learning platform, including integration with several collaboration, communication, and accessibility tools.

Blackboard Updates Student Interface in Learn Service Pack 10

Blackboard checked in with 600 students through focus groups and interviews, surveys, and usability testing to come up with a number of new features that appear in the latest service pack update of its learning management system. Likewise, the company said it also worked with 600 educators to refine Blackboard Learn SP10.

Blackboard Debuts Cloud-Based Learning Object Repository

Blackboard has started beta testing a new LMS-agnostic, cloud-based learning object repository, xpLor. Seventy-two K-12 schools, colleges, and universities have joined the beta program as of Nov. 5.

Desire2Learn LMS Update Streamlines Use, Encourages Video and Audio Additions

Desire2Learn has launched the first new release of its flagship learning management system (LMS) application suite following the infusion of an $80 million investment into the company.

Maryland Switches to New LMS for High School Courses, Teacher Development

The state of Maryland will deploy a new learning management system to offer high school online courses and professional development opportunities to teachers.

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