Essentials by Desire2Learn
DESIRE2LEARN is lowering the ante for campuswide coursemanagement system adoption with a new version of its CMS forbrick-and-mortar and virtual schools with fewer than 5,000 users.A web-based suite hosted by Desire2Learn, Essentials wasdesigned to enable smaller institutions to access a powerful enterprise-scale application. The program provides for customization ofelements such as news, user guides, and events. Features alsoinclude a variety of question types for quizzes and tests, trackingof student involvement in the system, and blogging functions. Price:Determined on a case-by-case basis.
This article originally appeared in the 05/01/2007 issue of THE Journal.
Large school districts face some of the most multifaceted computing demands of any organization today. Teachers and students need fast networks and constant connectivity, while administrators and IT teams require tight security and system flexibility. Read how a recent migration project in Portland, Oregon, demonstrates how modern cloud technologies can help school IT leaders meet and exceed these demands.