Tag Archives: Blackboard

Comparing Fully-Online vs Mixed-Course Enrollment Data

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) Mike Caulfield wrote a post yesterday about a new Blackboard report on design findings regarding online students. The focus of Mike’s post was that people often assume that the norm for an “online” student is … Continue reading

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Previous LMS For Schools Moving to Canvas in US and Canada

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) During the most recent quarterly earnings call for Instructure, an analyst asked an interesting question (despite starting off from the Chris Farley Show format). Corey Greendale (First Analysis Securities Corporation):  Awesome. A couple of other things … Continue reading

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Blackboard CEO’s First 100 Days: Reorganization and Learn Ultra Updates

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) Just over four years after Providence Equity Partners acquired Blackboard and three years after they brought in Jay Bhatt to replace co-founder Michael Chasen, the company hired Bill Ballhaus as its new CEO at the beginning … Continue reading

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State of Higher Ed LMS Market for US and Canada: Spring 2016 Edition

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) This is the eighth year I have shared the LMS market share graphic, commonly known as the squid graphic, for (mostly) US higher education. The original idea remains – to give a picture of the … Continue reading

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Wheaton College Selects Schoology As New LMS In Surprise Decision

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) Schoology, a social cloud-based LMS known mostly used in the K-12 market, has set its sights on expanding into the higher education market using their recent $32 million funding round. Last January, Colorado State University’s … Continue reading

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