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State of the US Higher Education LMS Market: 2014 Edition

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) I shared the most recent graphic summarizing the LMS market in November 2013, and thanks to new data sources it’s time for an update. As with all previous versions, the 2005 – 2009 data points … Continue reading

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New LMS Market Data: Edutechnica provides one-year update

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) In Fall 2013 we saw a rich source of LMS market data emerge. George Kroner, a former engineer at Blackboard who now works for University of Maryland University College (UMUC), has developed what may be the most … Continue reading

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InstructureCon: Canvas LMS has different competition now

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) For the first few years of the Canvas LMS, Instructure’s core message was ‘Canvas is better than Blackboard’. This positioning was thinly veiled in the company’s 2011 spoof of the Apple / 1984 commercial and even … Continue reading

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ITC Survey: Four trends to watch in LMS market for community colleges

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) The Instructional Technology Council (ITC), an affiliated council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), has conducted a distance education survey since 2004 focusing on online education trends among community colleges in the US … Continue reading

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Two-Year Anniversary of Blackboard Acquisition of Moodlerooms and NetSpot

By Phil HillMore Posts (317) Two years ago today, Blackboard made a dramatic change of course with a series of public announcements: Blackboard acquired two Moodle hosting and service providers — Moodlerooms in the US and NetSpot in Australia (although they had … Continue reading

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