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State of the US Higher Education LMS Market: 2014 Edition

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) 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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Opening Up the LMS Walled Garden

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) In yesterday’s post I described where I (and many others) see the LMS market heading in terms of interoperability. At the same time, the LMS does a very poor job at providing a lot of … Continue reading

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LMS and Open: The false binary is based on past, not future markets

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) D’Arcy Norman has an excellent blog post up titled “On the false binary of LMS vs. Open” that captures a false framing issue. We’re pushed into a false binary position – either you’re on the side … Continue reading

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) 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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The Resilient Higher Ed LMS: Canvas is the only fully-established recent market entry

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) For a few years starting in 2009, it seemed one of the best ways to raise VC funds or corporate internal investment was to say “we can beat Blackboard with a new cloud-based platform”. Witness … Continue reading

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