Tag Archives: LMS

Blackboard and Moodle Now BFFs

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) As we have been writing about here for some time, there has been an open question about the future of Blackboard’s partnership with Moodle. Through its acquisitions, Blackboard has become the world’s largest Moodle support … Continue reading

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Wheaton College Selects Schoology As New LMS In Surprise Decision

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) 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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Barnes & Noble Education Buys LMS Provider LoudCloud Systems For $17.9 Million

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) Yesterday morning Barnes & Noble Education, the owner of 743 college bookstores and related services, announced the acquisition of LMS provider LoudCloud Systems for $17.9 million in cash. LoudCloud provides a traditional LMS for general higher … Continue reading

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Dammit, the LMS: The Play at Home Game

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) A while back, I wrote a rant about why LMSs fail to evolve. It got some…notoriety. Since Phil and I are now writing a bi-weekly column for the Chronicle‘s new Re:Learning section, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Data On Average Age Of Current LMS Implementation

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) This week Jim Julius asked on Twitter if anyone had data on average length of time US higher ed institutions have had their current LMS. @PhilOnEdTech Do you know of any stats on avg length … Continue reading

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