Tag Archives: Moodlerooms

Moodle has quietly become the dominant LMS for online service providers

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) One subject that we have not covered much at e-Literate lately is the market position of Moodle. Given the significant LMS market changes over the past two years, it might be worth considering how institutions … Continue reading

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The Blackboard Announcements, Part 2: Can Open Source Be Bought?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) I have gotten a lot of email from folks who moved to Moodle (often from Blackboard CE) because they wanted to get away from Blackboard and they thought that open source was “safe.” In my … Continue reading

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Summary of Statements by Key Players in Blackboard Announcement, Including Competitors

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) Given all the news and discussion surrounding Blackboard’s strategy change last week, I thought that it would be useful to collect the public statements from Blackboard and their competitors in one place. No analysis, no … Continue reading

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Blackboard Confronts Erosion of Market Share, Makes a Major Change in Strategy

By Phil HillMore Posts (385) In a series of announcements that has the educational technology world buzzing, Blackboard reversed their strategy of their core LMS business. Blackboard acquired two Moodle hosting and service providers – MoodleRooms in the US and … Continue reading

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Blackboard Acquires Moodlerooms and Netspot

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1052) Press release is here. This is obviously a gob smacker of a story. I’m going to take a few days, talk to a few folks, and think about the implications before I write a reaction … Continue reading

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