Tag Archives: open source

UC Davis, Sakai, and Open Source

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) Phil has been a busy boy, putting out two pieces about some Blackboard research that had gotten some negative responses and two more on a horrifically bad LMS outage for UC Davis and other universities using support vendor Scriba. Our main schtick … 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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State of the US Higher Education LMS Market: 2015 Edition

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) I shared the most recent graphic summarizing the LMS market in October 2014, and thanks to revised data sources it’s time for an update. As with all previous versions, the 2005 – 2009 data points are … Continue reading

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Why Moodle Matters

By Phil HillMore Posts (409) For a large portion of our readers who deal mostly with US higher education, it could be easy to dismiss Moodle as an LMS and an idea past its prime. Market data from Edutechnica shows … Continue reading

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Is Kuali Guilty of “Open Washing”?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1071) Phil and I don’t write a whole lot about Student Information Systems (SISs) and the larger Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) suites that they belong to, not because they’re unimportant but because the stories about them … Continue reading

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