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Ten Critical Steps in Choosing a Learning Management System

The learning management system you select for your program can be the best decision you’ve ever made. It can just as easily be your worst mistake, and one that you’re stuck with for years. This seminar will explain how to evaluate your current technological needs, develop an LMS selection process, and implement that process successfully.

Online Seminar • Thursday, May 1st, 2014 • 1:00 pm Central

AspirEDU Attains Certified Partner Status with Canvas by Instructure

AspirEDU, a company specializing in data driven educational analytics, announced that it has attained Certified Partner status with Canvas, joining the ranks of other Canvas partners such as Pearson, McGraw Hill, Wiley and Adobe. Canvas by Instructure is a cloud native learning management system (LMS) used every day by more than 400 colleges, universities and school districts. In addition, the Cisco Networking Academy selected Canvas to power “The World’s Largest Classroom.”


Panopto and Instructure Expand Integration between Lecture Capture and Learning Management Systems

Video platform provider Panopto today announced a unique, expanded integration with Canvas, an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) by Instructure, enabling educators and students one-click access to Panopto-recorded video lectures inside Canvas and enabling IT administrators one-click integration of all courses and lectures.


Blackboard Unveils Major Update for Flagship LMS

Blackboard unveiled a major new release for its flagship LMS Blackboard Learn™, marking a significant milestone in the company’s effort to bring new innovation to its core teaching and learning products. The release brings a fresh approach to the user interface, an emphasis on social learning and significantly improved value for institutions and educators working to improve student retention.


Pearson Launches OpenClass, a Free LMS

In a major move to increase access and collaboration in higher education, last week Pearson launched a free learning management system (LMS) delivered from the Cloud. Dubbed OpenClass it offers institutions and instructors the ability to engage and interact with their students using the collaborative technologies that students are embracing.


Integrating Social Media into Online Education

Many people take it on faith that online education must be run through a learning management system (LMS) like Blackboard, Angel, etc. Those systems were originally designed to allow faculty to move their courses online without having to learn HTML coding. They provided all of the tools needed to deliver an online course in one package.