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A scoop it magazine focusing on educational technology in higher education.
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Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption

Some Lessons Learned Supporting OER Adoption | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The tl;dr: Supporting effective OER adoption at scale has its problems. Many of these problems have openly licensed solutions. Sometimes it makes sense to
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Open edX: The open source learning management system for corporations and non-profits

Open edX: The open source learning management system for corporations and non-profits | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
In 2013 edX released its open source software to the world, allowing anyone, including for-profit companies, to use it.
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The EDUCAUSE NGDLE and an API of One's Own -

The EDUCAUSE NGDLE and an API of One's Own - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1030) I have been meaning for some time to get around to blogging about the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative’s (ELI’s) paper on a Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) and Tony Bates’ thoughtful response to it. The core … Continue reading →
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The Resilient Higher Ed LMS: Canvas is the only fully-established recent market entry - e-Literate

The Resilient Higher Ed LMS: Canvas is the only fully-established recent market entry - e-Literate | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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 Coursekit / Lore, Instructure / … Continue reading →
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New data available for higher education LMS market -

New data available for higher education LMS market - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Despite much talk about the demise of the LMS market, the end is nowhere in sight. Unlike many of the newer learning platform concepts (e.g.
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The IMS's New "Caliper" Learning Analytics Interoperability Framework Is Deeply Interesting -

The IMS's New "Caliper" Learning Analytics Interoperability Framework Is Deeply Interesting - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The IMS has announced the initial public release of something they call Caliper, which they characterize as a learning analytics interoperability framework. But it’s actually much, much more than that.
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What does Devlin Daley's departure mean for Instructure? -

What does Devlin Daley's departure mean for Instructure? - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Despite all the media hype on MOOCs over the past two years, perhaps the most important recent market entry for ed tech has been Canvas, the LMS from Instructure. Instructure was founded in 2008 by Brian Whitmer and Devlin Daley.
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Moodle has quietly become the dominant LMS for online service providers -

Moodle has quietly become the dominant LMS for online service providers - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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 are adopting and using Moodle.
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Desire 2 Improve -

Desire 2 Improve - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Phil and I spent some time at Desire2Learn’s FUSION conference the other week, and it was an interesting experience.
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Blackboard Co-Founders Says Online Education Set To Put Price Pressure On Traditional Schools | TechCrunch

Blackboard Co-Founders Says Online Education Set To Put Price Pressure On Traditional Schools | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
One of the early pioneers of online education, Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen, was one of the speakers at Startup Festival in Montreal today, and while he's focused on a new startup called SocialRadar that isn't education-focused, but he...
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Hannah Kramer's comment, July 16, 2013 6:30 AM
will do
Chris Carter's comment, July 16, 2013 11:01 AM
Thanks! We looked at Moodle as an LMS. It sounds like your team is looking at Blackboard?
Hannah Kramer's comment, July 16, 2013 7:36 PM
yes amongst others
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Fujitsu and MIT Announce First-of-its-kind Breakthrough Higher Education Learning Platform : Fujitsu Canada

Fujitsu and MIT Announce First-of-its-kind Breakthrough Higher Education Learning Platform : Fujitsu Canada | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Navigation and simulation technology solves challenges of online learning systems
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The MOOC as Three Kinds of Learning Management System

The MOOC as Three Kinds of Learning Management System | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Examining how Coursera's resources and platforms might be used in state universities.
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Why University Learning Management Systems are the temporary classrooms of today

Why University Learning Management Systems are the temporary classrooms of today | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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The Reeducation of Blackboard, Everyone’s Classroom Pariah

The Reeducation of Blackboard, Everyone’s Classroom Pariah | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Students find Blackboard at turns frustrating, migraine-inducing, and burdensome–and its CEO knows it.
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An Example Why LMS Should Not Be Only Part of Learning Ecosystem -

An Example Why LMS Should Not Be Only Part of Learning Ecosystem - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
By Phil HillMore Posts (327) In Michael’s initial post on the Post-LMS, he built on this central theme: Reading Phil’s multiple reviews of Competency-Based Education (CBE) “LMSs”, one of the implications that jumps out at me is that we see a much more … Continue reading →
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D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic -

D2L raises $85 million but growth claims defy logic - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Yesterday D2L announced a second round of investment, this time raising $85 million (a mix of debt and equity) to go with their $80 million round two years ago (see EDUKWEST for a useful roundup of news and article links). While … Continue reading →
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State of the Anglosphere's Higher Education LMS Market: 2013 Edition -

State of the Anglosphere's Higher Education LMS Market: 2013 Edition - | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
I shared the most recent graphic summarizing the LMS market in September 2012, and thanks to new data sources it’s time for an update.
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Gamification - What is it and What it is in Moodle

This presentation focuses on a number of areas. It first deals with an ov
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Open badges and Moodle - What and Why!

OPEN BADGES & MOODLE What Why Where When Why but mostly, badges are serious stuff! Gavin Henrick Learning Technology Services http://www.lts.ie
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Does the LMS of the Future Need to Be Mobile, Social and Open-Source?

Does the LMS of the Future Need to Be Mobile, Social and Open-Source? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A closer look at how colleges are handling learning management software.
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Can learning management survive the freedom of wirearchy?

Can learning management survive the freedom of wirearchy? | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Many years ago Jon Husband coined the phrase “wirearchy” to express the concept of a non hierarchical, distributive way of working.
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Blackboard May Double or Triple Spending on Software Development - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Blackboard May Double or Triple Spending on Software Development - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Blackboard Announces New MOOC Platform - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Blackboard Announces New MOOC Platform - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Do you use blackboard?

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Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market | TechCrunch

Instructure Lands A Hefty $30M To Take On The Blackboards And Moodles In A Multi-Billion Dollar eLearning Market | TechCrunch | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Learning Management System market is a wild and wooly place -- relatively speaking, of course.
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