Educational Technology in Higher Education
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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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Box brings cloud collaboration to schools and universities

Box brings cloud collaboration to schools and universities | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Box believes it can help create "more modern classrooms" by introducing schools to its file-sharing technology.
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Instructure raises $30M for Canvas edtech platform

Instructure raises $30M for Canvas edtech platform | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Covering everything from K-12 and higher ed to MOOCs, Instructure gets support from Bessemer
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Canvas LMS Maker Launches Open Education Apps Directory -- InformationWeek

Canvas LMS Maker Launches Open Education Apps Directory -- InformationWeek | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Learning management system developer Instructure promotes the Learning Tools Interoperability specification as it preps its own Canvas App Center.
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Compare Canvas Learning Management System

Is Canvas the right fit for you? Take a moment to compare Canvas to the competitors in the Learning Management System market.
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Teaching and learning in the Cloud

Teaching and learning in the Cloud | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Around 60 instructors from across the district spent three days learning more about the county’s new learning management system...
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Hacking the Screwdriver: Instructure’s Canvas and the Future of the LMS

Hacking the Screwdriver: Instructure’s Canvas and the Future of the LMS | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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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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With $30M led by Bessemer, education startup Instructure eyes IPO

With $30M led by Bessemer, education startup Instructure eyes IPO | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Education startup Instructure has raised $30 million in a Series D round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and including Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures, EPIC Ventures and OpenView Partners.
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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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U South Florida drops BlackBoard for Instructure’s open-source LMS, Canvas

U South Florida drops BlackBoard for Instructure’s open-source LMS, Canvas | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it

The 47,000 student University of South Florida, which offers 232 degree programs spread across 5 campuses, has made a move to an open-source LMS provided by Instructure.

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A Bad Day for Canvas

A Bad Day for Canvas | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Yesterday was our first major “bad day” for Canvas, and it couldn’t have happened on a worse day since many of you were starting Fall classes.
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Cisco Teams Up With Instructure To Move The World’s Largest IT Classroom To The Cloud

Cisco Teams Up With Instructure To Move The World’s Largest IT Classroom To The Cloud | Educational Technology in Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Cisco Networking Academy is the largest education program in the world you've probably never heard of.
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