APEX, NC--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2014) - WizIQ, the online education company with 300,000 active educators and 3.7 million registered learners, today introduced the WizIQ LMS -- a powerful all-in-one learning management system (LMS) that sets a new standard for ease-of-use, convenience and affordability. The new WizIQ LMS is the only fully-integrated, cloud-based social learning platform tailored for the needs of a new generation of learners.
Even though support for the Angel learning management system will not officially end this month, plenty of institutions are apparently seeing the writing on the wall and jumping ship anyway. According to data compiled by Edutechnica.com, Angel has lost 39 institutional customers in the United States. During that same period Blackboard also lost 31 Blackboard Learn LMS customers. The only clear winner during the year has been Instructure, which gained 66 new institutional users, nearly making up the loss for the other two learning management systems (LMS).
Den senaste tiden har frågan: Varför skola? ställts i debatten mellan lärare - frågan har varit ett försök att lyfta kunskapssyn och didaktik ur nya perspektiv. En fråga som jag skulle vilja sätta ljus på är: Varför lärplattform? Själv använde jag tidigare en lärplattform då den erbjöd obegränsade möjligheter till uppladdning. För ett arbetslag som…
In yesterday’s post I described where I (and many others) see the LMS market heading in terms of interoperability. At the same time, the LMS does a very poor job at providing a lot of the learning technologies desired by … Continue reading →
The online education platform provider EdCast, Silicon Valley’s latest contribution to the ed-tech space, wants to be simultaneously massive and intimate, private and public -- and preferably to stay out of the spotlight.
Innovative companies often seek competitive advantage by empowering their people with knowledge. And learning initiatives that blend formal, informal and collaborative elements can be very effective at achieving that goal. But convincing people to learn and collaborate isn’t always easy — especially when new technology is being introduced. That’s when a thoughtful marketing strategy can make a big difference.
Capterra, a site to learn more about different software programs, has published its third update to the "Top 20 Most Popular LMS Software" lists this past June and Moodle is once again at the top. The rankings are determined by a weighted score that includes measurement of total users, number of customers, social presence and vendor size.
Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn™. With the addition of a software-as-a-service model (SaaS), Blackboard is now the only company to offer customers three different ways to host their system: locally on site, through Blackboard's Managed Hosting offering, or with the new SaaS/public cloud option.
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Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn™, the company announced today. With the addition of a Software-as-a-Service model (SaaS), Blackboard is now the only company to offer customers three different ways to host their system: locally on-site, through Blackboard's Managed Hosting offering, or with the new SaaS/public cloud option.
LMS - en utdøende koloss? Læringsplattformer/LMS-er blir vi vel aldri lei av? I hvert fall ikke som samtaletema. Utdannere, kursdesignere og administratorer mener høylytt i ulike nettfora, og frustrasjonen er ofte sterkere enn kjærligheten.
After a successful pilot of Canvas across Harvard schools during the 2013-2014 academic year and following in the footsteps of more than 600 other colleges and universities, including many of our Ivy Plus peers, Harvard is moving to the open source learning management system (LMS) Canvas.
With the recent announcement of Google Classroom, school districts and educators across the country that are currently integrating Google Apps for Education into their classrooms are awaiting the opportunity to gain access to Google’s workflow solution. While there are currently a number of workflow solutions and approaches within Google Drive that classroom teachers can take that range from manual organization and file / folder sharingto advanced automation with tools such as Doctopus, Google Classroom provides a viable option that strikes a balance – blending tight integration with Google Drive, an intuitive interface and advanced features that experienced Google Drive users are looking for.
Is there an inverse relation between the use of learning management systems (LMS) and social media in education? There does seem to be a certain conflict since they represent two very different types of learning environment for students. The LMS offers a secure all-inclusive enclosed arena with all services under one roof whereas social media offer a diverse, uncontrolled and highly personalised arena that the school/university has little influence over. The two would seem to be incompatible.
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