Students attending one of Virginia's Community Colleges (VCCS) have always been able to use a single username and password to access the Student Information System (SIS), Blackboard, and other centralized services. When Richmond, VA-based VCCS rolled out a single sign-on Enterprise Active Directory (EAD) in February, students, staff, and faculty members at eight of its schools began using that login information to access both state- and college-hosted resources across the entire system. The remaining 15 colleges will be online by the end of the year.
In an era when social media and mobile tools have become integral to campus life, the IT group at Purdue University (IN) is harnessing the technology to produce a growing suite of software, Purdue Studio Applications, all designed to enhance...
The 34 institutions that make up the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges are dropping their legacy LMS and moving to a cloud-based system.
The move followed a consortium-wide faculty review process, as well as two more extensive evaluation programs. All of the institutions had been using Angel LMS, which was acquired by Blackboard back in 2009. They'll be migrating to Instructure Canvas.
In an effort to enhance student-teacher interaction in the classroom, Fort Hays State University has renovated three classrooms on campus, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and sleek new furniture.