September 27, 2019 D2L Brightspace and Aria, an Accessibility Platform, Announce Partnership
Following on the heels of Blackboard Ally accessibility integrating with D2L, D2L announced a strategic partnership with Aria, a service for blind and low-vision people.
September 27, 2019 Moodle Releases Update Removing Ability to Post to Moodle.net
Moodle, an open-source Education LMS, released an update on Sept. 9, that removes the ability to share courses on moodle.net as well as removing the community finder block. This is in anticipation of the relaunch of moodle.net in November 2019.
August 25, 2019 Sakai 2019
Sakai has recently launched its 2019 version, which includes many new features that target areas like communication and collaboration tools and facilitate content creation and delivery.
August 21, 2019 PowerSchool Unified Classroom Integrates MS OneNote
PowerSchool Unified Classroom integrates MS OneNote.
August 14, 2019 Canvas Launches Plagiarism Detection Tool
Canvas has partnered with Proctorio to introduce two new plagiarism detection tools.
August 14, 2019 D2L Demonstrates Commitment to Special Needs Through Aira Partnership
Learning management system D2L collaborates with accessibility software leader Aira
August 13, 2019 Blackboard Ally Accessibility Tool Expands to D2L Brightspace
With Blackboard’s expansion of its accessibility solution, it covers all major ed-LMS vendors including Canvas, Moodle, and now D2L Brightspace. This underscores Blackboard’s commitment to ensuring all students and users have access to digital content and that administrators can create an inclusive environment.
July 04, 2019 The Follett-Fujitsu Partnerships Lands in Ontario
The Ontario Education Collaborative Market awards Vendor of Record for Student Information System Follett Aspen and Fujitsu.
May 15, 2019 The Emerging Field of Learning Analytics in Education Learning Management Systems
The real benefit of having an education LMS is the ability of professors to track learning and for universities to save students before they drop out. This not only will improve student learning, but also prevent the loss of revenue from students who drop out.
April 22, 2019 Blackboard Learn Ultra Increases Video Capability With Panopto Integration
Panopto, a video management platform, integrates with Blackboard Learn Ultra to make it easier for users and instructors to create, capture, and share videos within courses.