Zombie ideas = ed tech ideas that refuse to die even though we know they are monsterous.
Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2013, Pt 1, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Apps, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed | Permalink
Despite much talk about the demise of the LMS market, the end is nowhere in sight.
New Data for Higher Ed LMS Market, Phil Hill, e-Literate
in Blackboard, Coursera, Desire2Learn, edX, Industry Facts, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Stats | Permalink
How many of you have actually spent quality time in an adaptive learning platform?
5 Questions About Adaptive Learning Platforms, Joshua Kim, Inside Higher Ed
in Adaptive Learning, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure, Knewton, Learning Mgt Systems, Op-Ed | Permalink
It's part of a plan to rival LMS powerhouses like Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure.
Adrenna Purchased by Gilfus Ventures, Bill Flook, Business Journal (Washington)
in Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure, Investment, Learning Mgt Systems | Permalink
What does it mean if we view students (and their data) as a resource to be mined and extracted? What's gained? What's lost? What's depleted? Who profits? Who benefits?
Student Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Coursera, Desire2Learn, Knewton, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Personal Learning, Udacity, Who's Who | Permalink
Digital badges are integrated into Blackboard Learn and CourseSites.
Blackboard Validates Mozilla Digital Badges, Dian Schaffhauser, The Journal
in Badges, Blackboard, Learning Mgt Systems, News | Permalink
Series D financing round to help the company move closer to an eventual public offering.
in Blackboard, Instructure, Investment, Learning Mgt Systems | Permalink
Update primarily includes new analytics functionality targeted specifically to higher ed.
Desire2Learn Learning Suite Updates Mobile, Accessibility Tools, D. Schaffhauser, The Journal
in Desire2Learn, Learning Mgt Systems, News | Permalink
Co built “anti-SharePoint,” provides schools social & collaboration network for school groups.
Wiggio Bought by Desire2Learn, Terms Undisclosed, Lunden & Empson, TechCrunch
in Desire2Learn, Investment, Learning Mgt Systems | Permalink
Adaptive learning & data analytics will kill the standardized curriculum dominant in higher ed.
The Billion-Dollar Bet on an Adaptive Learning Platform, Phil Hill, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Apollo Group, Big Data, e-Learning, Facebook, Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Op-Ed, Personal Learning, Social Learning | Permalink
Schoology is a cloud-based, collaborative learning platform for K-12 & higher ed classrooms.
Schoology Launches SIS Integration Platform, Leila Meyer, THE Journal
in Ed Cloud Platforms, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Schoology | Permalink
DegreeCompass, a "virtual guidance counselor," was developed w Gates Foundation funds.
Desire2Learn Buys DegreeCompass, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
Question 1. What will be the big surprises of 2013 in Higher Ed tech?
2013 EdTech Predictions from Phill Hill, Joshua Kim, Inside Higher Ed
in Big Data, Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Social Learning | Permalink
Here are 8+ possible monitization strategies for MOOC and LMS providers.
Coursera Will Profit From Free Courses, Competition Heats Up, Giftus Education Group
in Blackboard, Coursera, Desire2Learn, Instructure, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, News, Udacity | Permalink
Survey: few campus IT leaders think their institutions are investing smartly in “Big Data."
Business as Usual, Steve Kolowich, Inside Higher Ed
in Big Data, Blackboard, Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, News | Permalink
LMS market has grown into a billion dollar industry with 100s of offerings. Here's the top 20.
Top 20 LMS for Education, [Infographic] edtechdigest
in Industry Facts, Infographics, Learning Mgt Systems, Stats, Top 'x' Lists | Permalink
Deal is 5th largest North American series A VC deal & largest ever for a Canadian software co.
Desire2Learn Raises $80 Million in !st Time VC Funding, Phil Hill, e-Literate
in Desire2Learn, Ed Cloud Platforms, Investment, Learning Mgt Systems | Permalink
What do teachers and students really need from systems supporting blended and e-learning?
The Alphabet Soup of Blended Learning, Chris Dawson, ZDNet
in Blackboard, e-Learning, Edmodo, Learning Mgt Systems, News | Permalink
Ed tech is going from LMS to a learner platform market; Piazza is one example.
Piazza- a Free Learning Tool Targeted at Faculty/Student Adoption, Phill Hill, eLiterate
in Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, Op-Ed, Piazza | Permalink
"The CMS became the IMS became the LMS became…"
The Wait is Over: LMS Merges with ePortfolios, Trent Batson, Campus Technology
in Learning Mgt Systems, News | Permalink
Can big data transform our education institutions?
Learning Analytics: the Future is Now, Deb Everhart, edtech digest
in Assessment Tech, Big Data, Blackboard, Learning Mgt Systems, Op-Ed | Permalink
K-12 Cloud-based LMS provider, Schoology, brings total funding now to $9.3 million.
Schoology Grabs $6M to Take on Blackboard, Moodle, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Ed Cloud Platforms, Investment, Learning Mgt Systems, Schoology | Permalink
2011 will stand out as the year when the LMS market passed the point of no return.
Farewell to the Enterprise LMS, Greetings to the Learning Platform, Phil Hill, e-Literate
What's ahead for educators and learners in 2012?
5 K-12 Ed TEch Trends for 2012, by D.A. Barber, THE Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, Digital Promise, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Personal Learning, Social Learning | Permalink
Pearson, Google upend services that affect nealy every instructor, student, and college in US.
A Jump Into Learning Management With a New, Free System, Josh Fischman, Wired Campus
in Google, Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Pearson | Permalink
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