You may not have heard that Cisco has recently joined with Instructure to use the Canvas learning management system for its Cisco's international training of OVER ONE MILLION STUDENTS. This will be in addition to the already 2.9 MILLION REGISTERED STUDENTS on the Canvas LMS. This is huge and confirmation that our state made a … Continue reading Instructure/Canvas + Cisco
(from the find folks at Washington's State Board for Community and Technical Colleges) After a formal RFP process, the LMS RFP committee chose Instructure (Canvas) as the apparent successful vendor for the SBCTC learning management system contract. Here is their web site: http://www.instructure.com/ First, I want to thank the members of the committee. We all … Continue reading Canvas! Maybe? Looks Good!
Below is the link to the recording of the Desire to Learn Learning Management system. You might have to fast forward to get to that presentation. View the Elluminate Live! recording
Had a follow up session with Pearson Learning and what their LMS has to offer. They have all the latest apps for both iPads and other mobile devices. Integrates with "Turn it In." Also integrates with Elluminate. Nice look and feel to it. I will be posting the recording soon.
We had a preview of Sakai on Monday the 4th of April. Some quick notes were that they are an Open Source LMS, It has a great framework, strong eportfolio. An interesting piece of information is that students can upload into a private workspace and work wherever they are and once they are ready to … Continue reading Sakai Learning Management System
The link to the recording is attached, but when you view you will have to fastforward to about the 48.00 minute mark so you don't hear the whole meeting just the Desire2Learn Session: View the Elluminate Live! recording Some things that sould out at me were: The company focuses on Customer Success. Very Customizable Has … Continue reading Desire2Learn LMS Session
Awhile back there was a familiarity session done on Canvas. New this morning, an article came out on the new open-source LMS called Instructure was announced. Take a look at the article from The Chronicle of Higher Education: http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/upstart-course-management-provider-goes-open-source/29391
I had the opportunity to sit in on another familiarity session on the Canvas Learning Management System. This is one that struck the eLearning Advisory Group very well. This system is unique because it was created by faculty and students. Some interesting bit of information: It integrates with all browsers and Student Information Systems. Has … Continue reading Canvas Learning Management System
Blackboard 9.1 demo is on the agenda for the WashingtonOnline Advisory Group meeting on Monday, Nov. 29th at 11 a.m. The meeting takes place in this Elluminate room: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2008170&password=M.6572CB4EFB13FD9E7F09659413DBD6 . Details are on the WAOL webpage: http://www.waol.org/faculty_and_staff/WAOLAdvisory.aspx For more information on next steps(?) for our LMS, see the previous post on it.
I know, I know. This is the last thing most people want to be thinking about. But the state's contract with Blackboard for Angel LMS services expires in 2014. The statewide effort is underway to prepare for future decision-making. I can't stress enough that it is not decided that the state will move away from … Continue reading LMS: Next Steps?