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July 21, 2011 by Sarah Cheverton LMS Features 1 Comment

Michael Feldstein has an interesting post on updates being made at Desire2Learn.  Desire2Learn has recently acquired a lecture capture hardware and software product suite.  Feldstein feels “Ubiquitous audio and video recording are going to be pretty much required in an LMS platform within a year or two.”

You may want to add audio and video capture to your LMS wishlist.

Here is the link to the full post:

Article Lists

July 15, 2011 by Cheri Duncan Articles No Comments

I’ve shared two article lists in Google Docs with the group.  You should have received emails to this effect, but I’m also sharing the links below.

Let me know if you have any questions.



July 11, 2011 by Grover Featured, LMS Applications No Comments

Canvas is a modern take on an LMS by Instructure. It uses up-to-date technologies and a modern approach to user interface design to create a holistic, clean interface built around student and instructor workflows.

JMU has an evaluation Canvas account at If you’d like access to it, just contact Grover at

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Initial Blackboard log file analysis

July 7, 2011 by knab2ar Assessment, Blackboard, Featured No Comments

I started working on the Blackboard log file analysis to find out which features are used and how heavily.  I only imported log files for July 1 through July 7, so this is not necessarily representative, but I think it shows that the data for a full year would give us a good idea of what users are doing. … Continue Reading


June 29, 2011 by Kevin Hegg Featured, LMS Applications, Sakai No Comments

I have created a hosted SAKAI course. Log in and go to the backroom for more details.

Countdown to RFP Due Date on January 15, 2012


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