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New Course Management System — Coursekit

November 30, 2011 by Mary Ann Chappell LMS Applications, News No Comments

There is a new learning management system on the block — Coursekit.   According to the Wired Technology post, Coursekit “emphasizes social networking and an easy-to-use interface.”

Security Hole in Blackboard

September 23, 2011 by Sarah Cheverton Blackboard, News No Comments

Here’s a link to the online article about the recently discovered “zero-day” security hole in Blackboard that would allow a hacker to change grades and steal student information: http://www.scmagazineus.com/zero-day-holes-found-in-blackboard-platform/article/212156/.

I created a PDF of the article in case the link disappears: http://sites.jmu.edu/lms/wp-content/plugins/shorty/dropbox/Dropbox/LMS_Documents/Zero-day_holes_found_in_Blackboard_platform_-_Print_Article_-_SC_Magazine_US.pdf

EDUCAUSE Instructional Technology Listserv

August 25, 2011 by Andrea Adams Administrative, LMS Features, News No Comments

LMS research and assessment is sometimes referenced on the EDUCAUSE Instructional Technology Listserv. You can subscribe to the listserv or access and search the  archive at http://listserv.educause.edu/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A0=INSTTECH

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