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Canvas Network – Are the LMS and MOOC Markets Colliding?

This article was originally posted at e-Literate Six weeks ago I posted a new graphic on the LMS market which included MOOCs in the same view as traditional LMS solutions. In the comments to the post there was an interesting note from Josh Coates (Instructure CEO) in response to whether MOOCs should be so closely aligned with the LMS market: i agree with you [fellow commenter Bob Puffer] that MOOCs aren’t the same thing …Read More

State of the Higher Education LMS Market: A Graphical View

        This article was originally posted at e-Literate The transformation of the higher education LMS market continues, and I expect more changes over the next 2 – 3 years. However, it seems time to capture the state of the market based on changes over the past year or two. I shared the most recent graphic summarizing the market in mid 2011. As with all previous versions, the …Read More

Cisco Networking Academy Selects Canvas as New LMS to Replace Homegrown System

It’s summertime, so the LMS news continues . . . Cisco Networking Academy, which bills itself as the “world’s largest classroom” with over 1 million students in 165 countries, announced that the program has selected Instructure’s Canvas as its new LMS, replacing a homegrown system in use for over 15 years. The initial announcement was made at Instructure’s user conference, and a more formal announcement will be made Monday at the Cisco Networking …Read More

Recent LMS Selections Hint at Continuing Market Changes

         This article was originally posted at e-Literate Now that we’re in the middle of June – near the end of the fiscal year for many schools and leading up to user conferences for many LMS vendors – we are starting to see some significant LMS and learning platform announcements. While we typically have a surge in announcements this time of year, this year there are indications …Read More

Summary of Statements by Key Players in Blackboard Announcement, Including Competitors

This article was originally posted at e-Literate Given all the news and discussion surrounding Blackboard’s strategy change last week, I thought that it would be useful to collect the public statements from Blackboard and their competitors in one place. No analysis, no interviews, just statements. I have a feeling that this might provide a rich source of analysis 6 – 12 months from now. Blackboard Official Announcements On March 26th, …Read More