Monday, October 21, 2019

The LMS war is over – or is it?

Carter, D. (2009) Blackboard, D2L declare truce eSchool News, December 17 The three-and-a-half-year court battle between learning management system (LMS) giant Blackboard Inc. and competitor...

Trends in learning management systems

Lowendahl, J-M., Zastrocky, M., and Harris, M. (2008) Gartner Higher Education E-Learning Survey 2007: Clear Movements in the Market Stamford CT: Gartner Inc. (available...

Open source software for research administration

Parry, M. (2009) Business Software, Built by Colleges for Colleges, Challenges Commercial Giants Chronicle of Higher Education, November 15 An article on the latest open...

Open source software for administrative systems

'While the open source movement has taken off in course management systems, with Moodle and Sakai as alternatives to the dominant Blackboard, the administrative...

Canadian virtualization technology delivers computer access to students in Brazil

Eisen, H. (2009) Green Teach: Canadian virtualization technology delivers computer access to millions of students in Brazil Backbone June/July Backbone is a bi-monthly magazine delivered...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.