An Overview Of 4 Popular Learning Management Systems For Higher Education

| October 2, 2018

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This article provides an overview of 4 popular Learning Management Systems for higher education. It talks about Blackboard, Moodle, Infrastructure Canvas, and D2L, and compares them for features that could be useful, specifically for higher education.There are a myriad of tools that have come up in the recent years for managing online learning in higher education. But, Learning Management Systems (LMS) are still at the center of it all. Most educators and administrators rely upon an LMS for developing course content, tracking student progress, measuring and reporting student performance. Raptivity, an interactivity building tool, with a host of customers in the higher education space, surveyed their personnel for their favorite LMS option(s). Here are the four names that we came across:One of the most popular LMS choices in the education segment, Blackboard has ruled this space for years and continues to be one of the leading players. Blackboard comes both as software as a service (SaaS) model and a non-SaaS model. With Blackboard Learn, educators can deliver assessments and track grades, along with the ability to manage both blended and online classes.

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