This Week in Review – October 1st to October 7th


North American Higher Ed LMS Market Share by Enrollments: A consolidating market

It was reported, in July of this year, that Canvas had overtaken Blackboard as the US market leader in terms of institutional adoptions as well as scaled by enrollment. However, information on market share by enrollment has not been easy to access, something that we are now trying to disseminate more broadly.

Source: e-Literate


Experts Weigh In on IT Governance Best Practices

When it comes to IT governance, IT leaders must take all members of the campus ecosystem into account.

“Institutions evolve in response to a complex interplay of factors: the changing needs of stakeholders, emerging technological capabilities, demographic and workforce trends,” says Ryan Peterson, magazine editor.

Source: EdTech

Learning Management System - Universidad San Sebastian

USS: First University in Chile to Implement Blackboard Ultra

In Chile, there are more than 350,000 students who use the Blackboard as their learning management system. While all universities use the original Blackboard LMS, San Sebastian University just signed an agreement to become the first University in Chile to implement Blackboard Ultra, a version that has "proven to be much more efficient in student learning and more intuitive in its use for academics and students, "said Magdalena Vicuña, Director of USS On-Line Learning .

Source: Universidad San Sebastian News (blog)

Online Management System - Belhaven University / Torrens University

Sunlands Online Education Group Partners with International Universities to Offer Graduate and Post-Graduate Programs

Sunlands Online Education Group today announced that it has initiated partnerships with five international universities to offer Chinese students a broader range of graduate and post-graduate programs via its one-to-many online platform.

"There is strong demand among Chinese students who are keen to build on their academic credentials and study overseas, but many students don't have the resources needed to realize this dream. [...]" says Mr. Tongbo Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Sunlands.

Source: Cision PR Newswire

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