What Is SafeAssign, And Will Moodle Fall Prey To A Plagiarism Epidemic Without It?

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2017/what-is-safeassign-and-will-moodle-fall-prey-to-a-plagiarism-epidemic-without-it/ http://blog.blackboard.com/exciting-plans-for-safeassign-bringing-originality-reporting-to-moodlerooms/ Some plagiarism services help educators penalize cheating. Blackboard’s SafeAssign “promotes originality.” A recent press release announces the upcoming availability of SafeAssign in Moodlerooms and Moodle in early 2018. Much like the other plagiarism services out there, SafeAssign matches student submissions against a comprehensive database of academic works. The product seems to be attuned to…

IMS Global Launches LTI Advantage Program

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2017/ims-global-launches-lti-advantage-program/ https://www.imsglobal.org/lti-advantage-overview The Learning Tools Interoperability standard (LTI) is a promising common language for platforms that host “tools,” or applications that can be part of a technology-based learning intervention. Under LTI, a system like Moodle can offer students activities hosted somewhere else online, get data about their performance and scores on those external activities, and incorporate it…

The future trends of online proctoring

Source: The future trends of online proctoring – Blackboard Blog This is a guest post by Michael London, President and CEO of Examity. Michael London is a recognized thought-leader in the education sector with more than 20 years of professional accomplishments and innovations. He founded Examity in April of 2013 and serves as its president and…

Moodlerooms, technology for education beyond the LMS | E-Learn Magazine

Source: Moodlerooms, technology for education beyond the LMS | E-Learn Magazine By: Christina Gómez Echavarría London, United Kingdom Phillip Miller is the International Vice President of Open Source services at Blackboard. He has worked there and in Moodlerooms, the main Open Source product for education from Blackboard for over 10 years. Phillip works with 1,500 Moodle clients…

Blackboard Acquires X-Ray Analytics for Moodle

From THE Journal by Joshua Bolkan URL: http://thejournal.com/articles/2015/07/02/blackboard-acquires-xray-analytics-for-moodle.aspx Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics tool for education, and plans to integrate it with its Moodlerooms and Moodle Enterprise learning management systems (LMS), among other products. X-Ray Analytics is designed to allow “instructors to support learners more efficiently by providing visualizations of past behavior and performances at…

LMS Stat’s

Have you ever wondered how the LMS you have chosen stacks up against the competition? Maybe you are thinking of investing time and/or money in an LMS. How would you choose one? Would you: Look at demo’s Listen to a sales pitch Go with something commercial Phone a friend What ever route you take does…