LMS data Updates – Fall 2016: Moodle share continues to shrink #Moodle

October 15th, 2016

EduTechnica team have released the LMS data updates for Fall 2016 and our adored open source LMS – Moodle has been the second most popular LMS by number of institutions and stays a popular choice for smaller colleges. Read More

Moodle ranked 27th in Top 200 tools for online learning – down by 12 places @moodle

October 14th, 2016

Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies has recently published the list of top 200 tools for online learning and our beloved open source LMS – Moodle has got the 27th position worldwide, which is inferior as compared to the last year performance. Read More

Kaplan University choose D2L’s Brightspace LMS – #eLearning #Moodle

June 22nd, 2016

Kaplan University, one of the largest online educators in the United States, signed the contract with Desire2Learn (D2L) following a comprehensive RFP process that culminated in a 40-day onsite, intensive evaluation comparing Brightspace with competing LMS offerings. Read More

LMS Data Updates – Spring 2016 : Moodle share drops by 1.5% #Moodle

March 23rd, 2016

Edutechnica have shared the LMS data updates for Spring 2016 which shows a considerable drop in the share of Blackboard and Moodle with Canvas almost standing at a constant market share.

The report also considers the fact that BlackBoard has launched Learn SaaS/Ultra, ANGEL reaching its End-Of-Life in October and Pearson exiting from the LMS space. Read More

What’s driving the LMS buying behavior by Eduventures #LMS

February 17th, 2016

Eduventures has published their comprehensive report over the buying behavior from over 20 different LMS platforms.

The report concludes that there are only four major contenders for new LMS business and the market share is evenly split for BlackBoard Learn, Brightspace (D2L), Canvas (Instructure) and Moodle/MoodleRooms. Read More

#blackboard BB loses its high profile clients

August 24th, 2015

Blackboard Inc., Moodle partner is again in news for loosing its high profile clients to other open source LMS software’s. Acc. to the news by Washington post (here), BB has lost its market share from 90% in 2006 to 44% today. Read More

Adobe Flash will be continued with PoodLL for sometime

July 19th, 2015

Since Adobe flash is again in news because of a security threat that has Firefox blocking it and Facebook calling for its death, so what is going to happen with our popular PoodLL plugin and Flash?

Justin Hunt (the PoodLL guy) has posted on his PoodLL blog about the continued support for flash for sometime with moving to webrtc (html5 recording) in time for PoodLL 3 this year. Read More

New Plugin – Course Publish

June 9th, 2015

Course publish is a new plugin in the Moodle plugins database which allows you to publish a course link to a particular Facebook page.

After creating a course, add course publish block in course page and Click “Login with Facebook” link and the course link “<moodlepath>/course/view.php?id=?<course id>” is published in particular page. Read More

WebRTC Experiments module updated for Moodle 2.7 & 2.8

April 10th, 2015

WebRTC Experiments is an activity module maintained by Daniel Neis Araujo, which allows people on your Moodle site to interact more freely. It uses the code from http://webrtc-experiment.com/ to implement an activity module for Moodle.

The current version fixes a bug with scales. As this module does not use grades, it is now disabled. Read More

LMS Stats: Moodle and Canvas see Gains, BloackBoard declining

April 5th, 2015

Edutechnica has done a great work in collecting all the information for tracking and trending global LMS usage. This time the Edutechnica team has increased their data set to include all US higher education institutions with more than 700 students. Read More