#blackboard BB loses its high profile clients

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.

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This month, the University of Texas at Austin will move its online content from Blackboard to Canvas, a program made by ed-tech competitor Instructure. Duke switched from Blackboard to Sakai in 2011. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill started a Sakai pilot program in 2008 and jumped ship from Blackboard in 2014.

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Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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