Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4


  • State of the LMS

    Watched an informative WebEx about The State of the LMS: An Insitution Perspective presented jointly by Delta Initiative and California State University. An true innovator in this market could become the leader. Market share numbers annoy me. These are always self-reported numbers from a survey. The sample sizes are almost always not very impressive and when […]

  • Blackboard Won Suit Against D2L

    Blackboard acquired patent ‘138 and brought a lawsuit against Desire2Learn. I would say 80-90% of the commentary about this case has been from anti-Blackboard crowd with about 90% of the rest from the let’s-wait-and-see crowd. Blackboard very much has been mum on the subject. I do not recall a blog of a single Blackboard supporter […]

  • links for 2007-11-09

    Podcast: An Interview with Lonnie D. Harvel, VP for Educational Technology at Georgia Gwinnet College Want to use cell phones to connect to Vista. (tags: universitysystemofga cellphone Blackboard_Vista) Learning Spaces | Resources | EDUCAUSE (tags: instructional_technology education)