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Virtual schools are multiplying, but some question their educational value

By Lyndsey Layton and Emma Brown, Published: November 26, 2011 WashingtonPost.com A…

Open Source Course Management Systems Get a Shot at Tenure

Sept. 10th 2008 Open source software encourages learning, the exchange of knowledge and information, and project improvements that rely as much on its users, and its developers' colleagues, as it does the developer. It's not unlike education. Ideally, learning is a continuous cycle of taking in, processing, and giving back, with modifications.

Bricks and Clicks - Brandon Hall and Elliot Maisie

October 24th,2004 "E-learning is going to disappear as a [distinct] concept," predicts Matthew Pittinsky, chairman of Blackboard Inc., whose course-management and other software served 15,000 students in 1998 and six years later reaches 12 million in 50 countries.

Networked Learning Environment - Stepping Beyond Courses to a More Expansive Online Learning Experience

October 1st, 2004 A Networked Learning Environment in the Inter­net age applies new technology to a very old con-cept—that learning is much more than classes and grades. It is about the learning that takes place in a vibrant community of people and resources. The Internet has removed the limits of time and proxim­ity that once restricted this community. In a true Networked Learning Environment, any student, instructor or researcher can access any learning resource at anytime from anyplace.

Course Management Software Multidisciplinary Applications of CourseInfo to Motivate Students in Traditional Course Settings

Authors: Ellen R. Cohn, University of Pittsburgh. Gary P. Stoehr,…