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Jasig and Sakai Foundations To Pursue Merger

Is this merger a sign of reduced support for both projects and…

Blackboard Launches Open Source Services Group

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Blackboard Inc. today announced the launch of Blackboard Education Open Source Services, a new effort to support clients using open source education technologies. With the announcement, the company will continue to focus on its flagship Blackboard Learn ™ platform as well as ANGEL and Edline, while also helping institutions successfully manage open source learning management systems (LMS) including Moodle and Sakai.
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Blackboard Appoints Sakai Foundation Board Member Charles Severance to Lead Company’s Sakai Initiatives

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Blackboard Inc. today announced the appointment of Charles Severance, a longtime leader and one of the founders of the Sakai community, to a senior role to lead the company’s initiative on the Sakai open source learning management system (LMS).

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.