LMS Review

CSU LPS (learning platform system) site: http://csulps.com/
This is the background information for the CSU-wide master enabling agreement RFP. The result was CSU-wide contracts for Blackboard, Canvas, and D2L.

Bb Ultra

https://www.coursesites.com
Anyone can go to Blackboard’s CourseSites and set up - and offer - a class.

http://mfeldstein.com/bbworld-report-blackboard-may-be-turning-around/

Canvas

https://www.canvaslms.com/
You can “Try Canvas Free” (upper right button)

The CSU Chancellor’s office held a webinar, “Instructure/Canvas Overview and Discussion” on August 25: http://csulps.com/2016/08/25/instructurecanvas-overview-and-discussion/

http://mfeldstein.com/instructurecon-2017-culture-competitive-weapon/

Brightspace (D2L)

https://www.d2l.com/ 
You can also try D2L free.

The CSU Chancellor’s office held a webinar, “Brightspace by D2L” on October 12: http://csulps.com/2016/10/14/webinar-on-brightspace-by-d2l/

http://mfeldstein.com/lms-revival-d2l-picking-new-customers-showing-can-listen/

Questions and Answers:

Q: Why are we not looking at other LMS?
A: The CSU system participated in an extensive and expensive process to explore various LMS systems. The three that have been selected for the CSU-wide contracts is Blackboard, Canvas, and D2L.

Resources:

E-literate: http://mfeldstein.com/
Maintained by Phil Hil and Michael Feldstein. Great information about the LMS market.

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