open source learning management softwareWednesday, April 20, 2011
FeaturesWednesday, April 20, 2011
FeaturesWednesday, April 20, 2011
FeaturesWednesday, April 20, 2011
Open Source                    • https://github.com/instructure/canvas-lms                    • Behavior Driven Developmen...
New Technology                    •       Blackboard LMS uses      •   Canvas LMS uses Ruby on                            ...
Usability                    •       Blackboard is ugly to the   •   Canvas was designed with                            p...
Pricing Trends                                      Average of 52 LMS systems                            http://brandon-ha...
On the Web                    •       instructure.com                    •       canvas.instructure.com (demo)            ...
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  1. 1. open source learning management softwareWednesday, April 20, 2011
  2. 2. FeaturesWednesday, April 20, 2011
  3. 3. FeaturesWednesday, April 20, 2011
  4. 4. FeaturesWednesday, April 20, 2011
  5. 5. Open Source • https://github.com/instructure/canvas-lms • Behavior Driven Development using RSpec • Well documentedWednesday, April 20, 2011
  6. 6. New Technology • Blackboard LMS uses • Canvas LMS uses Ruby on Java Rails • Blackboard LMS is not • Canvas is RESTful and RESTful HTML5 compliant • Blackboard uses frames • Canvas does notWednesday, April 20, 2011
  7. 7. Usability • Blackboard is ugly to the • Canvas was designed with point that it is complete accessibility in inaccessible mind • Blackboard’s closed • Canvas integrates with source has led to apps students already use, security issues like Facebook • $$$ • FreeWednesday, April 20, 2011
  8. 8. Pricing Trends Average of 52 LMS systems http://brandon-hall.com/richardnantel/2007/03/28/lms-pricing-trends/Wednesday, April 20, 2011
  9. 9. On the Web • instructure.com • canvas.instructure.com (demo) • spcourse.comWednesday, April 20, 2011

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