Manchester, New Hampshire may seem like an unlikely place for a revolution but Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has produced three remarkable innovations that have the potential to reshape the higher ed landscape.
Choosing an LMS can be a difficult for schools and districts, however it is a key decision in the planning of any blended learning environment. We recently talked with Megan Leich, Campus Coordinator for the BlendEd Consortium on how BlendEd approached such an important decision.
Classroom was designed to help teachers “create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and communicate with their classes with ease” through establishing a learning management system that integrates Docs, Drive, and Gmail.
Occasionally, things are not “too good to be true.” They are just that good and that true.
One of the challenges that schools face is finding tools and services that integrate seamlessly and with minimal effort. “Technology that chooses to adopt open, modern standards leads to innovation and information sharing across industries,” said Jared Stein, vice president of research and education at Instructure.
The grade book supports teachers as they build outcomes for learning modules and evaluate student growth towards mastery of these outcomes. The gradebook will book will available to all Canvas users, including those who utilize the free version.
Owing to underinvestment and weak demand articulation, learning management systems (LMS) are at least five years behind the growing demand for engaging, learner-centered, competency-based experiences that result in employment (and other favorable outcomes).