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2014-04-16 23:16:11

Services Include Enhancements to Sakai Gradebook along with Hosting and Managed Services Gilbert, AZ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Unicon, Inc., a leading IT consulting, services, and support provider specializing in open source for the education technology market, today announced that is has engaged with FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising for Sakai services. Unicon performed enhancements to the Sakai Gradebook tool, and is providing hosting and managed services for FIDM’s...

2013-04-11 08:34:21

Asahi Net, together with rSmart, to further Sakai's mission to advance teaching and learning while rSmart to focus on higher education enterprise resource planning with the Kuali Platform SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asahi Net International and rSmart, providers of technology solutions for higher education, jointly announced today that Asahi Net International has acquired rSmart's learning management division, which builds solutions on the open source, community...

2012-03-26 10:25:11

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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(TM) platform as well as ANGEL and Edline, while also helping institutions successfully manage open source learning management systems (LMS) including Moodle and Sakai. The move complements...

2012-03-26 10:25:07

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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). Severance's work is part of a new business launched by Blackboard - Blackboard Education Open Source Services - to support institutions using open source learning management systems like Moodle and Sakai....

2011-10-19 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Unicon to improve interoperability of Cengage Learning's digital content and solutions within the open source Sakai courseware management platform. The integration will enhance the implementation of the IMS LTI standard that is developed and maintained by the Sakai community. All source code...

2009-11-05 09:20:00

DENVER, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sakai Foundation is seeking nominees for its third annual international Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award. Representatives from the Foundation announced next year's competition at the EDUCAUSE Conference in Denver, CO, today. The intent of the award is to highlight examples of innovative and transformative educational applications of Sakai. The third annual Teaching With Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) will continue to build on the energy...

2009-07-09 07:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Winners of the second annual Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award (TWSIA) were announced this morning during an award ceremony at the 10th International Sakai Conference taking place in Boston, MA. The first-place award winner is Dr. Andrea Crampton from Charles Sturt University (Australia) for her course "Introduction to Forensic Science." Second place went to Dr. Edith Sheffer from Stanford University (USA), for her course "Germany and...

2009-06-09 07:15:00

Enables educators and administrators to easily evaluate and use world-class learning environment HOUSTON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- click2try (http://www.click2try.com), a community site that makes it easy to try and use Open Source software, today announced it has added Sakai CLE to its online catalog of Open Source applications. Sakai is an enterprise-level collaboration and learning environment for educators. Sakai is an Open Source application that lets individual instructors customize the...

2008-10-27 15:00:14

The executive directors from The Sakai Project and JASIG/uPortal will each deliver a LIVE Webinar executive briefing broadcast from EDUCAUSE covering the current state of their respective open source technology platforms and the future direction of their communities. Presented by Michael Korcuska of the Sakai Project and Jonathan Markow of JASIG and uPortal, the LIVE Webinars will take place on Thursday, October 30, 2008 from 12:35 p.m. to 1:35 p.m. EDT. To register for the Web event, visit:...

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2008-08-28 12:05:00

Duke University made headlines in 2004 when it handed out Apple iPods to every incoming freshman. The Durham [N.C.] school began giving away the popular digital music players to see whether it made sense to record lectures and make digital copies available outside the classroom. The university still provides iPods to students who need them, but in most cases, first-year students already have one when they arrive, says Julian Lombardi, Duke's assistant vice-president for information...