The Most Influential Open EdTech Foundation You Never Knew About — Ian Dolphin & Anne-Marie Scott, Apereo Foundation, at the eLearning Podcast with Stephen Ladek

Today I am glad to introduce to you what is perhaps the largest open source elearning organization you’ve never heard about. I’m talking about Apereo, a global network of open source advocacy in education. Unlike other approaches to open source, Apereo is here not just to share their open source tools, but to help in your open source development and sustainability journey.

The Best LMS According To AI Sentiment Analysis

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It’s hauntingly hard to find an optimal Learning Management System. By which, I mean to rely on one source of information, or a ratings and review portals. (We all know the problem with ratings.) Feature-based evaluations hint at capability, but it’s all too easy to see two LMS listing the same feature and get two […]

Sakai 19 And 20 Upgraded: What You Need To Know About The Open Source LMS

Wilma Hodges, Community Coordinator and Director of Training Initiatives at Sakai’s commercial partner Longsight, presented the US-based open source LMS latest features in an open webinar. 19? 20? What is Sakai? Sakai is the most popular US-based open source LMS, part of the Apereo Foundation which supports several open source initiatives. Compared with Moodle, it […]

West Coast Open EdTech Eyes Privacy, Video, Sakai & The Ecosystem: Apereo 2019 Highlights

Apereo Foundation held its annual Open Apereo 2019 Conference in Los Angeles, at the beginning of June. Disquieting ideas, updated Open Source tools, and lots of use cases delighted attendees in a jam-packed 5-day programme. Despite a great deal of common interests, Apereo and Moodle remain distant communities. Whether Open EdTech is better off joining […]

Check Out Sakai LMS Three-Year Roadmap (Infographic)

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Flexibility. Rubrics. The cloud. Early this year, the institutions behind Sakai agreed upon a three-year roadmap. It will align the community’s needs with the open source LMS outstanding features. A recently published infographic details the plans on a year-to-year basis. We have already witness some of its progress in 2019. April was the month for […]

POET group joins Apereo – Names Mike Churchward as Executive Director #POET

In a recent news, POET group has joined the Apereo Foundation Incubation program, engaging Apereo’s expertise in setting up successful Open Source organizations. Additionally, POET has named Mike Churchward as Executive Director to lead POET’s efforts to provide development resources to the Moodle open source project.