[caption id="attachment_46810" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Blackboard said Moodlerooms would not raise its prices."][/caption]

The decision had been made, student information had been transferred, and faculty had been trained to use the Moodle learning management system (LMS) hosted by Moodlerooms. Loyola University-Maryland had finally broken away from Blackboard, the LMS goliath. Until March 26, that is.

That’s when many campus technology leaders who had for years railed against Blackboard and advocated for open-source LMS options heard the news that, had it been announced April 1, would have made for an excellent April Fool’s joke.

“I was shocked,...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eCampus News Today email newsletter