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Is the LMS a Billion dollar Market?

After reading an article entitled “Billion-dollar e-learning market about to undergo major shift“, I started wondering if that number, the “billion dollar”, was actually a good evaluation. Several questions came to mind: Is this just the US value or world value? When they use ‘e-learning’, does that include LMS, MOOCs and peripheral systems? How does open source impact this […]

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Learning Management Systems in Canada

Canada has a long history with learning management systems. As you might already know, WebCT was originally developed at the University of British Columbia by a faculty member in computer science, Murray Goldberg. Another Canadian eLearning company, Desire2Learn, was founded by John Baker in 1999 after identifying his own unfulfilled need for learning online while studying Systems Design Engineering at the University of […]

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