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10 Hottest LMS Companies - 2015

Amidst the rapid technology evolution, the education industry is profoundly changing through time and generating equally significant changes in the Learning Management System (LMS) area. Flexible tools to support well-planned blended learning scenarios are emerging as teachers in education arena experiment with technology, looking for new ways to enhance the ways of teaching.

In the past, LMS has been somewhat an underappreciated learning environment component, but its institutional importance has risen over time. Today, LMS has become an important face for the institutions as it evolves into a primary access point for students’ course material and interactions.

By hosting thousands of courses and storing multifaceted pages of content, LMS is continuously helping student and faculty activities with easy workflows. LMS is also providing real-time data on student course activity, progress, and achievement. Eventually, these data can feed into academic advising and early-alerts systems, promoting student success. As expectations are increasing for a seamless and rich learning experience that is platform and device agnostic, the future LMS must be agile, integrated, and interoperable.

In this edition of Education Technology Insights we present you the “10 Hottest LMS Companies,” featuring the best solution and service providers offering tools and services on the Education - LMS landscape. The companies compiled in this issue have exhibited extensive business process knowledge, along with in-depth, integrated, and innovative strategies. The listing provides a look into how the solutions and services work in the real world so that organizations can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available and how they shape up against the competition.

Company Logo Company Name Company Description
absorb lms Absorb LMS is feature-rich, intuitive LMS for training staff and faculty.
acatar Provides a virtual mentoring and learning interface for educational providers to extend their programs’ reach for better faculty and student interaction.
echalk eChalk brings together learning management tools, school websites and group collaboration in one easy-to-use platform.
edmodo Edmodo helps connect all learners with the people and resources they need to reach their full potential.
Engrade Engrade unifies the data, curriculum, and tools used every day by integrating all of a district’s software and systems.
instructure Makes software that aims to change the way a company and, more importantly, its employees think about employee engagement and corporate training.
jenzabar Advances the goals of academic and administrative offices across the campus and throughout the student lifecycle with integrated and innovative solutions.
kornukopia Provides a Free SAAS learning management system
scenario learning Develops award-winning online solutions for schools, colleges and businesses that help customers better manage safety and compliance
schoology Combines dynamic learning management, an easy-to- use collaborative interface, and next-generation API integration into one innovative solution and transforms learning into a media-rich interactive experience.