Pearson and Google Join Forces to Offer OpenClass Free Learning Management System

[ 0 ] January 17, 2013 |

, one of the largest education publishers, and Google have joined forces to bring colleges a new – and free – learning management system.

The platform called OpenClass has standard course-management tools along with social-networking and community tools.  In addition, the solution leverages Google Apps Education a popular email, calendar, document-sharing service along with the ability for instructors to import materials from e-books to YouTube videos.

Blackboard, Moodle and a handful of others have 80% of the current learning management system (LMS) market.  The entrance of a Pearson/Google solution will be one to watch.

Read the full article and analysis at The Wired Campus.

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