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GU Transitions From Blackboard

Professors have been transitioning to Canvas – an alternative to learning management system Blackboard – after the university made the system available to all professors for this Fall. Current students and faculty who use Canvas have reported that while there have been challenges transitioning to the new system’s interface, the[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University to Replace Blackboard, Implement New Technology Initiatives

Georgetown will introduce Canvas as its new learning management system in the fall semester and eventually replace Blackboard in an effort to improve the university’s technology infrastructure, among other new initiatives, according to information released at a meeting between University Information Services and the Georgetown University Student Association Technology Advisory[Read More…]

by May 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Chalk, Full of Problems

Georgetown has made significant efforts to incorporate the benefits of new technology and Internet connectivity into students’ academic instruction. The university prides itself on providing numerous spaces for its students to engage in deep and meaningful relationships with faculty, both inside and outside the classroom. However, one of Georgetown’s primary[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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A growing number of schools are moving their learning management systems away from Blackboard, which Georgetown uses for its LMS. Blackboard’s nearly 90 percent market share has slipped to about 44 percent.

Blackboard Usership Steadily Declines

Blackboard Learn, Georgetown University’s campus learning management system and the traditional dominant player in the LMS industry, is facing hard times. The company continues to see its market share dwindle, but it seems unlikely that Georgetown will jump ship to a different LMS. First released in 1997, Blackboard was one[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Retrospective Pops at National Gallery

POP OFF THE CANVAS: Lichtenstein’s art is known for its dramatic primary colors.[/caption]Entering an exhibit for Roy Lichtenstein’s art is a bit like stepping into both a comic book and Saturday morning cartoon. Known as the man who defined and redefined pop art, Lichtenstein created pieces that are whimsically simple;[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion