Edge, the region’s nonprofit research and education network and technology partner, has announced a partnership with D2L, a global leader in learning technology. Via its EdgeMarket Cooperative Pricing System, Edge has awarded a procurement contract which will give its members the ability to efficiently and affordably engage with D2L’s Learning Management System (LMS) solutions and services.
D2L’s Brightspace LMS is a cloud-based learning platform built by educators, for educators. With Brightspace, users can easily set up individualized learning paths for students, keep them on track with automated nudges, provide personalized feedback, and increase engagement through gamification, social tools, video, and other powerful features. Responsive design also ensures that students and instructors can engage with an attractive, easy to use learning portal no matter the device.
“We’re excited to engage with D2L as the LMS provider of choice for our EdgeMarket participants. D2L has a proven record of mapping to the desires of faculty, students, and instructional designers, and provides intuitive analytics around student data,” said Christopher Markham, Vice President for Information Technology at Edge. “D2L’s innovative place in the market, powerful integrations with third party edtech solutions and intuitive experience for teachers and learners make them an ideal partner for our members.” [Read the full news article on Edge | News & Events]