A selection of academic citations and press coverage that reference this site.


Dissertation: Student Interaction Network Analysis on Canvas LMS

Dissertation: Strategies for Managing Technological Change in Higher Education

Government Report: Learning Analytics beyond the LMS: Enabling Connected Learning via Open Source Analytics

Mining the frequent use-contexts of learning management system tools and assessing their impact on learning outcomes

Dissertation: Learning Management System Advanced Functionality: Challenges and Best Practices

International Journal of Industrial Engineering & Production Research: Virtual Space as a Platform for Student Research Practices

Dissertation: Learning Management System Acceptance Across Universities

ACM eLearn Magazine: Examining Chinese and American Online Learning

Proceedings of the International Conference on ICT, in Research, Education, and Industrial Applications: Simulating Systems for Advanced Training and Professional Development of Energy Specialists

TechTrends: The Fault in our Systems: LMS as a Vehicle for Critical Pedagogy


Dissertation: The Current and Future State of LMSs: A comparative features analysis

Advances in Electronics Engineering: Utilization of Learning Management System (LMS) Among Instructors and Students

Journal of Career and Technical Education: Learning Analytics and Dashboards for Education Systems

Journal of Online Higher Education: Quantitative Courses in Higher Education: Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Course Website

TechTrends: Guidelines for Designing Online Courses for Mobile Devices

Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the European Association for Education in Electrical and Information Engineering: Culture adaptive Internet of Things roaming course for non native English speaking students

Proceedings of the 18th European Conference on e-Learning: A Hybrid Fuzzy DEMATEL-AHP/VIKOR Method for LMS Selection

Information & Management: Designing scalability in required in-class introductory college courses

Journal of Online Higher Education: Effectiveness of Learning Management Systems in Higher Education: Views of Lecturers with Different Levels of Activity in LMSs

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning: Online Course Design: A Review of the Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist

EdSurge: Online Learning’s Greatest Hits

Book: Game Concepts in Learning and Teaching Process

Book: The Connected University: Connectedness Learning Across a Lifetime

Dissertation: Job-Related Attitudes and the Correlation to Attitude Toward Technology in Higher Education Faculty

Journal of King Abdulaziz University-Science: Assessing the Usages of LMS at KAU and Proposing “FORCE” Strategy for the Diffusion


Book: Driving Educational Change: The Evolution and Diffusion of Learning Management Systems

Tech Trends: Patterns in Faculty Learning Management System Use

Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing: Learning Management Systems on Blended Learning Courses: An Experience-Based Observation

Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association: Collaborative Design Methods and Macroergonomics as Organizational Tools for Distance Education’s Design Teams

Handbook of Research on Immersive Digital Games in Educational Environments: Game Concepts in Learning and Teaching Process

Forbes: Canvas Chases Blackboard Learn For Lead LMS Spot

Bloomberg: Blackboard Debt Takes a Hit After Colleges Drop Its Education Software

ElearningInside News: Community College, Early Adopters of Online Technology, Hint at New LMS Market Trends

Dissertation: A Case Study of Faculty Experience and Preference of Using Blackboard and Canvas LMS

Dissertation: An evaluation of the implementation of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) policy for education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Namibia

Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Human Information Interaction & Retrieval: Inter-Disciplinary Research on Inquiry and Learning: Information and Learning Sciences Perspectives

Thesis: Using Blockchain To Build Decentralized Access Control In A Peer-To-Peer E-Learning Platform


EdSurge: LMS Market Update: No Surprises as Canvas Continues Capturing More Higher-Ed Clients

European Conference on e-Learning: The Voice of the Students: Needs and Expectations From Learning Management Systems

Inside Higher Ed: Blackboard’s All-of-the-Above Strategy

eLearningInside News: How Canvas is Mounting a Learning Management System Insurrection

Problems and Perspectives in Management: The evaluation of human computer interface design of learning management systems: problems and perspectives 

Proceedings of the Information Systems & Computing Academic Professionals EDSIG Conference: Mind the LMS Content Producer: Blackboard usability for improved productivity and user satisfaction

International Symposium on Computer Science and Intelligent Controls: Hybrid Courses and Associated Distributed Learning Paradigms

Dissertation: Required Skill Sets of Information Technology Workers in Managed Hosting Environments in Higher Education

University Business: Colleges Unleash LMS


Gartner: Gartner’s Complete Guide to the Higher Education LMS Market

Harvard Business School: The Skills Gap and the Near-Far Problem in Executive Education and Leadership Development

EdSurge: Pearson Says Farewell to Learning Management System Market

Inside Higher Ed: Pearson Narrows Focus

BMC Medical Education: Implementing an electronic learning management system for an Ophthalmology residency program


Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences: Learning Management Systems for Higher Education – An Overview of Available Options for Higher Education Organizations

Online, Blended and Distance Education in Schools: Building Successful Programs: Technology Infrastructure and Tools

The Georgetown Hoya: Blackboard Usership Steadily Declines

The 6th International Conference Edu World Conference Proceedings: Learning Management Systems for Higher Education – An Overview of Available Options for Higher Education Organizations


Campus Technology: In Yearly LMS Count Canvas Gains, Blackboard Learn Loses

EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research: Study of Faculty and Information Technology

EDUCAUSE: The Current Ecosystem of Learning Management Systems in Higher Education: Student, Faculty, and IT Perspectives

Inside Higher Ed: Blackboard Announces New End-of-Life Date for Angel

Inside Higher Ed: Moodle for the Masses

EdSurge: What’s in Store for the $8 Billion LMS Market?