open classThis month educational and publishing giant, Pearson has introduced a new, free cloud-based LMS (Learner Management System) aimed at the higher education system. OpenClass will be able to be launched from within Google Apps or, in reverse, Google applications can be accessed from within OpenClass.

Matt Leavy, CEO of Pearson eCollege says “Now, educators and students are able to communicate and collaborate in new ways across institutions and around the globe—providing a richer, more personal and more connected learning experience. At no cost,”

“We truly believe that OpenClass is a disruptive technology for education,” said Kevin Roberts, Chief Planning and Information Officer at Abilene Christian University. “Pearson’s commitment to providing an open and free platform is monumental. The days of ‘business as usual’ in higher education are gone. OpenClass is a powerful tool to help us move forward into the connected, mobile and open world that we live in.”

To see more about OpenClass check out Pearson’s page here or read this Campus Technology article

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