Aug 27 2006 - 06:24pm
Who Invented e-learning?
Well, according to the latest e-learning patent awarded, Blackboard is. This article details how Blackboard was awarded a patent not for their technology portion, but rather for the way they organized their LMS to be scalable across corporations, organizations and universities. What does this say about the future of competition and innovation in the e-learning realm for platforms like Moodle (at TC) and Sakai (at Columbia)? Well, for starters, Blackboard sued their closest rival in market share the day they received the patent. Hmm...
Posted in: Technology|By: Nabeel Ahmad|27422 Reads