Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that North Central Missouri College (NCMC) has selected the Brightspace platform as its learning management system. NCMC serves a diverse student population from traditional students to dual-enrollment students and contemporary learners. As outlined on www.ncmissouri.edu, it was founded in 1925, making it the second-oldest publicly-supported community college in the state.
The school first learned of Brightspace through its procurement process, and were immediately impressed with how it measured up against the learning management system they were using at the time. “Brightspace has features that either meet or exceed the features in our current LMS, and at a significantly lower price,” says Jennifer Triplett, CIO at NCMC. “That, together with D2L’s expertise in helping us make the transition to Brightspace, made the decision very straightforward for us.”
According to NCMC, there were several advantages over competitor platforms including:
- Flexibility and Reliability: Brightspace offered a platform that supports the NCMC faculty’s technological and creative needs while providing their students with a reliable, state-of-the-art learning experience.
- Ease of Use: Reviewers — including faculty — found Brightspace intuitive and easy to use, with a clean and modern interface.
- A True Partnership: D2L’s commitment to working as an expert partner in the transition between learning management systems was a strong factor in selecting Brightspace.
“We’re thrilled to be working with the team at NCMC as they help their faculty and students learn and thrive,“ says John Baker, President and CEO of D2L. “NCMC is a great school with a long history and deep roots in their community. We’re excited to be a part of their very promising future.”
Brightspace is a cloud-based learning platform built by educators, for educators that works on any device. It’s secure, worry-free technology that puts customers first — allowing you to create engaging courses within your existing technology to fit your unique needs. With Brightspace, you can easily set up individualized learning paths for your students, keep them on track with automated nudges, provide them with personalized feedback and increase their engagement through gamification, social tools, video and other powerful features.
Brightspace is the only learning platform chosen as a partner of the National Federation of the Blind’s Strategic Nonvisual Access Partnership program, which works to ensure that websites, products, and services are non-visually accessible. Brightspace was named the #1 LMS for Next-Gen Online Teaching and Learning by Ovum Research and #1 in Adaptive Learning by eLearning Magazine. Aragon Research also included D2L in its highly coveted Hot Vendors In Learning list and Brightspace was named the Best K-12 Learning Management System at the SIIA CODiE Awards. To learn more, visit the Higher Education and K-12 pages on our website.
D2L believes learning is the foundation upon which all progress and achievement rests. Working closely with organizations globally, D2L has transformed the way millions of people learn online and in the classroom. Learn more about D2L for schools, higher education and businesses at www.D2L.com.
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