Move Will Integrate Brightspace with Leading Student Information System
Global learning technology leader D2L announced today that it is partnering with Minnesota-based educational software company Infinite Campus on a unique collaboration that will benefit learners and teachers in the K-12 school districts both companies serve.
Infinite Campus makes an industry-leading student information system (SIS) to help educators track vital student data. Prior to this partnership, teachers using Infinite Campus’ SIS and D2L’s Brightspace platform had to enter information twice, which was time-consuming and inefficient. A successful pilot project showed that integrating the two systems allowed information like classes taken and grades achieved to be shared seamlessly between them.
“We’re excited to be working with D2L to offer this powerful integration to customers,” said Dr. Barry Brahier, Chief Product Officer for Teaching and Learning at Infinite Campus. “This partnership helps connect teachers with tools they frequently use, which will save them time and reduce errors.”
“This move builds on the commitment to open, standards-based, and interoperable systems that drive both D2L and Infinite Campus. This approach reflects D2L’s desire to transform the way the world learns so that students reach their full potential,” says David Koehn, SVP Product Management at D2L. “We’re incredibly excited to be delivering an improved and much more efficient experience for our partner institutions now, and into the future.”
Brightspace is a cloud-based learning platform built by educators, for educators that works on any device. It is a secure, reliable platform that lets you create engaging courses using your technology to fit your needs. With Brightspace, you can easily set up individualized learning paths for your learners, keep them on track with automated nudges, give them personalized feedback and engage them 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 Centre of Excellence in Nonvisual Access. Brightspace was also named the Best K-12 Learning Management System and Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff 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.
About Infinite Campus
Simply defined, we are a software company. More powerfully put, we are the industry’s innovator and have been since our founding more than two decades ago. Continuous product development, award-winning service and support, and 2,000+ loyal customers have made us the most trusted name in student information.
Our simple yet powerful SIS supports student learning by ensuring school districts streamline educational processes, promote stakeholder collaboration and personalize learning. Our service organization easily manages implementations, trains new and existing customers, and provides districts with support electronically and via phone.
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