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CourseDirector news New Year 2012

January 3rd, 2012 // 9:15 am @ admin

Firstly and most importantly “Happy New Year” from Dan, Mike, Aleh and all at CourseDirector and to say here’s to a successful 2012 for all! When we launched CourseDirector in the Google Apps Marketplace back in March we couldn’t have imagined that we would get to work with educators across the world, from London down [...]

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Why there’s no such thing as a free LMS

October 17th, 2011 // 9:07 am @ admin

Given the announcement from Pearson PLC that they will be introducing a free LMS into the Google Apps Marketplace we have been asked over the weekend for our thoughts on this and how we see it affecting our business model as an LMS in the Google Apps Marketplace. It’s important to say that the Pearson [...]

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CourseDirector Newsletter 11 October 2011

October 11th, 2011 // 3:11 am @ admin

Hello from CourseDirector, the number one LMS/VLE/Gradebook in the Google Apps Marketplace, that allows you to run all your courses through Google Apps for Education.
Just a quick reminder for new schools that if you would like to trial our way of working natively with Google Apps, but are not yet ready to roll out CourseDirector across all [...]

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Comparison of CourseDirector with Moodle

October 11th, 2011 // 3:02 am @ admin


Moodle, the open source LMS, is the clear leader in the ‘Learning Management System’/’Course Management System’ market with an estimated 55% of the market share. Due to Moodle being the dominant LMS we are often asked to provide a comparison of the CourseDirector LMS with the Moodle LMS so this post will attempt to do [...]

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CourseDirector Newsletter 03/10/2011

October 3rd, 2011 // 1:48 am @ admin

Just a brief update from CourseDirector, the number one LMS/VLE/Gradebook in the Google Apps Marketplace. Hopefully the start of the new school year is going well for all of you and things are approaching ‘normality’. Our focus recently has been on drastically improving our Gradebook, with enhanced grading, attendance and report card functionality. When we started [...]

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CourseDirector Newsletter 8/9/2011

September 9th, 2011 // 5:07 am @ admin

New improved Gradebook

Our main focus in the past three weeks at CourseDirector has been on improving our gradebook functionality, which we have given a huge overhaul. We feel we already have a simple to use and highly integrated LMS, but many of our customers wanted more advanced grading functionality so we responded.

We have now rolled out [...]

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Press release from our Dubai partner LAPT Education

July 30th, 2011 // 11:57 pm @ admin

Date : 27th July 2011

LAPT Education has entered into partnership with CloudSource Solutions to offer consultancy and IT solutions for organisations operating in the education sector. CourseDirecor the LMS system developed by CloudSource Solutions is best suited for this region as it builds on the powerful features of Google Apps for Education the most recent [...]

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CourseDirector Newsletter 27 July 2011

July 26th, 2011 // 11:52 pm @ admin

Get ready for the new academic year with CourseDirector
Just a few quick updates about the new developments at CourseDirector, the simple to use ‘Learning Management System’ tightly integrated with Google Apps for Education. Many school IT Managers who we work with are now starting to think about setting up systems for the new academic year so if [...]

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Press Release: CourseDirector Receives TRUSTed Apps Data Privacy Certification for Google Marketplace Apps

July 12th, 2011 // 5:34 am @ admin

CourseDirector, California July 2011 – CloudSource Solutions announced today that its CourseDirector App has received TRUSTed Apps Data Privacy Certification in the Google Apps Marketplace. TRUSTe certification demonstrates that CourseDirector follows TRUSTe’s privacy standards for the Marketplace apps in regards to the collection, storing, use and sharing of its users’ data and adheres to standardized [...]

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CourseDirector news – 6 July 2011

July 6th, 2011 // 7:31 am @ admin

Just a few quick updates about the new developments at CourseDirector, the simple to use ‘Learning Management System’ tightly integrated with Google Apps.
New CourseDirector features
CourseDirector is pleased to announce the release of a great new feature called “Student Groups”. This feature enables administrators to assign students to various groups such as those students sharing a group of common [...]

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