Gartner Research

Market Guide for Higher Education Learning Management Systems

Published: 19 September 2016

ID: G00292659

Analyst(s): Glenda Morgan


Increased competition and changing institutional needs are driving changes in the higher education learning management system market. This Market Guide will help CIOs navigate an increasingly differentiated market that is becoming firmly established in the cloud.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Commercial Educational LMSs
  • Open-Source or Community Source LMSs
  • Specialized or Niche Solutions

Representative Vendors

  • Blackboard
  • D2L
  • Ellucian
  • Instructure
  • itslearning
  • Moodle
  • Motivis Learning
  • Sakai
  • Schoology
  • Teamie

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