One of Europe’s leading technology-focused universities, Delft University of Technology based out of Delft in the Netherlands has switched to the Brightspace Learning Management System.
About TU Delft
TU Delft as the institution is popularly known is quite popular among international students and sees engineering and science researchers applying to study postgraduate programmes here. TU Delft is ranked at number 59 in the 2016-2017 World University Rankings. There are over 20,000 students enrolled on a wide variety of programmes offered by eight distinct faculties. The University is known for its high quality of research in advanced engineering, computing and biotechnology.
Looking for a New Solution
After using Blackboard LMS for 17 years, the management decided to look for a new learning management system that would offer customization options, would be user-friendly and could be deployed with ease. TU Delft opted for a Best Value Procurement approach to the tender, inviting suppliers to propose the best solution to meet its strategic goals. Their approach placed far greater emphasis on evaluating the quality and proven performance of suppliers and their solutions than traditional requirements only based procurement.
The Brightspace platform from D2L includes a number of features that were attractive to the University, including a mobile-friendly user experience that enables students to engage in online, blended, and competency based education programs on a single platform. Since the platform incorporates personalised learning, teachers can deliver their lessons with much greater flexibility and give each student the personal experience they need to succeed. Additionally, Brightspace includes powerful real-time learning analytics to provide data that can help improve student outcomes.
D2L is the software leader that makes learning experiences better. The company’s cloud-based platform, Brightspace, is easy to use, flexible, and smart. With Brightspace, organisations can personalise the experience for every learner to deliver real results. The company is a world leader in learning analytics: its platform predicts learner performance so that organisations can take action in real-time to keep learners on track. Brightspace is used by learners in higher education, secondary schools, and the corporate sector, including the Fortune 1000. D2L has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Singapore.
In March, Fast Company Ranked D2L #6 on the Most Innovative Companies of 2016 List in the Data Science Category, amongst Google, IBM, Spotify, Costco, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Brightspace was also named the #1 LMS in Higher Education by Ovum Research.
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