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Type: Blog entry
Author: Phil Shapiro
Language: English
Published: May 21, 2009

Many great inventions come to life because an inventor somewhere became frustrated. In the late 1990s Martin Dougiamas became frustrated with a learning management system (LMS) he was supporting at a college in Australia. Students and professors at that college kept asking him if the LMS they were using could include certain features they needed. While the LMS could support those features, its developers were slow in bringing them to life. So Dougiamas said: "Well, to meet these learners' needs, I'm going to have to do it myself."

Entry added by Helen Foster - Friday, May 22, 2009, 10:53 PM
Last updated - Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 5:08 PM