LoudCloud Systems Improves CBE Platform FASTRAK with 2.0 release
2.0 Adds LTI Self-Enablement and Simplified Navigation
DALLAS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — LoudCloud Systems announced today the public release of its FASTRAK 2.0 competency based learning platform. This new iteration of FASTRAK, significantly improves the user experience, simplifies course authoring for faculty, introduces the concept of a “path” for learners, expands self-enablement of LTI applications and allows for FASTRAK to be an LTI platform itself, making it easy to connect FASTRAK to other learning platforms.
FASTRAK 2.0 continues LoudCloud’s commitment to both integrated and disaggregated products allowing for LTI app enablement as well as creating FASTRAK as an LTI platform.
Other key updates include:
- The “Path” for both students and faculty creates a CBE centric flow that improves and simplifies access to content, course resources, assessments and grades
- LTI self-enablement that now allows administrators to grant access to any LTI application whether it is in the LoudCloud app store or not
- Simplified Navigation creates a user friendly environment for both the user and faculty without diminishing the robust features of FASTRAK
“By simplifying navigation and course authoring, we have made our environment more user friendly while staying committed to a robust and flexible platform,” said Manoj Kutty, CEO of LoudCloud Systems. “FASTRAK 2.0 meets the needs of direct assessment, credit equivalency or hybrid CBE programs and has been recently selected by five leading institutions that together enroll over 400,000 students.”
LoudCloud is a behavioral analytics based teaching and learning platform designed to deliver personalized pathways in education. The core framework, rooted in re-imagined LMS technology, simplifies course and content authoring using proprietary algorithms to inform and guide course progress. With innovations in collaborative, digital readers and task centricity, LoudCloud continues to grow business with prominent customers in both the higher education and K-12 sectors while providing platforms for institutions engaging in competency based learning solutions. For more information about LoudCloud Systems, please visit the company’s web site at www.loudcloudsystems.com. LoudCloud customers include, University of Florida-Lastinger Center, Bryan University, Career Education Corp., Grand Canyon University, The American College, Jefferson County School District, and Wissahickon School District.
Greg Harp, LoudCloud Systems Inc.