An interesting research result, obtained not by surveys but by search engine results showing which LMS colleges are using and charting them by FTE.
From the Inside Higher Ed article:
“Mark Strassman, Blackboard’s senior vice president of industry and product management, said via email: “We are not surprised. This trend was part of the rationale for our investment in MoodleRooms and NetSpot in 2012. It’s clear that for some smaller FTE institutions, Moodle has been a good fit and we’re supporting a lot of them now with Moodlerooms. Every institution has different needs and different goals, so this gave us a way to support the use of Moodle with an offering that simplifies and enhances the basic Moodle LMS.”
Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/02/13/moodle-tops-blackboard-among-small-colleges-analysis-says#ixzz2tCkPfI7q
Inside Higher Ed