The K-12 community is speaking up. According to the latest Speak Up survey, education leaders continue to see the value and need to personalize learning for students. They are doing so by leveraging digital learning tools. Check out the infographic below for highlights from this year’s digital trends report released by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow. […]
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The K-12 community has spoken. According to the latest Speak Up survey, parents, principals and community members are leveraging digital tools to increase school-to-home communication. Check out the infographic below (or text alternative) for highlights from this year’s community engagement research report released by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow. Interested in creating open, two-way communication among schools, […]
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BbWorld LIVE is the digital companion of BbWorld. So, what does that mean exactly? It means that we’re live-streaming a condensed version of BbWorld for certain audiences that aren’t able to join us in Las Vegas. The best part? It’s free. But this is no sit-on-the-sidelines digital event. Most sessions will be followed by an […]
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The DevCon planning committee is extremely excited to announce that John Sonmez is the keynote speaker for the Blackboard Developers Conference in Las Vegas, NV July 11-12, 2016. Sonmez is best known for his blog, simpleprogrammer.com. Here, John covers issues important to developers, provides tutorials on a range of subjects, and provides guidance on how […]
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I’d like to share our excitement for our new partnership with Arise Virtual Solutions. Arise recently announced their plans to utilize Blackboard Learn and Collaborate, the industry-leading online classroom solutions to provide virtual access to learning content instantly. A thought leader in on-demand customer management, Arise is changing the way companies think about call center […]
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This is a guest post by Jeff Rabey, principal strategist for the Blackboard Enterprise Consulting team. Jeff works with clients to help improve and grow their online programs with a focus on student success. Jeff’s areas of expertise are overall online program management including policy and procedures, competency based education, student lifecycle, program development, faculty development […]
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My team told me some pretty exciting news earlier this month—that our Community Site now has over 5,000 members representing more than 130 countries. As soon as I heard, I hopped on my computer to see all of the new engagements. With over 600 active discussion threads, I was blown away by the level of […]
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This post was written by Geshri Gunasekera, who leads K-12 strategy at Blackboard. Geshri stays on top of all the exciting developments in K-12 from new pedagogical approaches in the classroom to who’s getting funded to what’s happening on Capitol Hill so that Blackboard can best serve its customers. I work on Blackboard’s K-12 strategy team, which […]
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For decades higher education has been inundated with calls for change; the most recent ones being driven by a national conversation on making higher education more affordable and expanding access to quality programs that prepare graduates for the workforce. Many of these institutions are turning to competency-based education as a way to answer these calls […]
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Today, Blackboard Transact acquired Sequoia Retail Systems, taking a major step forward in our leadership in innovation, commitment to exceeding client expectations and transformation of the student experience. Sequoia is a leader in comprehensive point-of-sale (POS) and retail bookstore solutions exclusively dedicated to institutions of higher education. Yesterday, Sequoia was one of our most valued […]
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