Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. 3 Takeaways From a Book-Length Federal Report on ‘The Condition of Education’ Chronicle of Higher Education …The report, which covers the education […]
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Can outsourcing help desk services help you become a best-practice institution? Absolutely. Without a doubt, there are several big benefits when it comes to outsourcing your help desk services: consistent user experience, higher efficiency, and better utilization of valuable resources are just some of the many advantages. But one key benefit that often gets overlooked […]
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Website accessibility products that check the content of your website against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0 AA) are plentiful and sometimes very detailed. Most of the website accessibility tools are similar in their process, but some are so detailed they leave you in a tailspin of confusion trying to interpret accessibility acronyms and […]
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Don’t know the graduate next to you? You’re not alone. One-third of students take at least one class online. Washington Post Once […]
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Creating accessible content is a challenge that many educators, institutions and organizations around the world face daily. Over the course of the last year, you probably have heard us talk a lot about the challenges of course content accessibility and how our solution, Blackboard Ally, focuses on making digital course content more accessible by integrating […]
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You can’t just set it and forget it. Analytics are simply a tool. As a tool, they are only as effective as the institutions that wield them. But effectiveness hinges on experience. How can an institution with little or no experience with learning analytics accelerate its adoption and make an immediate impact? It’s a chicken […]
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I’m honored to have entrepreneur, philanthropist and education advocate Sheila C. Johnson deliver a keynote at BbWorld 2018, taking place July 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Johnson’s accomplishments span business, arts and education, women’s empowerment and community development. Named by Forbes in 2017 as one of the “Top 50 most successful self-made women,” Ms. Johnson […]
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. When More Info Isn’t Better for Students Inside Higher Ed New findings by researchers at Stanford University suggest that academically competitive college […]
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At Blackboard, we see accessibility as an imperative, and I’m proud that again this year we are participating in Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Since 2012, GAAD has aimed to get everyone thinking, sharing best practices and learning about digital access and people with different disabilities. On May 17, we will host a “follow-the-sun” series […]
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At Blackboard, we celebrate diversity and inclusion. By working together with a variety of perspectives, we make better decisions and build better products. But how do we learn from each other? Our annual user conference, BbWorld18 + DevCon, July 16 – 19 in Orlando, Fla., is a great opportunity to share ideas and be inspired by our peers. Our varied […]
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