Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Without Addressing Basic Needs, Student Success Strategies Fall Short EdSurge College advisors and education leaders gathered in Nashville, Tenn., this week to discuss how […]
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Recently, I was fortunate enough to spend a couple days with 85 K-12 superintendents at an industry summit. As a marketer, spending time with key people with whom your company does business is invaluable. One of the topics I discussed with many of these district leaders was their thoughts and perceptions of their district and […]
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This blog was adapted from an article first published in E-Learn magazine. As a field and as a discipline, learning analytics is still very young – about six years old. Institutions and researchers are still working with a great deal of experimentation on the topic. Over the past few years, some institutions have invested in […]
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With hectic schedules and work/life demands, before we agree to another activity or program we often ask, “What’s in it for me?” It’s a question I often ask myself to help prioritize my time and efforts. The Blackboard Exemplary Course Program, designed for instructors, trainers, teachers, professors, lecturers and anyone else that creates or teaches […]
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Syracuse Law Gains Approval for (Mostly) Online J.D. Inside Higher Ed Syracuse University College of Law has won approval from the American Bar Association’s […]
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Since launching Blackboard Outcomes Assessment in 2011, we have learned a lot about what it takes to develop, implement, and sustain an effective assessment and accreditation program in higher education. Institutions and vendors alike wish that technology alone was capable of solving the logistical nightmare that colleges and universities face when trying to collect evidence […]
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Bill Harlow, Director of Learning Experience at Ultimate Medical Academy, shares his thoughts on the challenges facing the education industry and how Blackboard is helping address those challenges.
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Course Archetype Supplemental (Content-heavy. Low interaction) Count %: 9,909 (53%) Complementary (One-way communication through content, announcements and gradebook) Count %: 4,588 (24%) Social (High peer-to-peer interaction through discussion board) Count %: 2,130 (11%) Evaluative (Heavy use of assessments) Count %: 1,832 (10%) Holistic (High LMS activity with balanced use of assessments, content, and discussion) Count […]
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Many years ago, a good friend of mine (someone I consider a master teacher) pulled me aside. He was always on the lookout for ways to better engage his students. He had tried using online discussion boards, but every time he used them, he felt like a failure. He had heard that discussion boards were […]
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This is a contributed guest blog by Blackboard partner EFP. School funding is an important issue with broad implications for both education and society at large. Whether it’s for art supplies and music lessons, cheerleading uniforms, and sports equipment, or math competitions and debate teams, school administrators, parents, and policymakers are always looking for alternative […]
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