Este artículo fue publicado originalmente el 10/24/2018 en E-Learn Magazine. Lea la versión en inglés aquí La Universidad de Pretoria, fundada hace 110 años, comenzó a ofrecer educación en línea en el año 1997 y desde entonces ha usado las nuevas tecnologías como un catalizador para el cambio. Esta institución, que es una de las más […]
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Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on Oct 22, 2018 – Click here for the Spanish version Founded 110 years ago, the University of Pretoria began offering online learning in 1997, and since then has been using new technologies as a catalyst for change. With the highest research output in South Africa, this institution is one of the […]
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Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on June 21, 2018 – Click here for the Spanish version “Start small,” says a banner on the University of Cincinnati Accessibility Network website. By clicking on the banner, a new page opens up with detailed instructions on how faculty and staff members can start making their electronic files, digital […]
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Este artículo fue publicado originalmente el 06/21/2018 en E-Learn Magazine. Lea la versión en inglés aquí “Start Small (Empiece poco a poco),” dice un anuncio del sitio web de la Red de Accesibilidad de la Universidad de Cincinnati. Al hacer clic en el anuncio, se abre una nueva página que ofrece instrucciones detalladas sobre cómo los […]
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Last week we made the Blackboard Learn Q4 2018 release for the Original experience available for self-hosted and managed-hosted clients. With a focus on academic effectiveness, quality improvements, and updated technologies, this latest release is designed to ensure Learn with the Original experience (aka Learn 9.1) continues to be a viable platform for self-hosted and […]
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It’s been just over two years since Blackboard and Fronteer joined forces to continue to develop Ally, an application designed to help educational institutions make their digital course content more accessible and bring it to as many institutions and students around the world as possible. Ally has since had 51 product releases and is now […]
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EDUCAUSE 2018, happening October 31 – November 2 in Denver, Colorado, is just around the corner. As the premier convening of higher ed professionals, this annual conference is a time for us to share new innovations, host meaningful sessions and engage with attendees throughout the jam-packed conference agenda. This year, we’re focused on showcasing how […]
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This is a guest post by Dr. Szymon Machajewski, Blackboard MVP, based on research conducted with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Classrooms tend to change slowly. Innovators of learning environments often refer to the Prussian school model, or factory school model of the Industrial Revolution. We don’t quite even agree if the history of the classroom […]
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We know that student retention is critical to any institution’s bottom line. Yet 2 and 4-year graduation rates have remained flat for over 30 years, resulting in roughly $16.5 billion in lost revenue from attrition (ranging from $10K to $102M per school). Those statistics are quite alarming. The good news is that there are many […]
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Earlier this month, our team had the opportunity to sit down and talk trends in business education with Dr. Norean Sharpe, Dean and Joseph H. and Maria C. Schwartz Distinguished Chair at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University in New York. With more than 25 years of experience as a […]
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