Creating equitable opportunities for learning is a key goal for educational institutions. However, it can be challenging to create an inclusive learning experience when navigating a wide variety of content and technology that hasn’t always been designed to meet the needs of all students. For this reason, reaching students beyond the traditional borders of the […]
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Contrary to popular belief, the truth about analytics is that they don’t actually make your life easier. Analytics have value because they automate tasks that take a lot of time, are prone to human error, and most of us don’t like very much. We are fully capable of digging through rows of activity stream data, […]
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We recently announced our strategic decision to exit the Moodle Certified Partner Program, and restated our fervent commitment to continue to provide clients with the most mature and stable Moodle-based Software as a Service (SaaS) product in the market and continue to support the Moodle project. With this change, we will accelerate investment and development […]
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School and district leaders are focused on the most effective ways to ensure a safe and secure learning environment for students and staff. They want and need to be able to secure their school campus and quickly communicate with the broader education community to include parents. As each day seemingly brings new challenges, educators have […]
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As we begin our last day of BbWorld 2018, I want to share some reflections on our global impact and the work we do with clients around the world. Every year more clients from around the world are making the journey to BbWorld to be a part of our growing global community. This year we […]
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At Blackboard, we realize that the LMS is simply not enough. As we look forward to the digital learning environment of tomorrow, we see a future in which educators and students are provided with flexible solutions, a connected experience and the data-driven insights needed to respond to their core challenges. What this means is that […]
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Tracking attendance is an ages-old problem that institutions around the world continue to face. Educators agree that there is a strong and positive correlation between time spent in the classroom and student success. Therefore, it should be no surprise that institutions around the globe must prove “seat time” to demonstrate academic integrity. The relevance of […]
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It’s no secret that the development of our next generation user interface for Blackboard Learn, what we call the Ultra experience, took way longer than we (and you) anticipated. But today, with the expansion of the number of SaaS clients, and our increased development of Ultra features, we’re now seeing increased momentum of clients enabling […]
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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. Mixing and Matching Cal State Online Courses – Free Inside Higher Ed Many institutions allow residential students to dabble in online courses […]
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In a study published today, researchers from Blackboard, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and VitalSource describe a joint project designed to test whether a predictive model of student achievement using IMS Caliper Analytics® (Caliper) events would benefit from combining data from multiple learning tools: Blackboard Learn and VitalSource. Their findings were incredibly promising: Early activity […]
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