Tag Archives: Blackboard

Trends | Next 20 for Higher Ed

As one of edtech’s oldest companies turns 20, how are they celebrating? Looking ahead to the next 20 years, naturally. “Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education” asks U.S. higher education leaders to share their insights into what the … Continue reading

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The Uncommon ‘Happy Path’

As thruway to graduation and career success becomes more elusive, mobile can help. GUEST COLUMN | by Brook Bock In edtech software development, we often talk about the “happy path” – a best–case scenario where the student goes through a … Continue reading

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For Edtech to Matter, Students Need to Care

How can technological advances play a role in a student’s academic journey? GUEST COLUMN | by Michal Borkowski Education technology is becoming ubiquitous in the classroom as teachers and administrators implement the newest gadgets and software into everyday lessons. Whether … Continue reading

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Trends | Education Industry Report

Education M&A deal value and volume is on the rise in 2014, according to a newly released Education Industry M&A trend report for half year 2014 by Berkery Noyes. Total transaction volume improved nine percent on a half year basis. Aggregate … Continue reading

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Trends | Blackboard Bookstore

Study hard, shop easy? Blackboard is developing an online bookstore in an effort to simplify the process for students to purchase assigned course materials. The company is kicking off the initiative with limited trials this spring with select postsecondary institutions and planning … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Undergraduate Students and Technology

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Trends | Infographic: Top 20 LMS for Education

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Interview | Goodbye Gutenberg Galaxy, Hello iversity

Very little change has occurred in the university over the past several centuries and, in too many classrooms across the world, the laws of Gutenberg’s Galaxy still prevail. “Faculty and students at universities around the globe suffer from inadequate digital infrastructures,” … Continue reading

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Interview | The Specialist

There are plenty of new technology titles these days, enough to make your head spin. In the world of edtech, one such example is “Instructional Design Specialist”. This could mean a lot of things to a lot of different people, … Continue reading

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Interview | Time for Schoology

The initial idea for Schoology came about during college when three friends, Jeremy Friedman, Ryan Hwang and Tim Trinidad tried to develop an effective platform for sharing lecture notes with everyone in the class. After two weeks of development, the project gained traction, but … Continue reading

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Trends | Solutions in Action Video Series

Here’s a great way to get an in-depth video look at what some of the leaders and thinkers in edtech have on their minds. Together, Blackboard and NBC Learn have teamed up to provide Solutions in Action – an inspiring series of video … Continue reading

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Ed Tech Tools and the Social Media Classroom

CLASSROOM 21 | by Greg Limperis Ever wanted a way to expand learning outside of your four walls of your classroom without having to pay big bucks for great tools and resources? Well, along comes CourseSites, a free, hosted online … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Connect from McG and Bb

Here’s a powerful online learning assignment and assessment solution from a couple of the top names in education: merge the robust capabilities of Blackboard Learn with rich McGraw-Hill Connect content and you get an all-digital higher education learning platform allowing … Continue reading

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