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Blackboard Partners with Fishtree for Personalized Learning -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Partners with Fishtree for Personalized Learning -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
A partnership between Fishtree and Blackboard is bringing the former's personalized learning technology to the Blackboard Learn LMS.
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Blackboard Unveils Partnership with Uber

Blackboard Unveils Partnership with Uber | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Unveils Partnership with Uber. Higher Ed Students Now Able to Pay for Uber Rides With Campu
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New Blackboard CEO Bill Ballhaus Reflects on His First Weeks at the Helm -- Campus Technology

New Blackboard CEO Bill Ballhaus Reflects on His First Weeks at the Helm -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Ballhaus likes what he sees at the company he now leads, especially the breadth of its offerings and its capabilities.
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How Data From Your LMS Can Impact Student Success -- Campus Technology

How Data From Your LMS Can Impact Student Success -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Higher ed IT leaders share 8 ways to make the best use of the data coming out of the campus learning management system.
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Blackboard unveils totally redesigned learning platform - eCampus News

Blackboard unveils totally redesigned learning platform - eCampus News | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard Inc. today launched the ‘New Learning Experience’--an educational approach that focuses on the learner and promotes better engagement.
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No Sugarcoating the LMS: Q&A with Instructure CEO, Josh Coates (EdSurge News)

No Sugarcoating the LMS: Q&A with Instructure CEO, Josh Coates (EdSurge News) | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

The MOOC phenomenon of 2013 created an international dialogue around opening education to people who normally wouldn’t have access. A lot of VCs paid a lot of money to start that conversation hoping that a business model would emerge. To date, no viable model has emerged. But it doesn’t mean it’s not a useful dialogue to be having.

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Assignments and Assessments in Blackboard

Assignments and Assessments in Blackboard | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Find out how Blackboard can actually save you time in not only making assignments, but also in helping you grade students' work quickly and accurately, giving them immediate feedback and letting them see where they stand in your class. 

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What's the Future of Education Technology?: Video - Interview with Jay Bhatt Blackboard's CEO

What's the Future of Education Technology?: Video - Interview with Jay Bhatt Blackboard's CEO | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard CEO Jay Bhatt discusses education technology on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Blackboard Pushes LMS Platforms for MOOC Use -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Pushes LMS Platforms for MOOC Use -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard's CourseSites is wooing additional institutions to its free learning management offering to run their massive open online courses.
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Blackboard launches Mosaic - a new approach to building apps

Blackboard helps clients enrich all aspects of the education experience by engaging and assessing learners, making their daily lives more convenient and secure, and keeping them informed and aware of the most important information.

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Travis Cox's curator insight, June 23, 2013 8:36 AM

tl;dr = Mosaic has replaced the Blackboard Mobile Central platform.

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Blackboard Partners with Mozilla to Support Use of Digital Badges

Blackboard Partners with Mozilla to Support Use of Digital Badges | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has partnered with Mozilla, an industry leader in promoting openness on the Internet, to support broader use of digital badges and credentials in education. With the partnership, students and faculty can use Open Badges to promote their achievements within Blackboard Learn™ courses and across the Web using Mozilla's Open Badges Infrastructure, the most widely used format and only open and shared technical standard for badging and credentialing.
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Blackboard To Give Away Anonymous Communications Service to K-12 Schools -- THE Journal

Blackboard To Give Away Anonymous Communications Service to K-12 Schools -- THE Journal | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard has launched a new service that allows for anonymous texting between students and school staff. The service, TipTxt, is designed to let students report school safety issues, abuse, bullying, and other incidents privately.
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Blackboard Brings Web Conferencing App to Android -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Brings Web Conferencing App to Android -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard has updated its online collaboration and Web conferencing system, Blackboard Collaborate, and launched a version for Android.
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Tips: How to avoid a “hot mess” in online course design - Blackboard Blog

Tips: How to avoid a “hot mess” in online course design - Blackboard Blog | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
A seasoned instructional designer, shares five online course design suggestions to help make sure your course is clutter-free and easy to use.
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Blackboard Is Now An Official Moodle Partner

Blackboard Is Now An Official Moodle Partner | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Over the last few years, Blackboard has slowly cobbled together – through both acquisitions and growth – the largest Moodle Partner company. Until today, this partnership was held under…

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Blackboard Enhances Discussion Tools with VoiceThread -- Campus Technology

Blackboard has partnered with VoiceThread in an effort to improve discussions between instructors and students with the use of video, voice and text comments.
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MOOCs as a Trojan Horse - YouTube

The polished presentation and popularity of MOOCs has led to reinvigorated conversations about learning designs and alternative content delivery for courses in learning management systems. MOOCs afford instructors the opportunity to easily view courses offered by others,

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Travis Cox recognised for his service to the Blackboard community | MUSSE

Travis Cox recognised for his service to the Blackboard community | MUSSE | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Travis Cox, Manager of the Academic and Learning Systems Support (ALSS) team in Learning Environments, was voted the Australian Blackboard User Group (ABUG) Member of the Year 2013 at the recent Blackboard Learning and Teaching Conference.

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Educause, Gates Foundation to examine history and future of the LMS @insidehighered

Educause, Gates Foundation to examine history and future of the LMS @insidehighered | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Blackboard Learn Adds Professional Profiles for Students -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Learn Adds Professional Profiles for Students -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard Learn has added professional profiles for students in an effort to help connect them with job and internship opportunities.
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Blackboard | About Bb | Press Releases

Blackboard helps clients enrich all aspects of the education experience by engaging and assessing learners, making their daily lives more convenient and secure, and keeping them informed and aware of the most important information.

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Blackboard launching a free MOOC platform for their subscribers.
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Blackboard Builds Tool To Simplify App Creation for Colleges -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Builds Tool To Simplify App Creation for Colleges -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard's mobile team has taken what's it learned about developing apps for education environments and created a tool that allows non-developers to slam together their own apps.
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Integrating Virtual Worlds Within Blackboard Learn And CourseSites

Presenter: John Fillwalk and Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts Lab, Ball State University. Learn how 3D immersive virtual worlds can augment your student...
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Educators in SL ..... you gotta see this!!!

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Blackboard Set To Test-Drive e-Textbook Integration -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Set To Test-Drive e-Textbook Integration -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard has collaborated with Vital Source Technologies to launch a pilot program to test e-textbook integration with its Blackboard Learn learning management system.
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Blackboard Set To Test-Drive e-Textbook Integration -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Set To Test-Drive e-Textbook Integration -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard has collaborated with Vital Source Technologies to launch a pilot program to test e-textbook integration with its Blackboard Learn learning management system.
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