Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education
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Blackboard Inc. | on Slideshare

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We work with our clients to develop and implement technology that improves every aspect of education. We enable clients to engage more students in exciting new ways, reaching them on their terms and devices — connecting more effectively, keeping students informed, involved, and collaborating together. Through this innovative technology, services and expertise we work with our clients to build a better education experience.

 

KF:  This is Blackboard's Slideshare presence.  It includes all manner of presentation including output from its annual Blackboard World conference.  Well worth monitoring if you need to know about Blackboard.

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Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors

Curtin Teaching and Learning - eLearning: eLearning advisors | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The diverse team of eLearning advisors provide elearning workshops, send out periodic newsletter, provide customised consultation, support the eScholar program and more.

 

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When Learners Confuse LMS Permissions with Instructional Consent

Learners sometimes conflate the permissions in the learning management system with the instructor's consent. They explain, "But it let me do it!" Instructors would benefit from understanding where LMS options contradict their course design choices.
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It’s time to erase digital dinosaur Blackboard

It’s time to erase digital dinosaur Blackboard | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
San Diego State University's Independent Student News Source
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Google Classroom Review: Pros And Cons Of Using Google Classroom In eLearning - eLearning Industry

Google Classroom Review: Pros And Cons Of Using Google Classroom In eLearning - eLearning Industry | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Wondering about the pros and cons of using Google Classroom for your eLearning courses? Read this Google Classroom Review to find out.
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Blackboard, Pearson join IBM's ecosystem to bring Watson technology to higher ed

Blackboard, Pearson join IBM's ecosystem to bring Watson technology to higher ed | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
IBM picks Blackboard and Pearson to bring the technology behind the Watson computer to colleges and universities.
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Report: How Instructors Use the LMS Influences Student Interaction in Class -- Campus Technology

Report: How Instructors Use the LMS Influences Student Interaction in Class -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
A recent study by Blackboard examined how learning management system (LMS) use in courses influences student activity in the LMS as a kind of proxy for overall course design. More than half of courses (53 percent) were considered "supplemental," relying on the LMS as little more than a way to give students access to course materials, with a little bit of use of gradebook and announcement functionality. In that case the amount of time students spent interacting with the course was 15 hours on average with about 222 student interactions. On the opposite extreme were courses that spent the bulk of time delivering assessments through the LMS, among other activities. There, the average student class time spent in the LMS was nearly five times as long (70 hours), with an average of seven times more student interactions (1,596).
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Cisco Debuts Online Learning Platform -- Campus Technology

Cisco Debuts Online Learning Platform -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The Digital Education Platform integrates with Cisco’s WebEx and Spark services into existing LMSs, allowing universities to create and manage online courses and cloud-based collaboration spaces more easily.
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D2L Teams with Amazon Web Services -- Campus Technology

D2L Teams with Amazon Web Services -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
D2L is partnering with Amazon Web Services in an effort to better serve customers and to accelerate expansion and innovation.
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Blackboard Acquires Accessibility Platform -- Campus Technology

Blackboard today announced the acquisition of Fronteer, a UK-based educational products and services company whose flagship Ally software helps institutions and instructors make course content more accessible.
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Canvas Adds Mobile Annotation Tool -- Campus Technology

Canvas Adds Mobile Annotation Tool -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system to include an annotation feature in the mobile app.
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Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success -- Campus Technology

Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.
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How successful students use LMS tools – confirming our hunches - Blackboard Blog

How successful students use LMS tools – confirming our hunches - Blackboard Blog | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
We actively research how our technologies impact student achievement. Read our recent insights about patterns in LMS tool use and learning outcomes.
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Staff, students, Blackboard Inc is watching you

Staff, students, Blackboard Inc is watching you | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
It’s not just universities tracking their students and staff. Edutech multinational Blackboard In
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I’m Not Texting. I’m Taking Notes.

I’m Not Texting. I’m Taking Notes. | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Generations are different, and for digital natives, what looks like wasting time may actually be doing research or something else productive.
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Blackboard Learn Test Question Types

Do more than just multiple choice questions, learn more about the 17 question types available in Blackboard Learn 9.1.
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Looking Beyond the LMS: Why a Single App Won't Work -- Campus Technology

Looking Beyond the LMS: Why a Single App Won't Work -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
What does the next-gen learning management system look like? Educause's Malcolm Brown envisions component-based architecture connected through open standards.
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Attendance, Grades, Course Materials, Discussion Board Engagement Top List of Most Important LMS Activities -- Campus Technology

Attendance, Grades, Course Materials, Discussion Board Engagement Top List of Most Important LMS Activities -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
A new study from Civitas Learning, based on aggregated data collected using 4 million student records from 68 institutions, has identified attendance, LMS grades, course material engagement and discussion board engagement as the four most predictive types of LMS activities.
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Check out the Educator Preview for Blackboard Learn with the Ultra experience

Blackboard Learn has a new look and feel that we call the Ultra experience. See how it will make it easier for you to interact with students and teach you
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Report: How Instructors Use the LMS Influences Student Interaction in Class -- Campus Technology

Report: How Instructors Use the LMS Influences Student Interaction in Class -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
A recent study by Blackboard examined how learning management system (LMS) use in courses influences student activity in the LMS as a kind of proxy for overall course design.
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Blackboard Study on How Instructors Use the LMS

Blackboard Study on How Instructors Use the LMS | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard today released a study on how instructors and students in 70,000 courses across 927 institutions used Blackboard Learn, the company's learning management system. The research found five course patterns or archetypes (below). The majority of the courses fell into the category of content heavy, with low interaction.
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D2L Revs Brightspace LMS with New Virtual Classroom Tools -- Campus Technology

D2L Revs Brightspace LMS with New Virtual Classroom Tools -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
D2L has unveiled the Autumn16 release of its Brightspace learning management system, which includes new tools for personalized learning and assessment of soft skills.
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How Blackboard thinks about Analytics

There's value in data. It's our job to extract that value by transforming that raw data into helpful information. Dennis Witte (VP of Administration, Concordia University - Chicago), Kendall St. Haillaire (Virtual Campus Administrative Director, Indian River State College), and John Fritz (Asst VP for Instructional Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County) talk about how support from Blackboard Analytics has helped to improve the human decision-making process.

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The whole playlist covers several new dynamics emerging from improvements with the analytics and data handling... Blackboard Predict sounds interesting...
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How I Learned to Stop Resenting Blackboard and Start Using BB Grader – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How I Learned to Stop Resenting Blackboard and Start Using BB Grader – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
I’ve never been a fan of Blackboard, the monolithic learning management system that’s the standard at so many schools. I’ve always found it slow, poorly designed, and very awkward to use. Recently, however, my attitude changed (slightly) when a colleague introduced me to BB Grader, a free iPad app for Blackboard designed to make the grading process in Blackboard mobile-friendly.
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Blackboard, Authentica Team up on Data Integration -- Campus Technology

Blackboard, Authentica Team up on Data Integration -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard and Authentica Solutions, a company that provides tools for data authentication and management, have extended a partnership that aims to improve the bi-directional flow of data between Blackboard's learning management systems and other education applications.
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What Clicks From 70,000 Courses Reveal About Student Learning

What Clicks From 70,000 Courses Reveal About Student Learning | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
A study of more than 900 colleges by Blackboard hints at the potential of harnessing data from learning-management systems as "a real-time indicator of student engagement."
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An LMS to Support ‘Gameful’ Learning -- Campus Technology

An LMS to Support ‘Gameful’ Learning -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Seeking to bring the qualities of well-designed games to pedagogical assessment, the University of Michigan created a learning management system that uses gaming elements such as competition, badges and unlocks to provide students with a personalized pathway through their courses.
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