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Blackboard Learn Quick Hit -- Retention Center

You need to detect student problem areas and make corrections before it's too late. The new course Retention Center in Blackboard Learn automatically brings ...
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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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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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Review of LMS literature for AUT LMS review committee - Ako Aotearoa

In October 2010, the AUT University commissioned a literature review of learning management systems (LMS) as one part of a broader project reviewing LMS at AUT. Includes a brief history of e-learning in NZ, environmental scan, critical reflections on LMS, and future considerations for LMS.

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Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- Campus Technology

Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new app called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite.
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Top Learning Management System Trends for 2014

Top Learning Management System Trends for 2014 | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
eLearning Industry is rapidly changing and there are numerous Learning Management System trends for 2014. At the following article you will find the Top 14 Learning Management Trends for 2014.

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The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS)

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

The Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series (BITS) is a training initiative to help augment (not replace) your internal training efforts. Harnessing our community of Blackboard users, BITS will share the top strategies and pedagogy for both increasing educator efficiency and improving learning outcomes. BITS is free to Blackboard's clients and is easy to participate. The program consists of weekly faculty training webinars that are taught by faculty and supported by Blackboard experts.

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Engaging the Active Learner

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Blackboard Developing New Online Bookstore Right in the LMS -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Developing New Online Bookstore Right in the LMS -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
This summer, Blackboard plans to introduce a virtual bookstore accessible directly within the learning management system.
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The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic

The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The History of LMSs inforgraphic tracks the incredible journey of Leaning Management Systems since it began in 1906.

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an exhaustive and interesting overview about the history of Learning management systems!

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Lynn University to drop Blackboard Learn in favor of iTunes U | Inside Higher Ed

Lynn University to drop Blackboard Learn in favor of iTunes U | Inside Higher Ed | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Lynn University will phase out its learning management system for the next stage of its tablet-centric evolution. Beginning this fall, the university’s daytime undergraduate courses will be managed through Apple’s course management software, iTunes U.

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Calculating the ROI for a Learning Management Technology

Calculating the ROI for a Learning Management Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

If you are considering adopting a learning management system (LMS) and need to build a business case, then return on investment (ROI) is top on your list of things to find out. The question of ROI for an LMS depends on what method your company is currently using for training. We’ll explore some of the main differences below and in subsequent posts.

 

 


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State of the Anglosphere's Higher Education LMS Market: 2013 Edition -

State of the Anglosphere's Higher Education LMS Market: 2013 Edition - | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

by Phil Hill

 

"There are no dramatic changes to the market in general this year. The same players keep growing (primarily Canvas, followed by Moodle and Desire2Learn), and the same players keep shrinking (primarily Blackboard). The only new potential system of interest this year is OpenEdX."

 

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A Systematic Approach to Creating Accessible Video Content for Online Courses

 

Presenter: Eric J. Schmieder, Johnston Community College
Are you interested in adding video content to your online courses, but concerned about the development time to ensure that your content meets accessibility guidelines? This webinar will show instructors a systematic approach for scripting, recording, and publishing video content on YouTube that makes it easy to embed video content in Blackboard complete with close-captioning and video transcripts.

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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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LinkedIn Designs a Learner-Centric Enterprise Learning Platform

LinkedIn Designs a Learner-Centric Enterprise Learning Platform | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Research reveals that one third of LMS users are either unsatisfied or very unsatisfied with their platform. How did LinkedIn—the world's largest professional social network—address their own needs?

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Linkedin LMS is following the 70-20-10 model: (70% of learning happens on the job, 20% of learning happens through coaching and feedback, and 10% of learning happens through formal courses). How long before they investigate the credentialing the 70%?

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Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education - Google's "LMS"

Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education - Google's "LMS" | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Classroom is a new product in Google Apps for Education that enables teachers to send assignments, make announcements, and conduct question & answer with students. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep their classes organized, and improve communication with students.
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Selecting a Learning Management System: Advice from an Academic Perspective

Selecting a Learning Management System: Advice from an Academic Perspective | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Although faculty and students are the primary learning management system users, administrators and IT experts often select the system. This article stresses the importance of involving all stakeholders in the selection process, offers a step-by-step guide to LMS selection, and enables readers to develop a customized list of LMS features that align with their institution's instructional and learning priorities.

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Blackboard Joins Internet2 -- Campus Technology

Blackboard Joins Internet2 -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Blackboard is joining nonprofit education technology consortium Internet2.
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Open your Laptops to page 3

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Learning Goes Digital

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Using the LMS as a Social Network in a Supersized Course | EDUCAUSE.edu

Using the LMS as a Social Network in a Supersized Course | EDUCAUSE.edu | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Large class sizes make it infinitely more challenging for college instructors to connect and communicate with individual students. This might not be a big issue if professors have an army of teaching assistants running smaller tutorial groups, but that's not always the case; in my courses, for example, hundreds of students meet in a single learning space for a weekly lecture or webinar. As in online classes of any size, having a massive group of students in a single location creates the real risk that students will feel anonymous and disengaged due to a lack of meaningful interaction with their professor and peers.

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The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic

The History of Learning Management Systems Infographic | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
The History of LMSs inforgraphic tracks the incredible journey of Leaning Management Systems since it began in 1906.

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LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS -- Campus Technology

LTI Standard Promises a Kinder, Gentler LMS -- Campus Technology | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it
Learning Tools Interoperability is helping both IT and faculty turn the learning management system into a more seamless, fluid platform.
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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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Grade Anywhere: Turnitin for iPad

Grade Anywhere: Turnitin for iPad | Blackboard Tips, Tricks and Guides for Higher Education | Scoop.it

Turnitin for iPad is a new way for instructors to grade student writing using all the favorite tools you're familiar with in Turnitin like QuickMark comments, custom comments, voice comments, rubrics, Originality Reports, and more.

In this session we demonstrate the Turnitin for iPad functionality while beta-user Dr. Shannon Farris discusses how Turnitin for iPad has changed how and where he evaluates student work.


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Introducing Mosaic for iPad

Here's a quick sneak peek of our new iPad app. Let us know what you think: mosaic@blackboard.com
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