• Migrating From Snapshot to the SIS Framework

    With Blackboard Learn moving away from command line Snapshot in newer and upcoming releases, it is imperative that institutions begin the journey to the SIS Framework. What does this mean for my institution? How is th...
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  • Custom SIS Integrations: the Good, the Bad... the Easy

    Let's talk about the challenges that institutions face when dealing with custom SIS integration. We'll address solutions,  custom scripts, import files, and any other methods that have made the integration easier...
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  • trouble shooting tips: how to remove attachment "mark for removal" file, on the assignment page before submission but after saving same as Draft?

    trouble shooting tips: how to remove attachment "mark for removal" file, on the assignment page before submission but after saving same as Draft?my email address is U94004375@tuks.co.za
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  • Free Amazon Echo at BbWorld.  Get yours and start sweet talking the AI.

    There are three ways to get a free Amazon Alexa device at BbWorld this year.  Anyone can get one, and here is how:   1. Play the BbWorld Alexa game and the winner will receive an Echo Tap.  Download mo...
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  • Amazon Alexa game for BbWorld New Orleans

    Can you beat Alexa in a game about Blackboard Learn Ultra?   You don't need an Echo speaker to play the game.  If you have an iPhone, just download the Amazon shopping app and use the microphone icon to use...
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  • Maddeningly mesmeric, moving Member Spotlights

    What do Adam Authier, Matt Deeprose and Ester Muñoz have in common... All are ALL STARS of the Member Spotlight community corner! Want to join this exclusive club? Leave a comment below or PM me, entailing what t...
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  • What should I do in New Orleans while at BbWorld 2017?

    All right, let's talk about New Orleans.  First, when you get there make sure to attend the conference, a bit.  A few selfies on the vendor floor, make sure to take pictures of crowds in the hallway, and off...
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  • Creating Real-World Building Blocks for Your Institution: Part II

    Part II: A deeper look into the examples from the Part I workshop. : As the first session rapidly walked through the examples, this session will dig deeper into each component of that process.     How to pr...
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  • Creating Real-World Building Blocks for Your Institution: Part 1

    This workshop will help a developer navigate the Blackboard Learn developers' resources to gather the current correct information needed to get started with building real world example Building Blocks. First, we'll wa...
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  • Top 10 common “gotchas” in accessible web development

    Accessibility is a critical component of any commercial tool, application, or website. This is especially true for educational technology. This session will provide an overview of the 10 most common mistakes, misconce...
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  • Meet the new Blackboard Analytics

    The Blackboard Analytics family has grown since last year!  Meet the product management team, and hear how our investment in research and commitment to transparency are at the heart of a unique approach to solvin...
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  • Channels and sections and pages and apps:  The flip side of a Schoolwires website

    In 2014, a rural Louisiana public school district (approximately 9,400 students) decided to abandon local hosting to ensure district and school websites remained online during emergency situations and to make webpage ...
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  • The overlooked importance of strategic planning

    To ensure the long-term success of an online program, colleges and universities need an eLearning strategy for growing online programs at scale. The importance of an eLearning strategy will be discussed in the context...
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  • Online student support – from the inside

    Session will showcase proactive approaches Palm Beach State College takes to support online students, highlighting application of EasySoft's EasyMessaging system to provide 'overlay notices' that deliver messages to '...
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  • Blackboard Learn integration overview: 9.1, SaaS, and Ultra

    Blackboard has a long history of supporting developers who wish to integrate with or extend the capabilities of Learn. We are expanding that support with the release of a new Blackboard Developer Platform and support ...
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  • Leveraging LTI: Integrating Office Hours with Blackboard

    Face-to-face contact between students and faculty/administrators is a key driver of student success and retention.  To that end, Princeton University has developed an application that facilitates the online sched...
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  • Motivating learners: how to leverage gamification using Blackboard Learn™ Tools

    Are you having trouble engaging learners? Are you struggling to find ways to motivate them? Are you searching for innovative approaches to instructional design? If so, then gamification may be the answer. In this sess...
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  • SaaS Deployment for Blackboard Learn: Top 20 Questions

    You know that SaaS deployment is a new deployment option available for Blackboard Learn, but what exactly is SaaS deployment and the different tiers available (Standard, Plus, and Advantage)? Why should your instituti...
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  • Blackboard’s Accessibility Roadmap

    At BbWorld15 we introduced Blackboard’s renewed commitment to accessibility and released a strategy focused on Product Experiences, Organizational Culture, Education and Training, and Community Partnerships. Sin...
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  • Creating an A+ Online Learning Environment:  Infusing Maximum Quality, Accessibility, and Student Services into Blackboard Course Shells

    Quality assurance strategies, strong student services resources, and student retention are interconnected.  But how to go about creating a quality student services atmosphere for fully-online students? With decre...
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