• Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse, Secure Data Sharing and How It All Works With Blackboard Data

    Snowflake and Blackboard have partnered to help drive more successful student outcomes and institutional efficiency through data. This session will provide an introduction to Snowflake's Cloud Data Warehouse platform,...
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  • Microsessions: Effective Teaching Practices

    Join us for two dynamic micro sessions with the following titles: -Online Courses as Immersive Feedback Environments -Put "Heart" in Your TEACHing Using Blackboard Tools   Speakers: Szymon Machajewski | Uni...
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  • Microsessions: Technology Adoption

    Join us for two dynamic micro sessions with the following titles: -Preparing for University-Wide Adoption of Blackboard Ally -Improving Course Content Accessibility: Implementing the Ally Tool for Online Courses  ...
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  • Privacy and Security Compliance in the Age of Regionalization

    Governments around the globe are working hard to develop regulatory methodologies to promote privacy and security protections for their citizenry. Blackboard’s Chief Information Security Officer and Global Priva...
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  • Migrating to SaaS and Ultra Base Navigation: A Military Training Command's Perspective.pdf

    This past year, the Defense Information School migrating from a managed hosting platform to SaaS and then implemented Ultra Base Navigation. The session will cover our preparations for the migration and then our exper...
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  • Online Monitoring System for Evaluations in Blackboard and the UPC Success Story

    A clear trend in higher education is marked by the use of online learning platforms. One of the main challenges of these training modalities has been to have tools that facilitate the evaluations. Taking advantage of ...
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  • How Blackboard Fosters Inclusiveness for Women in Technology: Experiences from Female Blackboard Administrators

    In a survey of more than 1,500 IT professionals, Educause recently noted that while women continue to be underrepresented in the IT workforce, their numbers are increasing to the degree that parity among female and ma...
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  • Blackboard Open LMS Roadmap & Product Innovation Workshop

    Join the Blackboard Open LMS Product Team on this interactive session where you will learn about Blackboard Open LMS vision and product principles. You'll also learn about the core elements of the Blackboard Open LMS ...
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  • Institutional Change by Design:  A Master Course Model

    To support exponential growth and maintain academic quality, Regent University and Eastern Virginia Medical School has adopted a master course model for online instruction.  Before this model, each new offering o...
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  • Using Ultra to Unleash Possibilities

    Designing a curriculum in the Blackboard Ultra learning management system (LMS) offers an opportunity to use best practices in curriculum design based on industry research and benchmarking with other higher education ...
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  • BlendFlex: Format of the Future

    BlendFlex is the new teaching format being used at CNM. In conjunction with Collaborate Ultra, instructors are able to present their class with multiple attendance options: face-to-face, watch Live from a different lo...
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  • A Longitudinal Study on the Assessment of Critical Thinking Skills in Nursing Education

    Critical thinking (CT) is one of the most essential concepts of higher education. In the healthcare field, due to rapid technological and scientific developments, it is important for nursing professionals to develop C...
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  • Playing to Learn! Using Sandboxes and Support for Professional Development

    Faculty need help to learn how to use Blackboard. What better place to experiment than a sandbox? We all remember the fun of playing as a child. A sandbox invokes memories of somewhere safe to play. At UTSA, we plan B...
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  • University 101: Move Beyond Boring

    Most universities require new on ground students to take an orientation class to prepare them for college life. These classes typically consist of instructors lecturing about university services to a sea of blank star...
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  • Blackboard Ate My Homework

    Students (and even instructors) report that Blackboard Learn "ate their homework". Did this really happen, or could it be a violation of academic integrity? Using system logs and user activity reports, the system admi...
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  • You do the math: one vision + 11 institutions = successful implementation of a single/shared LMS

    The North Dakota University System (NDUS) is a unified system of higher education consisting of five community colleges, four regional universities and two research universities. These institutions are governed by the...
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  • HCT’s Enhanced Grades Journey: A Unique Perspective

    In April 2018, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) adopted Blackboard’s Grade Center as the institution’s official Grade Book. What sets HCT apart from its peer institutions in this region (and perhaps...
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  • Unconventional Uses of the Content Collection in Cohort-Based Programs

    Since the implementation of Blackboard at the US Army War College, we have utilized a means of standardizing content across our cohort-based program. In doing so, we facilitate the same core content to be used across ...
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  • The Wisdom to Know the Difference: Understanding Institutional Agency Around the LMS Experience

    Illinois Tech moved to Blackboard SaaS CD in January 2017, having been a self-hosted Blackboard client for over a decade. Those years went without a lot of love for the LMS on our campus. That combination of indiffere...
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  • Engage Learners in Deeper Learning Through Intuitive and Interactive EdTech Tools.pdf

    Are you interested in optimizing the power of EdTech tools to engage students in deeper learning? In this highly collaborative hands-on workshop, participants will build meaningful learning experiences using dynamic ...
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