• Java Support in Blackboard Collaborate Original 

    Oracle has changed their approach to supporting older Java releases. Details of Oracle’s updated policies can be found here:   https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/java-se-support-roadmap.html   W...
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  • Join the Q3 Product Roadmap Webinars for Blackboard Learn

    We invite you to join our product management leaders as they provide an update on the vision and roadmap for Blackboard Learn (including the Original experience/9.1 and the Ultra experience), and our mobile apps. We a...
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    created by jbanks
  • The new Blackboard Partner Catalog is here

    We are happy to announce the availability of our new and improved Blackboard Partner Catalog! We transitioned the Extensions Catalog to now exist solely on our Blackboard Community site.    Why did we create...
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    created by slehnert
  • Google Assignments - Course Kit & Classroom in Blackboard Learn

    Have you heard about Google Course Kit?  How about Google Classroom?  Yes! Google has been working hard to help teachers and students to use technology well.  Now it the time you can adopt Google techno...
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  • Now Available - Collaborate Ultra Mobile Updates!

    What’s happening?    As changes in web technology mature and evolve we are constantly looking at ways to adopt new technologies that can improve the experience for our users.  ...
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  • Reducing storage size of Blackboard courses

    What is the largest course you have seen on your system? - please let us now in the comments!   Storage always grows, but here are just a few reasons for instructors and administrators to manage it: Smaller cou...
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  • Women in STEM, The Future Digital Landscape: Dr. Jenine Beekhuyzen Sets The Scene

    By Nicole Wall | Jul 08, 2019   In today’s world, digitalisation has impacted almost every industry and fundamentally changed the way we work. Advancements in technology and investments in artifi...
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  • Design at #BbWorld19

    “I want to run an empathy map exercise with first-time online instructors.” “You need to build out this concept, and I won’t take, ‘We will see,’ as an answer!” “I don...
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    created by stolleb
  • Accelerating our Business through Change

    At Blackboard, we’ve been on a journey over the past few years to realign our business to be the best partner we can be for the education community.  As a company, we’ve learned how to take advantage ...
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    created by lblakemore
  • BbWorld 2019 UX Lab

    Will you attend BbWorld 2019 in Austin? Don’t forget to stop by the UX Lab to help define what’s next for Blackboard. You’ll find us in the Community LIVE ...
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  • Celebrating Your Achievements

    I am excited to announce the 2019 Blackboard Catalyst Award Winners. Each year, we take a moment to recognize and celebrate the innovative achievements of our clients. We do this through the Blackboard Catalyst A...
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    created by sherynanthes
  • Who is Your Favorite Blackboarder?

    Clients often tell me how an employee has gone above and beyond expectations to help them. We strive to recognize our employees who excel in their work.  This year, we have created a new award to recognize a Bla...
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    created by sherynanthes
  • Reflections on TLC Europe

    As my first blog as your Chief Client Officer, I thought I would take a moment and introduce myself.   I am originally from St.Louis, Missouri but for the past 18 years I have lived in South Bend, Indiana with ...
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    created by eschramke
  • Q&A + links from the Gamification in Teaching and Learning webinar

    Presentation Slides & Notes: [BITS] Gamification and Game-Based Learning -- Presentation Slides   Questions from the webinar:    Question: <v John Thompson>What happens if a student ignores t...
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  • Transitions

    Over the past 2-plus years, I’ve had the great opportunity to serve as Blackboard’s first Chief Client Officer. As we created this role, I travelled the world to meet many of you and serve as a liaison and...
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    created by tjatkin
  • Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship DevCon + BbWorld 2019

      About the Scholarship As a market leader in education technology, Blackboard understands the critical need for professional development in the workplace. We value diversity of perspectives, ideas and skills. ...
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    created by eschramke
  • Designers Resource Outpost

    I would very much like to start a repository/outpost of design ideas for folks to try out/recommend/review, etc.   Da Button Factory: web button maker  - An incredibly simple way to make custom buttons! ...
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  • 7 Trends You Should Invest in to Become a Student-Centered Institution

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on Nov 21, 2017   Educational institutions continuously work to achieve excellence and stay current and relevant. In a context of restricted resources and countl...
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  • Heart and Soul

    At Blackboard we believe accessibility is at the heart of an inclusive learning experience and improves education for all students.   This belief is woven throughout the fabric of our products and how we build t...
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  • Sometimes I make me laugh...

    So I just headed over to the Community area. This came after spending several minutes on the home page typing a plethora of variations into the search engine, with no results to answer my predicament.   I began a...
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