• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Q2 2019 Blackboard Products Roadmap Webinars

    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), Blackboard Collaborate,...
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  • Increase Instructor Presence and Student Satisfaction with Video/Audio Feedback

    Instructor presence in online courses is crucial for student success.  The instructor plays an important role in student satisfaction in online courses.  Online instructors interact with students in discussi...
  • Gamification: Course Leaderboard ver 2

    Why use a course gamification leaderboard? It encourages faculty to keep grades current. Students realize someone is paying attention to their progress and has a bigger picture perspective. Following the adage, "you...
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  •    Congratulations, and thank you. . .

    Two years ago this week Kathy Saville started the SaaS Virtual Group. Kathy envisioned this group to enable clients to collaborate, share their experiences on SaaS, and learn from one another. We had about 160 clients...
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  • Everyone Can Learn Better with Universal Design for Learning

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on March 13, 2018.   Teachers and professors are often working hard to guarantee students make the most out of their classes. Universal Design for Learning (UDL)...
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  • Learning How to Learn: Student-Centered Educational Processes

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on November 22, 2017.   More autonomous learners, capable of developing an active role in educational processes: that’s what student-centered learning is ...
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  • Accessibility in accordance with students, teachers, and institutions

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on November 11, 2016.   Web accessibility must ensure that individuals with any type of disability are able to perceive, navigate, interact, learn, communicate, te...
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  • Student-Centered Learning: The Driver of Our Learning Path

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on November 15, 2017.   By: Gohar Hovhannisyan - Executive Committee Member, European Students’ Union   Yerevan, Armenia   The concept of student-...
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  • American Standards of Academic Integrity: An International Student Perspective

    Column originally published on E-Learn Magazine on October 19, 2017.   By Kyoungah Lee, International Programming Coordinator & Advisor, University of Pittsburgh   My brother graduated from high scho...
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  • Interview with Dr. Tracey Bretag: "A culture of academic integrity requires commitment at every level of the academic enterprise"

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on Oct 10, 2017   Dr. Tracey Bretag has dedicated the past 15 years to academic integrity research. She is an Associate Professor and Director of the Office for ...
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  • Integrity, Originality and Authorship: Evolving Concepts

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on Oct 16, 2017.   Goethe once said “There is nothing worth thinking but it has been thought before; we must only try to think it again.”1 In an increa...
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  • Overcoming Plagiarism: 8 Steps to Creating a Culture That Fosters Academic Integrity

    Article originally published on E-Learn Magazine on Jul 17, 2017   When students are part of a community in which integrity is a strong value, they are less likely to take part in dishonest behavior. To create ...
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