#GoOpen with Blackboard Open Content

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    #GoOpen with Blackboard Open Content

    Explore the possibilities with a world of digital content at your fingertips. Blackboard Open Content, a core component of Blackboard Personalized Learning Solutions, provides a cloud-based, cross platform learning object repository for authoring, sharing, and reusing digital content. From user-generated resources to the best OER (Open Education Resource) providers, such as CK-12, SAS Curriculum Pathways, Khan Academy, and Discovery Education, Blackboard Open Content makes it simple and easy to leverage the best digital content with your students. Learn how Crowley ISD overcame significant challenges with the introduction of the Blackboard Learn environment; the most significant of which was teacher buy-in with Blackboard Open Content. Through a series of introductory professional trainings, followed by some higher level development, it became apparent that that Blackboard Open Content could handle the lion’s share of need created by this rollout. Teachers immediately latched on to many of the key features of Blackboard Open Content, especially creating content that could then be uploaded and shared with other teachers. With significant enthusiasm and energy derived from Blackboard Open Content, our trainings corrected to push Blackboard Open Content as a way to ‘test the waters’ for the full Blackboard Learn environment.