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Click to view contentIn 2016, Blackboard engaged in a study “Patterns in Blackboard Learn tool use: Five Course Design Archetypes” that included data from 70,000 courses from 927 institutions, with 3,374,462 unique learners. Based on this study of over 3 million learners and 70,000 courses, it was found that 53% of courses were supplemental, meaning content-heavy… (Show more)
Trying to track students in a NF/NT cohort and where they are now.  I can easily find those that graduated, but those that left and came back or left and didn't come back is harder to report on.  If anyone has created something like this, I would love for you to share with me. Thanks, Kelly at Winthrop U
Steve Bailey
I have some great news to share, and it's something that I'm aware most of you have been waiting for. Blackboard has certified the new Pyramid Analytics business intelligence software, and we're ready to begin deployment. Let me give you a little more information about the application before we talk about the transition process...   Pyramid are… (Show more)
Steve Bailey
We have now finalised the registration process for Blackboard Analytics Symposium 2019, which is happening on July 22-23 in Austin, TX, followed by BbWorld. BAS continues to be a free event, but registration is required. Please register for attendance at   We are also still accepting submissions for presentation proposals,… (Show more)
Did anyone attend the event? Thoughts? Can anyone tell current clients what the roadmap looks like for Blackboard Analytics - especially in terms of using Pyramid 2018?
Click to view contentHi Everyone,   I am part of the Learning Analytics team responsible for Blackboard Analytics at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. We have recently done a deep-dive into the data to investigate some issues that we have had with activity not being tracked on some items. I have made a summary of these issues for our staff to be aware… (Show more)
Giving faculty access to data has become a topic of discussion at our institution in the last week. Everyone has a different idea of what content to share and what format to share it in. I'm curious how others are sharing data with faculty? Do they all have access to Pyramid? Publications sent to them? Dashboards? What types of data are shared?
Has anyone recently created an analytics strategic plan?  We are in the process of writing an overall IT strategic plan and the analytics strategic plan is one part of it.  Other areas would be Teaching and Learning, Infrastructure, etc.   Thanks!   Kevin
Hello Everyone, Our institution is currently a couple of versions behind in A4L and we're working on a justification to upgrade to the latest version.  In writing out our justification, I realized that the last update was released over a year ago (October 2017).  Has anyone heard anything about a new version of A4L coming out or how A4L will… (Show more)
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