• Blackboard Analytics Symposium 2019: Update & Call for Proposals

    Late last year, we notified you that the Blackboard Analytics Symposium was being rescheduled from the February dates, but we've yet to provide you with an update. I can now announce that the Symposium is scheduled fo...
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  • Presentations from the 2018 Blackboard Analytics Symposium

    34 presentations in 1.5 days.  450 attendees, both in person and via live stream from around the world.  The quantity and quality of material that was delivered in this relatively short period of time in Aus...
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  • New Blackboard Analytics Community Representative...

    Hi everyone, I’m the new Senior Product Marketing Manager for Analytics at Blackboard (replacing Timothy Harfield, and so Blackboard's main representative within this Community), and I’d like to take this ...
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  • Join the Hackboard:Data Community!

    Hi there, Analytics Community   I'm Carlos, a new member of the Analytics Product team at Blackboard. I've been going through the Analytics Community site and I'm really excited to see how engaged this community...
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  • The New Pyramid is now available!

    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 deploym...
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  • Using Content, Grade Center, and Announcements in Blackboard to Support Student Learning

    In 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. ...
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  • Blackboard Analytics Symposium Registration Now Open!

    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 requir...
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  • Shape the Future of Analytics! Join a Blackboard Data Collaborative.

    Help define the future of Blackboard Data!   On July 17, 2018 we announced that we are developing a new data and reporting environment that will play an important unifying role as a core feature for Blackboard c...
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  • Patterns in Faculty Learning Management System Use

    Would you like to know how your faculty are using the LMS?   The study demonstrates how to evaluate the use of your own Blackboard Learn LMS and how to apply latent class analysis to identify major faculty usage...
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  • Top 7 findings in the new study on Blackboard usage

    The top findings from the Patterns in Faculty Learning Management System Use | SpringerLink research study at University of Illinois at Chicago.   1. On-line courses at UIC focus on holistic use of LMS tools....
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  • Patterns in Faculty Learning Management System Use

    Would you like to know how your faculty are using the LMS?   The study demonstrates how to evaluate the use of your own Blackboard Learn LMS and how to apply latent class analysis to identify major faculty usage...
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  • Using analytics to support intensive advising and increase retention rates

    "Do we pout?" "No, Daddy. We take action."   Check out this awesome guest blog post from Andy Miller, on how Concordia University - Wisconsin used data to support intensive advising and increase its retention ra...
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  • Announcing our First Innovation Partnership Program Project

    Headcount and Credit Hour Reporting for Student Management  At the 2018 Blackboard Analytics Symposium, we launched a new program designed to enhance the core functionality of Blackboard Intelligence modules thr...
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  • Technical Training Webinars are Back!

    Last year we ran a very successful series of technical training webinars to help Blackboard Intelligence customers to implement their own customizations, and maximize the value they are able to extract from their exis...
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  • Four Things You May Have Missed at the 2018 Blackboard Analytics Symposium

    Last week, the Blackboard Analytics Symposium brought together nearly 450 Blackboard clients from all over the world, both in person and via the live stream, to share emerging and high impact practices involving the u...
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  • From LMS Reporting to Learning Analytics: Exciting updates to Analytics for Learn

    At Blackboard, we want to make educational data science accessible to those who are in a position to put its results into practice. It is therefore with great excitement that we announce the latest release of Analytic...
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  • Anna Karenina principle in adoption of gamification

    Lutz Bornmann and Werner Marx from the Max Planck Society in Germany wrote about the Anna Karenina principle as a way of thinking about success in science experiments (Bornmann, & Marx, 2012). According to the pri...
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  • Downsides to Big Data analytics in Higher Education

    Learning analytics looks at proxies for learning, and it can be tempting to mistake correlations for causation. Predicting the future is an enticing idea to academic leaders. Programmers have their "Design Patterns", ...
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  • Success Stories (April 18, 2017)

    Congratulations to our customers, who are making headlines this week as they work to use data in support of their students.   INSTITUTION HEADLINE Georgia State University State Farm is providing $20 millio...
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  • About the Blackboard Analytics Community Site

    The Blackboard Analytics Community site is an important resource exclusively for current Blackboard Analytics customers.  This site features announcements, information about upcoming events, and links to helpful ...
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