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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Trump Wants to Drastically Alter the Education Dept. Here’s What You Need to Know. Chronicle of Higher Education A U.S. Department of Education and the…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. States Struggle to Close Degree-Attainment Gaps Inside Higher Ed Most states have set goals for the proportion of their residents that should have a college…
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A holistic view of analytics in support of student success requires addressing three facets of higher education: teaching and learning, the student life-cycle, and institutional performance (i.e. ‘the business of teaching and learning’).  As with BbWorld last year, I am thrilled by the number of high quality analytics presentations at this year’s…
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Since its inception, Blackboard Transact, now Campus Enablement, has been relentlessly focused on enabling our clients in the service of their students and community.  We have accomplished this by continuously introducing market-driving innovations, not just for the sake of innovation.  To that end, we believe that innovation must be thoughtful,…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Private Colleges Give Ground on Student Data Inside Higher Ed Proponents for better data on whether and how college pays off for students saw a victory, if a…
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Over the past few years at Blackboard we have been on a journey to evolve our business, remaining laser-focused on the experience we deliver to our clients and providing them innovative products and services that help them meet the needs of organizations, users and learners. I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished in such a short period of time and…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Education Secretary Ready to Overhaul Higher Education Law Through Regulation New York Times Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, frustrated by stalled efforts…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. 3 Takeaways From a Book-Length Federal Report on ‘The Condition of Education’ Chronicle of Higher Education …The report, which covers the education life…
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Can outsourcing help desk services help you become a best-practice institution? Absolutely. Without a doubt, there are several big benefits when it comes to outsourcing your help desk services: consistent user experience, higher efficiency, and better utilization of valuable resources are just some of the many advantages. But one key benefit that…
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Website accessibility products that check the content of your website against the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0 AA) are plentiful and sometimes very detailed. Most of the website accessibility tools are similar in their process, but some are so detailed they leave you in a tailspin of confusion trying to interpret accessibility…
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Don’t know the graduate next to you? You’re not alone. One-third of students take at least one class online. Washington Post Once the backwater of higher…
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Creating accessible content is a challenge that many educators, institutions and organizations around the world face daily. Over the course of the last year, you probably have heard us talk a lot about the challenges of course content accessibility and how our solution, Blackboard Ally, focuses on making digital course content more accessible by…
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You can’t just set it and forget it. Analytics are simply a tool. As a tool, they are only as effective as the institutions that wield them. But effectiveness hinges on experience. How can an institution with little or no experience with learning analytics accelerate its adoption and make an immediate impact? It’s a chicken and egg situation that…
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