Forty-six states and the District of Columbia offer a school choice program that allows parents to explore various school options for their children. This competitive environment makes it critical for districts and schools to add marketing to their long list of duties. Your district and schools have a brand or identity that represents how you […]
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Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education? Here’s a recap of this week’s top education news. Let us know what you think about this week’s news in the comments below. Not So Open Doors Inside Higher Ed …The survey results show that concerns about college costs discourage one in three high-achieving low-income students from […]
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By far, my favorite thing about our BbWorld conference is having face-to-face conversations with customers. It’s the thing I most look forward to, and after our conference in New Orleans a couple of weeks ago, I came away noticing a significant but subtle trend. It had to do with the ever-thorny world of ethics and […]
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Are you interested in learning more about what’s trending in education? Starting today, we’ll help you stay up-to-date by offering a recap of the week’s top education news every Friday. We’ll share some of the recent industry articles that the Blackboard team has been reading and found most interesting. We encourage you to let us […]
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This is a guest blog post by Dr. Rodney Parks, Registrar and Director of Summer College at Elon University, and a 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Award Recipient of the Optimizing Student Experience Award. Diversity and inclusion: A multifaceted approach The cultivation of an inclusive campus community is a common strategic objective among colleges and universities. In […]
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This is a joint post by John Whitmer, Daniel Nasiatka and Timothy Harfield. What kind of effects do embedded nods and nudges have on student behavior? Providing students with information about how they are performing in a course, and alerting them in advance if they are at risk of not passing a course, has been suggested […]
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At Blackboard, we recognize the significance of innovation in the developer community and the contributions this community has made to education technology. Since 2003, we’ve worked together to build the most robust ecosystem of partners to maximize efficiency in teaching and learning. This ecosystem includes over 3,000 integrations created by our community of over 3,500 […]
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“They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald That’s how I feel about my mobile phone. We are attached. It supports me and I often feel lost without it (quite literally when I need directions). For generations who have never lived in a world without mobile technology, this […]
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This is a guest post by Jason Katcher, Director, North America Education & Enterprise East for Dropbox. Many educational institutions rely on Blackboard Learn to ensure a world-class education for their students and faculty. Likewise, they also choose Dropbox Education to power collaboration and increase engagement on campus. So much so that Dropbox has […]
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Our team here at Blackboard is getting more and more social every year, and we will be tweeting like crazy for #BbWorld17. We know you already follow @Blackboard, Bill Ballhaus (@BillBallhaus), and Katie Blot (@kcblot) for our biggest announcements, but the behind-the-scenes access is the best (and most fun) part of social media. Here are a handful […]
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