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Los principales desafíos del proceso de T&L y las Tecnologías educativas

Muchos son los desafíos o retos que hemos visto enfrentar a profesionales de la educación a lo largo del tiempo. Algunos recurrentes, otros nuevos y obedeciendo a circunstancias actuales. La realidad es que los tiempos cambian, y la educación es una de las áreas de conocimiento que estuvo estancada durante mucho tiempo y que ahora empieza a tener […]

#BbMakingItHappen Around the World

At Blackboard, we are deeply committed to partnering with our clients to make a significant impact on education around the globe, expanding access and making a real difference in students’ lives. Our individual team members reflect that passion in the work they do every day. And 2018 was particularly powerful for us as we saw […]

The Big Picture: Drivers of Change and the Road Ahead for Business Schools

Earlier this month, our team had the opportunity to sit down and talk trends in business education with Dr. Norean Sharpe, Dean and Joseph H. and Maria C. Schwartz Distinguished Chair at The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University in New York. With more than 25 years of experience as a […]

Partnership with Pronto enhances communication to increase student retention

We know that student retention is critical to any institution’s bottom line. Yet 2 and 4-year graduation rates have remained flat for over 30 years, resulting in roughly $16.5 billion in lost revenue from attrition (ranging from $10K to $102M per school). Those statistics are quite alarming. The good news is that there are many […]

Improving Accessibility Of Virtual Classroom Recordings

Creating equitable opportunities for learning is a key goal for educational institutions.  However, it can be challenging to create an inclusive learning experience when navigating a wide variety of content and technology that hasn’t always been designed to meet the needs of all students.  For this reason, reaching students beyond the traditional borders of the […]

Defining Digital Transformation: Let’s start with participate!

This is a guest post by Dr. Kenneth E. Russell, Vice President of Digital Transformation and Chief Information Officer at Pfeiffer University. It’s great to see discussions and questions regarding Digital Transformation beginning to emerge. For the past few years or so, it’s been top of mind with so many of the folks I’ve been around […]

Mature Students and Distance Learning

  Distance learning is a method of teaching and learning that allows students to complete their education while at a different location from the instructor. In the past distance learning was carried out in a similar format to classroom learning, by using books and papers, but today most distance learning occurs with the help of […]

Summer jobs: share your best photos and stories

During his university holidays, Alan Limke spent three summers at a theme park in Ohio, working as a clown musician with his friends. “We were a zany 12-piece band that snaked through the park, making guests laugh, scaring children, embarrassing cute girls and generally acting like idiots … and getting paid for it.” From becoming […]


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