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TEACHING DURING CRISIS – UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA

Number of (Collaborate) Activities in Moodle DIGITAL AUDIMAX Sudden switch to home learning Since March 11, 2020, teaching at the University of Vienna has been taking place exclusively in the form of home learning because of the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 16, the university administration and operations followed into home office. The need for synchronous […]

2020 Exemplary Course Award Winners and More on the Way!

We are pleased to announce the 2020 Exemplary Course Program (ECP) Award winners! Established in 2000, the ECP Awards recognize instructor excellence in course design. Blackboard offers this free program to recognize faculty and course designers from schools, colleges, and universities around the world who develop engaging and innovative courses that represent the very best […]

LEHREN IN DER KRISE – UNIVERSITÄT WIEN

Anzahl der (Collaborate) Aktivitäten in Moodle DIGITALES AUDIMAX Sprungartiger Umstieg auf Home-Learning Seit 11. März 2020 findet die Lehre an der Universität Wien aufgrund der Covid19 Pandemie ausschließlich in Form von Home-Learning statt. Am 16. März folgte die Verwaltung des Universitätsbetriebs ins Homeoffice. Bedarf an synchronen Kommunikationstools linear gestiegen Aufgrund des erhöhten Bedarfs an virtuellen […]

How Do You Keep Your School Community Informed During a Health Crisis? Part III

This blog is one in a series from K-12 public relations experts about how they are using crisis communications strategies to prepare and inform their local communities amid the coronavirus pandemic. Tove Tupper is in communications at Highline Public Schools in Burien, Washington. Question: How do you keep your school community informed during a health […]

Supporting Continuity of Education with Blackboard Learn and Microsoft Teams

Supporting your plans to maintain continuity of education is of paramount importance for us here at Blackboard. We understand that institutions continue to make contingency preparations to support your students, faculty, and support staff in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. With the evolving situation in mind, we’ve integrated Microsoft Teams Meetings in Blackboard Learn […]

How Blackboard Student Services Fits the Unique Needs of HBCUs

Today, recruiting and retaining students with diverse backgrounds is a priority for higher education institutions; however, this hasn’t always been the case. In fact, historically black colleges and universities—or HBCUs, as they’re commonly known—were created by black leaders prior to the Civil Rights Act in 1964, in response to predominantly white institutions (PWI) repeatedly denying […]

Award-winning educator Dr. Michael K. Moore to deliver a keynote at BbWorld 2020

We’re excited to announce Chief Academic and Operating Officer of the University of Arkansas System (UAS) eVersity, Dr. Michael K. Moore, as our first opening keynote speaker at BbWorld 2020, taking place July 28-30 in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Moore, whose driving passion is broadening access to high-quality, affordable, and workforce-relevant educational opportunities, is a well-known […]

El Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) mejora los procesos de toma de decisiones gracias al uso de Blackboard Analytics for Learn

El Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) en alianza con Blackboard, implementó Blackboard Analytcs for Learn en Octubre de 2017. Desde ese momento ITBA ha potencializado: la eficiencia de los indicadores sobre el uso de su ambiente digital de aprendizaje, el rendimiento académico de sus estudiantes, los procesos de diseño instruccional y la evaluación de […]

Celebrating the Journey: Reflections from IncluCity

After logging 86,259 miles on the odometer and visiting 51 institutions across 4 continents, 6 countries, and 20 US states, the Ally Van brought in the New Year parked in the IncluCity Repair Shop. But what an adventure we enjoyed over the past year! You might remember from our very first Tour post, we began […]