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  • July 10, 2013
    Institutions Opt for Company's Flexible Approach to Massive Open Online Courses

    Blackboard Inc. today announced that 15 more higher education institutions have elected to run massive open online courses ("MOOCs") on the company's free, flexible teaching and learning platform,...

  • July 10, 2013
    Solution Uses Risk Factors to Identify Students That May Need Help

    Blackboard Inc. today announced a new analytics feature that harnesses a range of student information to identify learners in danger of falling behind or dropping out. The new capability of the...

  • June 25, 2013
    Survey Shows Districts Increasing Online Classes as Common Core Looms

    Online classes are increasing in popularity among both students and parents, according to a survey report released today from Blackboard Inc. and Project Tomorrow®. Nearly half of high school...

  • June 24, 2013
    xpLor Lets Educators Discover and Share Interactive Learning Content across Courses and Institutions

    Blackboard Inc. today announced the release of xpLor™, a content platform that gives educators unprecedented ability to create, discover and share rich course materials across systems and...

  • June 24, 2013
    51,000-Student District Seeks to Expand Online Classes Aligned to Common Core

    Atlanta Public Schools has selected Blackboard Learn™ as its first district-wide learning management system (LMS) after a nine-month evaluation of leading commercial and open-source platforms....

  • June 21, 2013
    Web-Based Platform Lets Institutions Rapidly Issue High-Quality Apps

    Blackboard today unveiled Mosaic™, a unique platform that gives schools and universities a radically different approach to deploying mobile apps. While institutions can spend months developing...

  • June 19, 2013
    Students & Faculty Can Use Badges to Promote Achievements in Courses & Across the Web

    Blackboard has partnered with Mozilla, an industry leader in promoting openness on the Internet, to support broader use of digital badges and credentials in education. With the partnership,...

  • June 06, 2013
    Sugata Mitra, Clay Shirky to Deliver Keynotes

    Blackboard Inc. today announced an expanded program for BbWorld®, the company's annual user conference and one of the largest education technology conferences of the year. Scheduled for July 9-11...

  • May 29, 2013
    Two-Way Text Service Launched to Help Address School and Student Safety

    Blackboard Inc. has launched TipTxt™, a two-way texting service that encourages students to confidentially notify school officials of activity related to bullying or school safety, and will...

  • May 20, 2013
    Partner Schools Access e-Textbooks Directly in LMS

    Blackboard Inc. and Vital Source Technologies, Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, have launched pilot programs with a number of colleges and universities to test-drive an integrated offering...

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