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Wednesday, October 1, 2014
UMBC Adopts Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ Solution and Services Offering
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has reaffirmed and expanded their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering for Internet2's higher education members.
Announced earlier this year, Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ offering was developed ... read more
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Blackboard Introduces Cloud Version of Flagship LMS
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company announced today. With the addition of a Software-as-a-Service model (SaaS), Blackboard is now the only company to offer customers three different ways to host their system: ... read more
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Blackboard Acquires Requestec
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. has acquired Requestec, a leading provider of Web-based Real Time Communication (WebRTC) technology, to reinvent and revitalize the company's product portfolio and revolutionize video conferencing as we know it.
Today's announcement marks the latest step in the evolution ... read more
Friday, September 19, 2014
Nearly Two Million Students Use Blackboard's Professional Competency Tools
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced that nearly 2 million students have signed up to take advantage of the company's student-centric solutions focused on career preparedness. During the back-to-school timeframe alone, approximately 15,000 new members joined per day.
Students who have signed up ... read more
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Blackboard Shows Strong Momentum in Brazil
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the country over the past year, the company is expanding its ... read more
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Blackboard Launches Free App to Help Students Discover Career Paths
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced the release of Job Genie((TM)), a free mobile app designed to minimize student anxiety around the job selection process by helping them explore potential career paths and options for college. Job Genie is the latest innovation ... read more
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Blackboard Acquires CardSmith
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services, Blackboard announced today. CardSmith joins Blackboard's growing set of student identification services and broadens the credentialing deployment options the company offers ... read more
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Blackboard Offers Solution and Services to Internet2 Higher Education Members
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has created a customized learning and analytics offering available to the 259 higher education Internet2 members, the company and Internet2 announced today. The Internet2 NET+ offer will not only provide access to the company's market-leading solutions for teaching, learning ... read more
Blackboard Integrates Registration and Tracking Tools into Training Environment
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has updated its training environment for business and government organizations with the integration of a Web-based information system, the company announced today. The environment now offers fully integrated learner registration, tracking, e-commerce, and enterprise reporting systems and tools.
The ... read more
Blackboard Launches Public Cloud Version of its Learning Environment
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard plans to launch a new version of its flagship learning environment that is delivered via the public cloud, the company announced today. Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard's private cloud, or via the public cloud, the company is now providing ... read more
Blackboard Launches New Learning Solutions Portfolio
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to give institutions and schools more value and greater exposure to their technology sets, Blackboard now offers solutions that combine their industry-leading, comprehensive product portfolio, the company announced today.
The needs-based solutions include various product capabilities that ... read more
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Gary Lang Joins IMS Global Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary Lang, senior vice president of product development, support and cloud services for Blackboard, has been appointed to the IMS Global Learning Consortium's board of directors, the company announced today.
A nonprofit collaboration of the world's leading universities, school districts, ... read more
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Blackboard Acquires Perceptis
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced the acquisition of Perceptis, an industry-leading help desk and student support services provider. Through the acquisition, Blackboard extends its capabilities to provide integrated services to support students at every step of their education pathway.
Based ... read more
Monday, July 7, 2014
Monday, June 30, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Selects Blackboard
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has reaffirmed their partnership with Blackboard to power the university's primary centrally-supported learning management platform, Illinois Compass, the company announced today. Blackboard's comprehensive learning environment will support over 2,000 courses for over 40,000 students.
Blackboard has ... read more
Monday, June 16, 2014
University of Windsor Replaces Existing LMS with Blackboard
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Windsor has selected Blackboard to power its online and blended learning platform for its 16,500 students, the company announced today.
The University will replace its current learning management system (LMS) with Blackboard's learning environment, citing the company's ... read more
Monday, June 2, 2014
Blackboard Launches Professional Competency Profile for Students
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has unveiled a professional profile designed specifically for students and embedded directly in Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company announced today. Leveraging the MyEdu experience, the profile, along with a redesign of the company's student portfolio tool, creates a more holistic ... read more
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Miami-Dade Schools Selects Blackboard for Communications Solution
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) has selected Blackboard to enhance district-wide communications through the selection of its advanced mass notification capabilities, the company announced today. Through this continued partnership, Blackboard works with some of the largest school districts in the ... read more