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2011-08-18 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lindsey Wilson College will become one of the first institutions to move from the ANGEL platform to Blackboard Learn(TM) 9.1, Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) announced today. The decision was driven by Blackboard's overall commitment to product and service quality, and the company's ability to consistently meet and exceed high service levels and support standards set by ANGEL Learning. The decision follows an evaluation of several commercial and...

2011-07-12 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nadsaq: BBBB) today announced extended support for two key open education standards that make it easier for institutions to integrate the Blackboard Learn(TM) platform with other enterprise data systems and enable greater flexibility in the use of educational content and resources. The latest version of the leading online learning platform - Service Pack 6 for Blackboard Learn 9.1 - adds full support for IMS Learning Information...

2011-06-29 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB) today announced Service Pack 6 for Blackboard Learn(TM) 9.1, a significant update for its flagship software that brings a range of feature enhancements and improvements that produce a simpler, more effective workflow for instructors and administrators. More than 1,400 institutions have adopted Blackboard's next generation platform, and hundreds more are upgrading this summer to take advantage of its improved...

2011-05-16 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) today announced full support for Common Cartridge 1.1, making Blackboard Learn((TM)), Release 9.1 the first learning platform to support the newest version of a key industry standard that makes it easier for instructors to share educational content and resources. Blackboard received official certification for the new version of Common Cartridge from the IMS Global Learning Consortium in April. Support for Common...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An integrated solution offering students and faculty a single point of access for online courses, content and learning tools is now available worldwide from Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) and McGraw-Hill Higher Education, a unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), the companies announced today. The solution represents the deepest integration of an education publisher's content and tools in a learning platform, and is the product of a major...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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