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2014-07-07 16:26:10

Effort Aims to Create Broader Understanding of Skills-Based Approaches WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard and the American Council on Education (ACE) are jointly investing in research around competency-based education and the use of digital badges in an effort to help institutions better understand how skills-based approaches can help more learners get a college degree and achieve their employment goals, the organizations announced today. The first phase of the...

2014-06-30 23:13:37

Partnership Means Easier Access and Increased Adoption to Dynamic Emergency Management Plans and Procedures for Colleges’ Students, Faculty, Staff and Community Herndon, Va (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In a move to create safer college campus experiences nationwide, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that its emergency preparedness mobile app has been integrated into Mosaic, a mobile app platform from Blackboard, a global leader in education technology. The joint...

2014-06-26 16:23:24

Customizable District Mobile App Gives Parents Access to School and Student Information in One Central Location WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard has unveiled a comprehensive mobile communications solution that gives K-12 schools and districts a different and more unified approach to community engagement, the company announced today. K-12 Central((TM)) brings together Web site data, mass notification technology, and third party feeds into a single mobile app to...

2014-06-17 12:32:58

Next-Generation Learning Environment Will Support Over 40,000 Students 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 worked with the University...

2014-06-16 16:26:55

University Selects Industry's Leading Learning Management Environment 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 innovative product road map, industry leadership, and comprehensive student and...

2014-06-10 23:04:53

Latest Facial ID Tools Provide a Secure, Safe and Convenient Online Learning Environment Martigny, Switzerland (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 KeyLemon, pioneering developer of biometric ID and motion analysis technologies, today announced it has joined the Blackboard Partnerships™ Program. Both faster and more secure than legacy security methods such as passcodes or secret information, KeyLemon’s biometric ID will give Blackboard Learn™ users a seamless and rapid method of authentication...

2014-05-20 12:39:47

Online Professional Learning Tools Used to Support more than 60,000 Educators Statewide WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has selected Blackboard to deliver a statewide solution for professional learning and collaboration that will further its mission of providing service and support to more than 60,000 educators in over 2,000 public schools in districts across the state, the company announced today. Through this collaborative...

2014-05-15 16:32:30

Effort Will Improve Communication Efforts Between the District and its Students, Parents and Teachers 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 country providing their communication...

2014-05-15 12:44:47

Blackboard Analytics Earns Top Honors from Educators, Administrators and Institutional Leaders WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard won one of the software industry's most prestigious honors this week when Blackboard Analytics(TM) was named the Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution at the Software & Information Industry's Association's (SIIA) 2014 CODiE Awards. The product was also named the Best Overall Postsecondary Solution. Judges recognized Blackboard...

2014-05-07 23:08:05

Higher Education Customers of Blackboard’s Campus Mobile App Platform Can Now Free Students from Standing in Line Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 QLess, the company behind the leading mobile technology that eliminates physical lines, today announced that its dynamic wait experience solution has been integrated into Mosaic, a mobile app platform from Blackboard, a global leader in education technology that is dedicated to improving the student learning experience. Higher education...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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