Interactive Sessions & Videos

St. Hilda's School Goes Mobile

St. Hilda's School, an all-girls day/boarding school located in Queensland is using mobile learning to engage all of its stakeholders with a more personalised approach. Students are relating better, collaborating with one another and their instructors, and staying connected to their educational experience 24/7.

Click here to hear how St. Hilda's has increased student engagement while decreasing their carbon footprint with Blackboard's solutions (slides).

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Learn how Charles Darwin University improved student support for their online programmes

Universities are finding themselves in a tougher, more competitive market for students who favour online delivery. Coupled with increased pressure to improve learning outcomes and reduce drop rates, fully and blended online programmes increasingly recognise the need to add a strong suite of student services, including 24/7 support.

Download the recorded webinar with the team from Charles Darwin University and hear about their experience in moving to a 24/7 support model which has improved student satisfaction surrounding their LMS.

Learn about Charles Darwin's objectives, initial decision making process for partnership, and reflections on outcomes.

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Experience Education, Everywhere

Going mobile is one of the most effective ways to instantly enrich teaching, learning, and campus life—for everyone, wherever they are.  If your institution is considering or is already giving its learners, educators and community access to all aspects of the educational experiences on their mobile devices then join Blackboards Mobile Strategy series to find out how Blackboard can help you!

In this series of three presentations we will explore how you can realize your vision for improving student engagement, satisfaction and retention at your institution. The aim of the series is to:

  • Help you build a better education experience through mobile technologies
  • Show you how you can realize your mobile strategy with advice from the University of Liverpool who have already made their journey to mobile
  • Get the most from mobile technologies through additional modules, platforms and software development kits

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Blended Learning: Design Principles And Planning Tools

Combining face-to-face teaching with on-line activities is a challenging task. That is why we have worked together with Dr Richard Walker, Director of e-Learning at York University to develop a series of three interactive sessions on Blended Learning.

With this complimentary series – free of charge – we will show you which models and frameworks can be employed to shape the design and delivery of a blended course, bringing together the online and class-based environment. If you are a lecturer, instructor, course designer, or involved with the delivery of quality learning experiences in blended courses, this series is for you.

1. INTRODUCTION TO BLENDED LEARNING: Definitions & Design Principles
2. DESIGNING YOUR BLENDED COURSE: Designing Pathway & Planning Tools
3. DELIVERING YOUR BLENDED COURSE: Preparing, Supporting & Evaluating Student Learning

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