Client Stories

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University Of Southern Mississippi

USM saw 160% enrollment growth in web enhanced and fully online sections…in one year.

Vision

Develop a strategic plan to compete with virtual schools, and generate a new revenue stream.

Achievements

  • Significantly expanded geographic footprint
  • Met demand of overly enrolled courses more seamlessly
  • Increased interaction between students and faculty

How Blackboard Helps

  • Delivering quickly on large-scale initiatives
  • Developing strategic solutions around six capabilities
  • Providing full solutions

.Blackboard came in with an objective perspective. What we got back from the process was a very clear revenue picture—from the actual numbers to what should be reinvested back into the program. It’s given us the leverage we need to continue our online development and growth..

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SENA

Today, through the power of online education, SENA touches the lives of one in two Colombian citizens. 3.3 million people participated in workforce development training in 2009 alone.

Vision

More than fifty years ago the government of Colombia made a commitment to its population that worker training would be an important part of the services that citizens and corporations could expect in return for their local corporate taxes. To do this they established SENA, the Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje.

Achievements

  • Provides face-to-face training to more than six million Colombians
  • Continued growth year over year with 1.2 million trained in 2007 and 3.3 in 2009 of which in 2007 more than 1.2 million took courses online using Blackboard® technology, making SENA one of the largest online learning providers in the world.

How Blackboard Helps

  • Powering the delivery of online training with Blackboard technology
  • Expanding SENA's reach year over
  • Bringing training to where the people are – in the villages and in the countryside

.Blackboard was the platform that had all the tools we required and it also supported the growth we proposed. Our projected four-year growth was to be just under 300,000 users. The growth is so significant that we have more than 3.3 million students utilizing this platform..

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Mooresville Graded School District

Improving academic performance and attendance through a 1:1 laptop program and mass notification.

Vision

Transform district pedagogy and learning technology through digital conversion.

Achievements

  • Achieved 53 of 54 District Adequate Yearly Progress goals
  • Recorded a 7% gain on all end-of-course/end-of-grade test scores
  • Reduced district suspensions by 50%
  • Increased technology proficiency among teachers and administrators

How Blackboard Helps

  • Leading-edge learning management system to deliver courses and professional development
  • Mass-communication email and voice message delivery
  • Easy-to-develop classroom websites and portals for students and parents
  • Facilitation of online content delivery for students, including video
  • Real-time progress reporting for key performance indicators

.Blackboard provides the glue that holds our digital conversion together. [They] understand that what we’re after is measurable academic improvement, not just a technology system..

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Albuquerque Public Schools

Focusing on teaching and learning by letting Blackboard take care of all the behind the scenes work.

Vision

Build an Education 360 framework by wrapping education resources around every child 24x7.

Achievements

  • Diversifying instruction for different learning styles to deliver individualized experiences
  • Providing access to learning that students wouldn't normally have in a face to face situation

How Blackboard Helps

  • Empowering teachers to deliver feedback and enrich or remediate immediately with integrated assessment and assignment tools
  • Fostering community relationships with embedded collaboration tools

.Education 360 is about turning around public education from the inside out. We want to wrap educational resources around the children..

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