Blackboard Connect for Learn

Stronger Course Communication from the LMS

Help instructors increase student engagement using text messaging at the
course-level.

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Increase Instructor Efficiency

Make life easier by texting students for everything from office hours to exam prep right from the course in Blackboard Learn. Watch how fast they respond!

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Engage Mobile Students

Instructors can dialogue with students anytime, anywhere using text. Instructor communication has a direct effect on
student engagement.

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Keep Students on Track

Allow students to opt-in to receive automated alerts for everything from grades that are posted to assignments that are due via text or text-to-voice. U.S. customers on SP9 can get started at no additional cost.

Connect for Learn Overview

  Course Notifications Send Two-way SMS System Announcements
 
Description Students can select their preferences to receive automated alerts about things like grades being posted or assignments that are due. Instructors can send text messages to students in their courses and receive replies. Blackboard admins can now send system announcements via text and text-to-voice.
Intended User Students Instructors Blackboard System Administrator
Capabilities Automated Text and Text-to-Voice notifications for students Two-way text messaging; message templates; filters; administration and access control Send system announcements via text and text-to-voice
U.S. Availability No additional cost if the institution is currently using Learn Service Pack 9+ No cost to install on Learn 9.1 SP6+. Will need to purchase text message packs. No additional cost if the institution is currently using Learn Service Pack 9+
International Availability Available as part of Connect for Learn license. Will need to purchase text message packs. Available as part of Connect for Learn license. Will need to purchase text message packs. Available as part of Connect for Learn license. Will need to purchase text message packs.
 
 

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