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Computer solutions boxed up for delivery

Blackboard's K-12 New Learning Experience intros more integration and new naming

Blackboard is offering up new bundling and product names specifically for the K-12 market. The Blackboard K-12 New Learning Experience (NLE) platform consists of a mix-and-match compilation of products, professional services and integration for districts and schools. The solution sets broadly cover safety and security, community engagement and personalized learning.

User booking a Uber ride on mobile phone

Blackboard partners with Uber

Blackboard has partnered with online transportation network Uber Technologies to let students pay for rides on their campus card account using the Uber app.

A win-win for Blackboard and Moodle

Blackboard and Moodle form an official partnership

In yet another attempt for companies to combine their efforts in creating better online education spaces, Moodle and Blackboard have joined forces for the Moodle Project. - See more at: http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/blackboard-and-moodle-form-official-partnership-314817082#sthash.3J0UMHM6.dpuf

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Blackboard Collaborate named ‘product of the year’

Blackboard Collaborate has been honoured for exceptional innovation in online collaboration with the 2016 WebRTC Product of the Year award.


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Events

BbWorld 2016

Save the date for BbWorld 2016: July 12-14, 2016

Once a year Blackboard Inc. hosts BbWorld®, a premier training, networking, and professional development event for Blackboard users from around the globe. This conference allows you to ask questions and find answers, network with over 2,000 peers, meet experts, explore our partners, learn about our product roadmaps, and have the opportunity to share your ideas for the future.

Industry Events

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AIR Forum Conference

May 31, 2016 9:00 AM CDT

Blackboard is a sponsor of the annual AIR Forum Conference in New Orleans. This 4-day conference will include presentations from higher-education professionals working in the institutional research, assessment, planning and related postsecondary education fields.

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Alabama Education Technology Conference (AETC)

June 07, 2016 9:00 AM EDT

Join us in Birmingham, AL for the 20th year of the Alabama Education Technology Conference. Learn more about new teaching techniques and the challenges and solutions for integrating technology into the classroom.

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WCET Leadership Summit

June 08, 2016 9:00 AM MDT

Blackboard will be attending WCET's Leadership Summit in Salt Lake City, UT. The goal is to stimulate thinking about the changing landscape for tomorrow’s learners who will need the ability to digitally represent their validated competencies and skills.

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Arizona School Public Relations Association (ASPRA)

June 14, 2016 9:00 AM MST

This summer conference, in Prescott, AZ, will discuss topics from marketing to millennials, and student recruitment to emergency response plans and the effective use of social media in school communication.



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