Language Translations

Reaching your entire community effectively means speaking their language. For schools and communities where many families speak languages other than English, this can be a significant challenge. If you do not have full-time translators on staff, reaching your audience can be expensive and time-consuming. For some relatively-niche languages, finding a local translator can also be difficult.

With the Blackboard Connect™ service, you can easily and simultaneously reach your community in one of 15 languages. Blackboard Connect instantly shows you if your selected audience needs message translation, and you can translate content in a single, simple screen.

How do language translations work?

  • The Blackboard Connect message creation tool automatically detects the language preferences of selected recipients in your database and you can translate your English content into one of our supported languages with a single click.
  • The Blackboard Connect Access Portal allows your recipients to self-identify their language preferences.

Which languages are supported?

  • Cantonese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish


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