BbWorld 2014 - Recap

July 15-17 • Las Vegas

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July 21 – 23, 2015

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Corporate Keynote

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Opening Keynote

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Geoffrey Canada

Geoffrey Canada Talks on Harlem Children's Zone, Education, and the Future

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Day 1 Recap

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Day 2 Recap

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Day 3 Recap

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How We Reimagine Education

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News from the Event

Blackboard Launches New Learning Solutions Portfolio

In an effort to give institutions and schools more value and greater exposure to their technology sets, Blackboard now offers solutions that combine their industry-leading, comprehensive product portfolio. The needs-based solutions were developed and created following extensive discussions with campus leaders, academic technologists, district officials, faculty, and students.

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Blackboard Launches Public Cloud Version of its Learning Environment

Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard’s private cloud, or via the public cloud, the company is now providing institutions with the industry’s most flexible deployment model and most comprehensive set of deployment options available to date.

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Blackboard Offers Solution and Services to Internet2 Higher Education Members

Blackboard has partnered with Internet2 to provide a customized learning and analytics offering for Internet2 members. The Internet2 NET+ offer provide access to the company’s teaching, learning and collaboration solutions, but also includes robust analytic and learning outcomes tools, a cloud-based, cross-institutional content repository that supports most learning management systems (LMSs), and helpdesk and adoption services.

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Blackboard Integrates Registration and Tracking Tools into Training Environment

In partnership with Genius SIS, Blackboard has updated its training environment for business and government organizations with the integration of a Web-based information system The environment now offers fully integrated learner registration, tracking, e-commerce, and enterprise reporting systems and tools directly within the learning environment and without third party integrations.

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Survey of College Presidents Calls for More Disruption

Nearly 70 percent of college presidents believe that at least a moderate amount of disruption is needed in higher education to improve outcomes and the perceived value of higher education. When given the options of “evolutionary change” or “disruptive change,” two-thirds of all institution leaders surveyed favored for massive or moderate disruption.

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From the Blog

Our Vision and Mission

July 16th 2014

On What do we want Blackboard to stand for? How do we achieve our vision? What do we aspire to be? We know we want to improve education and make it better. We knew that in order to do this, we have to create tools and foster ideas that will make learners more successful. And we know that ultimately, we want to have an impact on the world beyond education.

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Survey: College Presidents Call for Disruption

Survey: College Presidents Call for Disruption

July 15th 2014

Nearly 70% of college presidents believe that at least a moderate amount of disruption is needed in higher education to improve outcomes and the perceived value of higher education. Years ago, disruption to the higher education business…

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K-12 Live

BbWorld K-12 Live

July 15th 2014

BbWorld K-12 Live: a brand new, digital track of BbWorld just for the K-12 community. Fully virtual. And for free. We have organized three days of digital programming designed to support two-way communication between the community members tuning in from home and those of us on site ...

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BbWorld 2014 Presentations

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