For the first time you have easy access to the universe of standards aligned materials in the LMS you already use. Share learning objects with colleagues in your district or globally. Blackboard xpLor puts you in control.
Easily share content globally or with select groups. Simply "publish" it into channels for others to find and use with conditions you define.
Spend less time searching and more time teaching. Quickly find the right standards-based content from this unique repository, including individual learning objects and entire courses.
All learning content is delivered through your LMS. There's no exporting, importing, or worrying about being able to open files. Materials you add are immediately available to your teachers.
Intuitive authoring tools enable you to easily create, edit and align standards to your learning materials to store in the repository, all through your existing LMS.
Sharing doesn’t mean giving away your rights. Blackboard xpLor has copyright controls built in. Apply Creative Commons copyright to your learning materials and the system will help you enforce those rights, so your content is protected.
Amid the discussion of open technology and open education that pervades the dialogue in education today, I’ve found it curious that one simple concept receives relatively little attention: to create something open, someone must first be willing to share their creation. Continue Reading...