Blackboard Analytics for LearnTM (A4L) is the most powerful, flexible, and comprehensive learning analytics solution on the market today. With the ability to slice, dice, and drill into a vast amount of longitudinal information about learning management system use, institutions are optimizing their learning environments, improving faculty development, empowering their students, and performing high quality research. With deep insight into how learning tools are used, the quality of student engagement, and the impact of instructional design practices on specific learning outcomes, colleges and universities are eliminating achievement gaps at scale and setting their students on the path for long-term success.
Blackboard Analytics for Learn
Instructional design has a significant impact on student success. A well-designed learning environment can increase student engagement, decrease unnecessary cognitive load, and encourage self-reflection, but it can be difficult to know what works best, in which context, and for whom.
Optimize Online Learning
Faculty and students use the LMS in many different ways. Discover the right tools and patterns for students by school, department, program, and course.
Support Faculty Development
Colleges and universities spend a significant amount of time on faculty development, but they haven’t traditionally had a good way to measure impact. With Analytics for Learn, faculty developers can present instructors with evidence of what works, and have access to the information they need for continual improvement.
Promote Reflective Learning
Research has found that student-facing dashboards make a significant impact on learner performance. Analytics for Learn includes a prepackaged, integrated dashboard that allows students to track their activity relative to others.
Increase LMS Adoption
Do you have a clear picture of your LMS adoption? Do you know how instructors are using third-party tools? With visibility into how educational technologies are being used, institutions have the information they need to increase rates of high impact adoption.
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We are your partners in change. Our team of experts will work with you to respond to the emerging needs of your institution, and increase your impact using data you already have.
When it comes to strategic planning and overall institutional strategies around problems such as recruitment, retention and completion, the LMS is often overlooked as a valuable strategic resource. The Learning Analytics Data Strategy Workshop from Blackboard is designed to help institutions look beyond the expected online learning aspects and discuss how it can be used to address core challenges.
Understand how Indian River State College leveraged Blackboard Analytics at all levels of the organization to benchmark their successes, gain faculty buy-in and support, motivate data-driven online course design, and identify and engage at-risk students.
With the power and flexibility that come from Blackboard Analytics for Learn, its value and potential are limited only by your imagination. Here are nine ways that Blackboard Analytics customers are using it today.
Blackboard collaborated on a research study with Dr. Stephanie Teasley, Research Professor at the School of Information at the University of Michigan and Director of the Learning, Education and Design Lab to investigate how students perceive performance dashboards generated by Learning Management Systems used for coursework conducted in the context of higher education.