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Welcome, Higher Education Educators
Empowered faculty. Engaged students. As your partner on this teaching and learning journey, we support you with resources to reach your goals.
Teaching & Learning Resources
What does it take to create an engaging, effective course? The Exemplary Course Program, with its peer and expert review processes, can provide valuable insights.
Mobile learning lets students benefit from interacting with their course content on the devices that they use to connect with every other aspect of their lives, nearly 24/7. This guide shares best practices to create mobile-friendly course material to improve your students’ engagement and participation.
You’re invited to test drive Blackboard Learn (LMS) with the Ultra experience with Educator Preview. With your feedback, we've built a new user experience for both learners and educators that is more modern, personalized and intuitive.
News & Research
This Chronicle of Higher Education research report explores the various ways faculty and instructional designers are changing the classroom experience and redesigning courses to teach a new generation of students.
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) has more than 300 online courses. Learn how their instructors design their courses and deliver high quality content to this large, diverse group.
Today the Penn State World Campus has more than 12,000 students worldwide. Learn how they used Blackboard Collaborate to make their courses as interactive and dynamic as their on-campus classes.
Services & Technology Information
Find quick answers and tutorials about on topics how to use the Ultra experience for Learn, from “getting started” to “grading”—and everything in between. Our easy-to-follow tutorials will guide you every step of the way.
Blackboard offers a number of resources to get you the help you need. However, if you are experiencing an issue or need support, please contact your university help desk.