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Blackboard Collaborate named ‘product of the year’

Blackboard Collaborate has been honoured for exceptional innovation in online collaboration with the 2016 WebRTC Product of the Year award.

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Blackboard's K-12 New Learning Experience intros more integration and new naming

Blackboard is offering up new bundling and product names specifically for the K-12 market. The Blackboard K-12 New Learning Experience (NLE) platform consists of a mix-and-match compilation of products, professional services and integration for districts and schools. The solution sets broadly cover safety and security, community engagement and personalized learning.

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Blackboard partners with Uber

Blackboard has partnered with online transportation network Uber Technologies to let students pay for rides on their campus card account using the Uber app.

A win-win for Blackboard and Moodle

Blackboard and Moodle form an official partnership

In yet another attempt for companies to combine their efforts in creating better online education spaces, Moodle and Blackboard have joined forces for the Moodle Project. - See more at: http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/blackboard-and-moodle-form-official-partnership-314817082#sthash.3J0UMHM6.dpuf


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Events

BbWorld 2016

Save the date for BbWorld 2016: July 12-14, 2016

Once a year Blackboard Inc. hosts BbWorld®, a premier training, networking, and professional development event for Blackboard users from around the globe. This conference allows you to ask questions and find answers, network with over 2,000 peers, meet experts, explore our partners, learn about our product roadmaps, and have the opportunity to share your ideas for the future.

Industry Events

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The Summit for Online Leadership

June 27, 2016 9:00 AM EDT

Blackboard will be attending the Summit for Online Leadership in Washington, DC. This event will address topics such as emerging technology and design, marketing and student success, leadership and strategy, and program innovation.

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UPCEA - Online Learning Roundtable

June 27, 2016 9:00 AM EDT

Blackboard will be attending and sponsoring the annual UPCEA Online Leadership Roundtable in Washington DC on June 27, 2016. This conference is the flagship for senior leaders responsible for leveraging the strategic potential of online learning to transform institutions domestically and globally. We hope to see you there.

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The 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining

June 29, 2016 9:00 AM EDT

Blackboard will be sponsoring and attending the 9th annual EDM Conference in Raleigh, NC. This conference is a leading forum for research that mines large data sets to answer questions that shed light on the learning processes.

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National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Conference (NASFAA)

July 10, 2016 7:00 AM EDT

This conference is the premiere event serving the student financial aid community by providing valuable, current information on student aid programs from financial aid veterans. Take advantage of this unique training and professional development opportunity that will equip student aid professionals with the tools needed to most effectively assist families. We hope to see you there.

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CGCS Public Relations Executives Meeting

July 15, 2016 9:00 AM CDT

Join us at the annual Public Relations Executives Meeting in Chicago, IL this year for discussions on improving both internal and external communications for your schools and districts through the use of social media, public relations and marketing.



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