Tag Archives: Blackboard-Inc.

BREAKING: Blackboard Uses “MOOC” in a Sentence

This week we heard the news that Blackboard…um…they are…well…something about MOOCs. They like them, I think. Or something. Look, I get it. The company has realized that they need to take more direct action in response to the MOOC trend … Continue reading

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Desire2Learn’s Analytics Product Looks Very Good

I’ve been super-busy with a consulting gig over the last few weeks and have fallen off the wagon with my blogging. This is one of the many reasons that I am grateful to have Phil as my prolific yet profound … Continue reading

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Blackboard’s New Early Warning Analytics Product

A couple of weeks ago in my post about the different types of learning analytics, I described retention early warning systems thusly: Most people don’t think about early warning systems as being in the same category as adaptive analytics, but … Continue reading

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Everybody Wants to MOOC the World

You may have seen this week’s announcement from Instructure of their new Canvas Network to support MOOCs and other open courses. Blackboard has already been dipping its toe in this water, having had Curtiss Bonk run a MOOC on CourseSites. I … Continue reading

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Michael Chasen Leaving Blackboard

In case you haven’t heard the news yet, Blackboard has hired a new CEO—Jay Bhatt, previously the CEO of Progress Software. According to Mr. Chasen’s “open letter to the education community,” he will be participating in the transition for the … Continue reading

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