Industry News

The Blackboard Catalyst Awards program annually recognizes and honors innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice, where teachers and learners work every day to redefine what is possible when leveraging technology.

7/23/2013

Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), has announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for its 2014 educational conference, to be themed, “Achieving ROI Success,” taking place February 11-13, 2014, at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas.

7/23/2013

MVU and Venture Garden Group designed an e-learning solution based on Mediasite lecture capture for the Center for Distance Learning at Obafemi Awolowo University.

7/22/2013

As part of CLE Service Days, approximately 100 CLE students and staff committed over 420 volunteer hours across the United States for projects.

7/22/2013

The Ellucian – Parchment integration will leverage Ellucian eTranscript, first announced on April 4, support the PESC standard, and enable real-time electronic authentication, production and transfer of transcripts between Parchment Exchange and Ellucian’s administration systems.

7/22/2013

The solution enables Indiana Wesleyan University to retire its old, overloaded tape-based backup system and easily scale to meet the growing needs of the University.

7/22/2013

Survey results reveal that the key benefits achieved from AP automation in higher education institutions include a reduction in invoice processing costs (33 percent), quicker approval cycles (29 percent), and better visibility across the transaction lifecycle (27 percent).

7/19/2013

Key new features include transparency and color-keying effects, the addition of local inputs and control over them, plus source touring and scheduling functionality.

7/19/2013

CDW Total Mobility Management simplifies day-to-day and long-term management of devices, apps and data – whether an organization’s program includes employer-owned or employee-owned mobile devices or both – integrating mobile technologies across IT networks and operations.

7/19/2013

The tool, Skyepack, just launched as a "freemium" product. Users can create and distribute their initial digital packs - which are a hybrid between an e-book and a mobile application - at no cost. Additional publishing space can be added for a fee.

7/19/2013

The exacqVision VMS software is fully integrated into the Retail 20/20 user interface, allowing users to quickly and efficiently identify potential losses without having to move between different applications.

7/18/2013

Hobsons, an education solutions company, empowers students to develop personalized academic and career plans based on their goals, interests, abilities, and learning styles.

7/18/2013

UF’s Forensic Science program won ADEC’s Award for Excellence in 2006. Four years later, Ian Tebbett, a professor with the UF College of Pharmacy, was recognized by the U.S. Distance Learning Association for his outstanding leadership in the advancement of distance learning through online technology.

7/18/2013

The new capability of the Blackboard Analytics™ platform leverages more than 25 different factors to build a risk profile based on a student’s academic background and focus, test scores and changes in performance.

7/18/2013

The site includes an innovative section -- "Insights " -- that provides industry trends, blogs on key facility policy and management issues, and other content.

7/17/2013

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