Blackboard Opens Field Trial for Learning Analytics Solution

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Blackboard Inc. has partnered with several colleges and universities that will test-drive its new solution for learning analytics, the company announced today. The institutions will pilot the new solution – Blackboard Analytics™ for Blackboard Learn™, and provide feedback to the company.

Blackboard plans for the solution to provide a complete view of teaching and learning, monitoring usage patterns and data in the learning management system (LMS) along with information from the student information system. The real-time and longitudinal data generated by the system would be used to help better engage students, measure and improve learning outcomes, and assess the adoption and use of online learning tools.

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