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Updating technology is a time-consuming, complex task. Problems during a transition to updated or new technology can lead to lack of adoption and difficulty during subsequent change management, which creates an ongoing problem with unhappy users and constant change requests.
For academic institutions, ensuring that their courses are accessible to all students has become both a legal and a moral imperative. Because of this, institutions are increasingly designing their e-learning courses with inclusivity in mind.
When an institution decides to adopt learning technology, it does so with bespoke eLearning goals in mind. Improved academic outcomes, increased student retention and an expanded online learning programme are just some of the goals an institution may want to achieve.
As online programmes grow and understanding of student needs increases, institutions need to provide both content and tools for learners with varying needs. Learn how to create an inclusive learning environment.
Worldwide, one billion people experience some type of visual, hearing, or cognitive disability—roughly 15% of the world's population. Learn why accessibility is the educations moral and legal imperative.
What does the landscape of students with disabilities look like in Higher Education?
A comprehensive accessibility audit of eLearning courses identifying areas that prevent a barrier-free learning environment.
Students with disabilities have all the intellectual tools they need to thrive in higher education. Yet too many give up because of lack of accommodations which can create unnecessary barriers.
Ready to go the CBE distance? Use this tool from the CBE experts at Blackboard to better understand your current level of readiness to launch a CBE programme.
5 ways competency-based education is transforming the instructor’s role.
More and more institutions have a competency-base education (CBE) programme in the works or underway. This Blackboard survey reveals where institutions like yours stand on competency-based education (CBE).
Competency-based education is a powerful engine to help higher education focus on bringing value to the lives of learners.
This short paper by Blackboard’s Enterprise Consulting team provides institutions with a perspective on CBE as well as basic considerations when developing CBE programmes.
Read how Texas addressed common challenges and some lessons learned in launching their competency-based education programme.
CBE programmes rely on faculty to be responsible for the development of the competencies and curriculum, and to provide students with critical input as they develop knowledge and mastery.
Research with university students shows that students succeed better with the appropriate “nudges.” Students of all levels found feedback given in visual dashboards and timely communication useful to help them improve performance in individual courses and across their programme.
With today’s classroom technologies, academic institutions have the potential to capture a tremendous amount of data. With Blackboard Intelligence Analytics for Learn administrators, instructional designers, and faculty are able to utilise this data, turning it into actionable information that enables them to improve learning outcomes.
Arm your teaching staff with tool to deliver the best courses online. Take advantage of Blackboard’s certification programme.
Focus on core competencies, leave the rest to us.
The quality of your online courses and how they comply to regulations are imperative for your online programme success according to Dr. Susan Aldridge, President of Drexel University Online. Learn more from Susan by downloading this brief.
This programme is designed to drive learning outcomes based on the performance expectations defined by industry. Learn how to differentiate the learning experience to attract students looking for an edge as they join today's workforce.
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.
Course Review services to help you ensure that your online courses meet quality and accessibility standards
We can help you bring online learning to life by developing engaging, pedagogically sound courses and programmes.
We understand that every education institution technology ecosystem has evolved over time, so trying to impose a “standard” way of working won’t work.
You’ve got complex issues that require powerful, flexible solutions to help you deliver on your education strategy and goals.