Currently Blackboard …
serves as a portal that provides
- interactive websites for all courses and various offices.
- Space for HR information
A recent survey was conducted via Blackboard (Nov 19-22) asking users if they have used other LMS products and what their impressions were of those relative to what we are currently using.
Here are some of the results: Read More
The survey referenced in this article was administered in Nov or 2015 as a due diligence assessment of our current system, Blackboard. The process is outlined in another post.
Faculty are definitely frustrated by some aspects of Blackboard. However, they are not so frustrated that they are willing to move to another system. Students are frustrated more with how the tool is being used than how the tool works. We’ve put together a short ‘letter to faculty‘ that is based on the responses given by students. In this ‘letter’ we’ve also included some advice on how to deal with some of the ‘problems’ students reported. Read More
A Blackboard review is being conducted during the Spring 2016 semester. The process includes:
Begin the process of negotiating and moving forward either with Blackboard or another product (the hard stuff).