University of Phoenix Goes ‘Ultra’ With Blackboard SaaS

University of Phoenix Goes 'Ultra' With Blackboard SaaS

Hybrid secondary education pioneer and one of the largest providers of online education in North America, the University of Phoenix has chosen to leverage the Blackboard ecosystem to “enable a next-generation digital learning platform” for its estimated 140,000 students. A 2022 partnership extension announcement is available at blackboard.com. The workplace-designed University already offers a virtual […]

Moodle In Blackboard’s Reflections On 20 Years Of Learning Technology

Moodle In Blackboard's Reflections On 20 Years Of Learning Technology

According to CEO Bill Ballhaus, Blackboard Learn is “the most complete and robust LMS available on the market today.” The past 20 years of Blackboard are summarized as: a digital environment that has now become second nature, a layer of interaction that guarantees intuitiveness and inclusiveness, so no peer is left out, and continuous pace of features and improvements, […]

What Is SafeAssign, And Will Moodle Fall Prey To A Plagiarism Epidemic Without It?

What Is SafeAssign, And Will Moodle Fall Prey To A Plagiarism Epidemic Without It?

Some plagiarism services help educators penalize cheating. Blackboard’s SafeAssign “promotes originality.” A recent press release announces the upcoming availability of SafeAssign in Moodlerooms and Moodle in early 2018. Much like the other plagiarism services out there, SafeAssign matches student submissions against a comprehensive database of academic works. The product seems to be attuned to a […]