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Join Phillip Miller, Chief Learning and Innovation Officer at Blackboard and James Wiley, Principal Analyst at Eduventures on Thursday, February 21, 10 AM ET for a discussion on the future of the LMS. If you are unable to attend because of the time a recording will be made available.
We look forward to sponsoring the 2nd annual SoTEL Conference at Auckland University of Technology on 14-15 February, 2019. The SoTEL symposium provides a platform for both the beginner and expert practitioner to inform and enlighten colleagues and peers of the outcomes of technology-enhanced learning. It provides opportunities for showcasing and sharing of knowledge, skills, innovations and results from evidence-based practice.
We look forward to our involvement at Universities Australia's Higher Education Conference in Canberra on 27 February - 1 March, 2019. The conference will explore the role that universities play in securing Australia’s prosperity, and will provide opportunity to consider the social and economic contribution that universities make to society at a local, national and global level.
Join your peers in Sydney from 20-22 August, 2019 for valuable thought-leadership discussions, hands on training, best-practice sharing and networking opportunities. Sign up to receive the latest updates on speakers, sessions, special offers and more.
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Blackboard's Accessibility Solution Continues Strong Momentum, Impacting 3 Million Learners Worldwide
31 OCTOBER, 2018: 464 institutions around the globe have licensed Blackboard Ally to provide students with more accessible, higher quality and more usable digital content.
Blackboard’s Teaching & Learning Conference 2018 to Address Challenges & Future of Education in the ANZ Region
16 AUGUST, 2018: Education leaders and experts to gather for Blackboard’s annual conference in Brisbane from 29 to 31 August 2018.
27 JULY, 2018: Blackboard remains fervently committed to continued development of its Moodle-based SaaS open-source product and contributing to the open-source community.
30 APRIL, 2018: Blackboard today announced that it is joining the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology (APPGAT), a diverse group of organisations consisting of assistive technology developers, charities, and universities and colleges, to educate politicians on the incoming EU regulations surrounding accessibility of digital content.
6 FEBRUARY, 2018: Rick will oversee all financial aspects of the company, including investor relations, accounting, tax, financial planning and analysis, treasury, and capital markets.
8 JANUARY, 2018: Blackboard is creating two new divisions: Global Client Operations & Success and Global Markets aimed at focusing its teams to better serve the needs of its clients worldwide.
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Blackboard Ally is honored to have recently received a 2018 IMS Global Learning Impact Award Platinum medal in the area of Educational Accessibility and Personalization.
We recently announced our strategic decision to exit the Moodle Certified Partner Program, and restated our fervent commitment to continue to provide clients with the most mature and stable Moodle-based Software as a Service (SaaS) product in the market and continue to support the Moodle project.
We haven’t just been adding functionality to Ultra, but we’ve been refactoring features and workflows so they are better than before.