Blackboard Learn

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About Blackboard Learn

Easy, engaging, and accessible, Blackboard Learn has been redesigned in collaboration with educators and is better than ever before.

With hundreds of new SaaS based features, a network of over 200 partners, and deep, seamless integrations all designed to work reliably alongside your current technologies, Blackboard Learn is low-maintenance, modern, simple, and focused on improving learner outcomes.

See what else is new with Blackboard Learn at Anthology.com/learn.


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Blackboard Learn Software - A modern and intuitive learning management system (LMS) designed in collaboration with the global education community, providing students and faculty with a more inclusive, flexible, and insightful experience.
Blackboard Learn Software - Built to be mobile-first, Blackboard Learn is the only LMS that provides the same great experience on PC, tablet, and smartphone. And Blackboard Learn was the First LMS to achieve accessibility Certification from the National Federation of the Blind
Blackboard Learn Software - Blackboard Learn supports instructors with multiple formative and summative assessment methods, and features capabilities that reduce stress for students to maximize results and minimize anxiety.
Blackboard Learn Software - Blackboard Learn has progress tracking tools embedded right into instructor and student workflows, making it easier for instructors to help students when and where they need it most.
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Blackboard Learn Software - A modern and intuitive learning management system (LMS) designed in collaboration with the global education community, providing students and faculty with a more inclusive, flexible, and insightful experience.
Blackboard Learn Software - Built to be mobile-first, Blackboard Learn is the only LMS that provides the same great experience on PC, tablet, and smartphone. And Blackboard Learn was the First LMS to achieve accessibility Certification from the National Federation of the Blind
Blackboard Learn Software - Blackboard Learn supports instructors with multiple formative and summative assessment methods, and features capabilities that reduce stress for students to maximize results and minimize anxiety.
Blackboard Learn Software - Blackboard Learn has progress tracking tools embedded right into instructor and student workflows, making it easier for instructors to help students when and where they need it most.

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Value for Money
4.1/5
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Ease of Use
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Abhuday
Abhuday
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 501–1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Easy and flexible learning management system.

Reviewed on 16/04/2023

Students are satisfied with it.

Students are satisfied with it.

Pros

It has very strong and fast customer support service.

Cons

It's bit costly and there are no free version.

Alternatives Considered

Moodle

Reasons for Choosing Blackboard Learn

More features are there in Blackboard.

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Wassim
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  • Industry: Computer Networking
  • Company size: 501–1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Blackboard Learn: The Leading LMS Platform for Higher Education

Reviewed on 17/07/2023

Very great experience. I rely on Blackboard Learn in managing all my online/face-to-face courses. I...

Very great experience. I rely on Blackboard Learn in managing all my online/face-to-face courses. I also rely on it in providing training sessions, tutorials, and office hours.

Pros

I have been using Blackboard Learn to support my undergraduate and graduate university courses. I mainly use it to flexibly:1. Post course lecture notes and recorded videos.2. Post assignments and manage their submission policies and due dates3. Conduct exams and quizzes4. Post grades to students and link it to Banner to be on the University database system5. Use many tools such as Blackboard Collaborate to conduct video conferencing sessions and office hours with students

Cons

Creating exams and assessments can be streamlined in a better way to create questions of different types more flexibly and rapidly. I recommend having a tool to do MCQ grading (such as Gradescope) integrated in the Blackboard LMS. Moreover, integrating video editing tools into the LMS itself would be a great addition as well.

Richard
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 5,001–10,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Blackboard - Really clunky!

Reviewed on 05/03/2020

At our institution Bb Learn instructions sometimes don't match the local implementation.

At our institution Bb Learn instructions sometimes don't match the local implementation.

Pros

What I like most about the software is what is is *supposed* to do: serve as a total course management system.

Cons

Everything about Blackboard is clunky — at least as it is set up in our university. Operations that should be drag and drop require multiple clicks. Nearly every function in Blackboard is present in other generic software and works more efficiently. In addition, Blackboard (as set up in our school) forces templates onto teachers, Redoing the templates into usable form takes lots of clicks.

Here are two examples of the most egregious design errors.

1. The Bb gradebook. It vaguely resembles like Excel or Google sheets in how functions. But unlike spreadsheets where one can easily duplicate columns and reassign formulas, the Gradebook requires separate multiple-menu-click operations for every column creation, every grade entry and every grade change. We find little flexibility in creating grading formulas, compared to off-the-shelf spreadsheet programs. And the import-export functions of Bb gradesheets to generic spreadsheets is so clunky that it is unusable.

2. Course duplication. Bb allows the teacher to duplicate a course. Except it doesn't really work. If you try and duplicate the course you taught in the year 2020 for use in 2021, you find that Blackboard will duplicate the general template for all university courses without importing all of the eaacher's innovations.

Rafael
Rafael
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  • Industry: Higher Education
  • Company size: 201–500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

One of the best e-learning softwares for (higher) education

Reviewed on 13/07/2021

My overall experience with Blackboard Learn is amazing, since it is a platform that has all the...

My overall experience with Blackboard Learn is amazing, since it is a platform that has all the features (and beyond) I need for higher education (as a student).
The communication and course management are just spot on.
I feel this software has a great potential and amazing capabilities and it is definitely my favorite e-learning platform. I could easily recommend it to any higher education student/teacher.

Pros

What I like the most about Blackboard Learn is the amazing and complete features it offers to its users.
I use this software for higher education (as a student) and it is very complete and reliable. I can track all my courses, appointments, works, grades, files and many more in the same place, which is perfect for me.
I also like the fact I can communicate with my teachers within this platform and the possibility to activate the email notifications for every course is a great add-up for this software.

Cons

What I like the least about this software is the User Interface (UI), as I consider the navigability could be better and the features could yet be more accessible and easier to use.
Other than that, I don't have any other "complaints" about Blackboard Learn.
I may mention that in the beginning of the pandemic, with the introduction of online classes, this software was a life-saver and my institution needed to contact the support team, who was very responsive and agile to solve all the issues at that time.

Arturo
Arturo
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Your new classroom (digital)

Reviewed on 26/05/2022

The experience that Blackboard gives you is satisfactory since several other platforms, its...

The experience that Blackboard gives you is satisfactory since several other platforms, its management system between courses, and the power to upload files or open documents that teachers upload to their respective courses, are not as easy to do as in blackboard, since the software is very friendly for students like us and makes it not cost us work in performing all its functions that it gives us.

Pros

Being still a student, I love the ease with which I can move within the interface and change courses because if you have several subjects, you can easily locate them and see the content very easily. Inside the software, you can see practically everything as if it were a classroom since you can hold virtual meetings, see your content/tasks to do, see your final grades, take your final exams, etc. It is a platform that stands out for its excellence in education since the page rarely crashes or presents some difficulties.

Cons

It may be difficult at first to navigate through the different menus/pages/courses because the platform does not give us that simply look the first time we see it, as unlike its competitors in the market, this one has a slightly less friendly view. But it is rescued if for example our school/university gives us within Blackboard a small tutorial on the essentials you should know about this software.
But honestly, I do not see many cons to Blackboard because it is a platform that gives us what we are looking for and that is why it is one of the top e-learning software.

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Blackboard Learn offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: USD 9,500.00/year
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

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Blackboard Learn has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Blackboard Learn supports the following languages:

Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, European Portuguese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Blackboard Learn supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

We do not have any information about what integrations Blackboard Learn has

Blackboard Learn offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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