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Class buys Blackboard Collaborate

by Emily Bamforth

Michael Chasen's edtech company, Class, plans to acquire a leading virtual classroom product, Blackboard Collaborate, from a company he co-founded.

Miami Dade College selects Canvas for new learning management system

by Colin Wood

Miami Dade College said it selected Canvas to support a “diverse student population with a fully mobile and accessible solution.”

Edtech giant Blackboard to merge with Anthology

by Emily Bamforth

Executives of the two companies said they want to create an "edtech ecosystem" with their combined technologies.

Blackboard launches Center for Advancing Learning to address education policy

by Emily Bamforth

Organizers said the edtech firm's new center will begin by focusing on HBCUs and community colleges.

Predictive analytics are only as useful as the university culture around them

by Ryan Johnston

Data analytics are a key tool for higher education institutions seeking to bolster student success, but don't expect a silver bullet, experts said.

Blackboard 'Ally' tool aids course design for students with disabilities

by Emily Bamforth

Blackboard recently released a free, online course based on insights from its accessibility tool, Blackboard Ally, which is used at more than 700 institutions.

Amazon releases new Alexa API, simplifying custom voice commands

by Betsy Foresman

Edtech developers can now design custom Alexa commands that integrate directly with schools' information systems.

Blackboard announces move to Northern Virginia

by Ryan Johnston

One of the largest learning management system companies in the U.S. will soon move its headquarters out of Washington D.C.

Blackboard launches iPhone, Apple Watch card-reader support for universities nationwide

by Ryan Johnston

The company will initially offer the card-reader service at Duke University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Oklahoma.