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Blackboard Release 9 Webinar


I attended the BB Release 9 Webinar to see the movements to NG taking shape. Their touting the Web 2.0 interface and some of the upgrades look very appealing. The new release integrates journals and blogs, improved dashboard and gradebook capabilities, with easier dropdown navigation.

I think the product overview on their site provides a good look into what's to come vs. attending the Webinar but I'm excited to see what other Webinars they will provide in the future.

http://blackboard.com/release9/

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Komarey said…
Thanks for sharing Christy. All I can say is thank goodness for freeze frame editing. It's been so irritating having to scroll back and forth just to enter grades or check grades in the grade book. The features that allow customization of the user interface will increase efficiency for teacher. The addition of the blog feature will enhance the past discussion dialogue format used. These are all great things that will make teaching and learning more engaging for our students. We'll have to keep this in mind when deciding to upgrade.

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