For Blackboard Learners

Badgr Micro-credentials and Stackable Pathways

Reston, VA (USA), June 2021 - Blackboard Inc., a global EdTech software and solutions company, and Concentric Sky, makers of Badgr, have announced a new partnership to provide micro-credential and stackable learning pathway tools to Blackboard's global user base. The partnership makes Badgr Pro's suite of tools, including objective-based automations, leaderboards, and personalized pathway progress visualizations, available within Blackboard's leading learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn.

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Global Rollout

StuDocu Raises US$50M to Expand Its Knowledge Sharing

Amsterdam (NL), May 2021 - StuDocu, an Amsterdam-based edtech startup offering an online platform for students to exchange knowledge, has announced its raising of US$50 million in a Series B funding round. The funding round was led by Partech, a Paris-based global venture capital firm.

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EdTech Platform

Baku State University Selects Blackboard

BakuBaku (AZE), May 2021 - Blackboard Inc., a leading global edtech software and solutions company, has announced that it has partnered with Baku State University (BSU), a leading university in Azerbaijan, to help drive student success. The University is leveraging the core solutions in Blackboard's edtech platform, including its cloud-based learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn; virtual classroom solution, Blackboard Collaborate; and accessibility solution, Blackboard Ally to create an agile and scalable connected learning environment for more than 24,000 students and around 1,500 faculty members.

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University of the People

Broadening Student Access to World Class Global Education

Montreal, QC (CA) / Pasadena, CA (USA), April 2021 - McGill University and University of the People (UoPeople) have announced an agreement to enable extraordinary UoPeople students from around the world to transfer and complete their bachelor's degree on campus at McGill. This represents the first agreement between the American university and a Canadian institution.

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National Marketing Competition

Leeds Beckett University Team Wins "The Pitch"

Berkshire (UK), April 2021 - Leeds Beckett University’s student team has been crowned "Marketers of the Future", with each team member winning a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and a one-year complimentary membership to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). The judging panel included representatives from Samsung Electronics UK, Mintel, Preen, and the CIM.

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Virtual College

New Leadership and Management Course Offer

Ilkley (UK), March 2021 - Virtual College have refreshed and updated their leadership and management offering, creating a new suite of courses that is timely and relevant to today's business climate.

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Robust Tool

Leading Tech Educator Chooses D2L Privacy Solution

Ontario (CA), February 2021 - D2L, a global learning technology leader, recently announced that the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has selected D2L to provide an online privacy and proctoring tool, Integrity Advocate, a preferred partner of D2L.

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Continuity of Learning

VHS Learning Students Excel in Advanced Placement Exams

Boston, MA (USA), January 2021 - Students taking Advanced Placement® courses through VHS Learning maintained their decade-plus record of exceeding the national average pass rate on AP® exams. A score of 3 or higher on an AP® exam is considered a "passing" grade for AP® college credit at many universities.

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3D Images

Teaching Machines to See Like People

Tübingen (GER), January 2021 - With generative radiance fields for 3D-aware image synthesis (GRAF), scientists from the University of Tübingen and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have vastly improved the quality of machine-generated 3D images of single objects.

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Medical Students

Lecturio's Qbank Now Available in Multiple Languages

Leipzig (GER), January 2021 - Until now, Lecturio's Qbank for medical students has only been offered in English, but many requests came from international users to provide this resource in additional languages. As a result, professional translations in Spanish and Portuguese are now available.

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Authored by Maggie Semple

Anti-Racism eLearning Course for Universities

London (UK), November 2020 - A new eLearning course, titled Let's Talk about Race in the Workplace, has been commissioned by four UK universities in its first week of release. Portsmouth, Strathclyde, East Anglia, and Cranfield universities are the first to start using the programme.

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Video Lecture

Lecturio Presents New Nephrology Course

Leipzig (GER), November 2020 - Nine out of ten people are not aware of their chronic kidney disease. This poses a variety of challenges for physicians. To better address them, Lecturio has updated its nephrology course.

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With Financial Support

Transatlantic Collaboration in Digital Music Teaching

Mainz (GER), October 2020 - With the beginning of this month, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has officially started cooperating with Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, in various areas of music-related teaching. Their joint project Virtuelle Musiklehre in Kunst und Wissenschaft ('Virtual Music Teaching in Art and Academia') has attracted financial support to the tune of EUR 73,000 from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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IELA

Announcing the Winners - 2020 Academic Division

virtual conferenceNew York, NY (USA), October 2020 - IELA proudly present the winners of the 2020 International E-Learning Awards, Academic Division, who were honored at the International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL).

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Biodiversity Curricula

Higher Education for Tanzania

Bayreuth (GER), September 2020 - Biodiversity is a central ecological and economic resource for Tanzania, thanks to its extensive nature reserves. For its long-term preservation, the East African country needs experts who can develop and implement effective strategies and measures. As part of a new project funded by the EU to the tune of up to €790,000, the University of Bayreuth is working towards establishing commensurate courses of study at universities in Tanzania. The project title is Developing Curricula for Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation in Tanzania (CONTAN).

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