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Got 60 seconds? View our One-minute White Paper: 5 Critical Elements of a Collaboration Solution for Education

Got 60 seconds? View our One-minute White Paper: 5 Critical Elements of a Collaboration Solution for Education

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  • 1. one-minute white paper
  • 2. of all students took at least one online course during the fall of 2011, an increase of 570,000 students over the previous year32% growth of online enrollments over the prior year, an order of magnitude greater than the 1% growth rate for the overall student population in higher ed.9.3% of academic leaders now rate learning outcomes in online education as the same or superior to those in face-to-face32% while online learning continues to grow…
  • 3. Today’s students are active learners who…
  • 4. Are constantly connected Not content to sit passively in classroom absorbing knowledge Want learning immediate, engaging, personalized
  • 5. To meet the expectations of these students, your online learning solution must go beyond simple web conferencing with these… 5 critical elements for online collaboration
  • 6. by educators, with capabilities that keep students alert and involved, and enable instructors to assess outcomes Be designed for education online learning in the 21st century must: 1
  • 7. including those with different learning styles or with physical and cognitive disabilities Be accessible to all learners2 online learning in the 21st century must:
  • 8. with audio and video and opportunities for hands-on student interaction that’s not limited to desktops and laptops, but available on mobile devices as well Be accessible to all learners3 online learning in the 21st century must:
  • 9. With synchronous and asynchronous collaboration tools, including integration with one or more LMS LMS Provide seamless access to learning4 online learning in the 21st century must:
  • 10. with the help of a professional services staff with a background in and commitment to education Ensure strategic goals are met online learning in the 21st century must: 5
  • 11. All adding up to a complete collaboration solution web conferencing: virtual classroom instruction, moderator-led meetings, structured collaboration, professional development mobile collaboration: live participation in classes and meetings, and access to class materials and recordings, from a mobile device instant messaging: office hours, educational support services, help desks, impromptu meetings and collaboration voice authoring: enriched engagement by adding voice commentary, instruction, and personalized coaching to asynchronous elements of online learning All seamlessly integrated with learning or content management systems
  • 12. Not all collaboration solutions are the same. Blackboard Collaborate is the only collaboration solution designed for education. Blackboard Collaborate goes beyond traditional web conferencing. Collaborate provides a wide spectrum of collaboration, so students, faculty, and administrators can communicate, interact, and truly engage.
  • 13. “We are extremely pleased that Blackboard Collaborate, a key component to our online strategy, is accommodating our growing mobile device community with an excellent mobile product and roadmap. The deep integration of Blackboard Collaborate with our eLearning suite and the flexibility of the mobile client will allow us to accommodate our eLearning live collaboration objectives. “ Allen Taylor, CTO Marshall University
  • 14. For more information about how you can incorporate the complete Blackboard Collaborate platform into your eLearning strategy, visit bbcollaborate.com or contact us at collaboratesales@blackboard.com. Got more than a minute? Take a look at the entire white paper The Five Critical Elements of a Collaboration Solution for Education.
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