Allan Christie
General Manager, ANZ
Outline
2
Australia & New Zealand
Topics
▶ About me
▶ Sector Support
▶ The „new‟ Blackboard
▶ Supporting International Growth
▶ Blac...
I have been using educational technology in T&L for a long time!
4
Allan Christie, GM ANZ
5
Allan Christie, GM ANZ
• 20 years on the ascilite Executive
• Post-graduate research “evaluation of educational
technologi...
Support of the Sector
7
The ‘new’ Blackboard – ANZ investment
• Not just sales and marketing but also operational
including:
– consulting,
– devel...
The ‘new’ Blackboard – multiple LMS, multiple products/services
10
The ‘new’ Blackboard – focus on adoption
Investment in Client Adoption
Cost: Free
11
Mark Bailye, Client Success Manager
E...
International Growth
12
• By partnering with Blackboard, a global company that acts
locally, we can work together to expand your offerings
both wi...
SHOWCASE
OPEN
ACCESS
EXPERIMENTATION
SHOWCASE
OPEN
ACCESS
EXPERIMENTATION
The above slide represents our current intentions, but such offering/functionality ma...
FAMILIAR
PLATFORM
INNOVATIVE
TOOLS
FULLY
SUPPORTED
BRIDGED
EXPERIENCES
Conclusion
18
Three major takeaways:
• My approach to eLearning
o Who I am and what I stand for
• The „new‟ Blackboard
o I...
Allan Christie
General Manager, ANZ
allan.christie@blackboard.com
@ns_allanc
Blog: christie.com.au
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  1. 1. Allan Christie General Manager, ANZ
  2. 2. Outline 2
  3. 3. Australia & New Zealand Topics ▶ About me ▶ Sector Support ▶ The „new‟ Blackboard ▶ Supporting International Growth ▶ Blackboard Open Education 3
  4. 4. I have been using educational technology in T&L for a long time! 4
  5. 5. Allan Christie, GM ANZ 5
  6. 6. Allan Christie, GM ANZ • 20 years on the ascilite Executive • Post-graduate research “evaluation of educational technologies in teaching & learning” • Excellence in Teaching Award – UniSA • 1998 – Founder and MD of NetSpot Pty Ltd • 2012 – acquired by Blackboard Inc. 6
  7. 7. Support of the Sector 7
  8. 8. The ‘new’ Blackboard – ANZ investment • Not just sales and marketing but also operational including: – consulting, – development, – support, – helpdesk, and – managed hosting. • About 80 staff employed in region • Local leadership 9
  9. 9. The ‘new’ Blackboard – multiple LMS, multiple products/services 10
  10. 10. The ‘new’ Blackboard – focus on adoption Investment in Client Adoption Cost: Free 11 Mark Bailye, Client Success Manager Education BEd (MidSecSch), BA, Dip IT (Software Application) Areas K-12, VET, Higher Education, Medical Education & Corporate Expertise Academic change management Analysis of learning & development Curriculum & instructional design innovation Educational pedagogy Functional support Process improvement Project management Strategic VLE implementation
  11. 11. International Growth 12
  12. 12. • By partnering with Blackboard, a global company that acts locally, we can work together to expand your offerings both within and beyond New Zealand. 13
  13. 13. SHOWCASE OPEN ACCESS EXPERIMENTATION
  14. 14. SHOWCASE OPEN ACCESS EXPERIMENTATION The above slide represents our current intentions, but such offering/functionality may be modified, delayed or abandoned without prior notice.
  15. 15. FAMILIAR PLATFORM INNOVATIVE TOOLS FULLY SUPPORTED BRIDGED EXPERIENCES
  16. 16. Conclusion 18 Three major takeaways: • My approach to eLearning o Who I am and what I stand for • The „new‟ Blackboard o Investment in International • Blackboard Open Education o Official Moodle partner – largest contributor to the Moodle project o MOOC platform – free for existing clients and fully supported
  17. 17. Allan Christie General Manager, ANZ allan.christie@blackboard.com @ns_allanc Blog: christie.com.au

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