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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentWe've been on a roll the past few weeks talking about what we hope to cover in our podcast episodes this year. You've heard our thoughts and now we want to hear yours. Please comment on this post with what ideas, topics, and interviews you want to hear us discuss. If you don't want to post the idea in a comment feel free to use our… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis week Casey Eubank turns the interview tables on our third Blackboard Chalk Talk host, Terry Patterson. Learn about what he's been up to in at Austin Community College, where to go during BbWorld 2019 in Austin, what he's interested in interviewing others about, why he's considering writing again, and why tacos are a great breakfast food.… (Show more)
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lblakemore
Click to view contentClients often tell me how an employee has gone above and beyond expectations to help them. We strive to recognize our employees who excel in their work.  This year, we have created a new award to recognize a Blackboard employee or team who has over the past year exemplified our values and advanced our mission to be the best Partner in Change for… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis is the first of two interviews with Blackboard's Wades of Spades, Wade Fields and Wade Weichel. Both are Product Managers for two different experiences of Blackboard Learn. This week, we talk with Wade Fields who works on the Blackboard Learn Ultra experience. Check out his insights and background on this week's edition of Blackboard Chalk… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis is the inaugural edition of our Hot Topics round table discussions. These include a group of members from the Blackboard Community talking about one or two topical events or issues within our community. This edition focuses on Box and the planned replacement of New Box View by Blackboard. We have a great group of folks who bring their… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis episode puts another podcast host in the interviewee seat as Casey Eubank talks about his interests and challenges as a Blackboard administrator at Wichita State University - Tech and learn one of his favorite hobbies. So get ready as we bring up the curtain on this edition of Blackboard Chalk Talks.   Listen… (Show more)
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lblakemore
Click to view contentAs my first blog as your Chief Client Officer, I thought I would take a moment and introduce myself.   I am originally from St.Louis, Missouri but for the past 18 years I have lived in South Bend, Indiana with my wife Corinne and our 2 now teenage daughters (insert appropriate level of anxiety here).    I have been at Blackboard for 4 years… (Show more)
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tjatkin
As I’m writing this, I’m on a plane on my way from Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.    I’m going to LA for a (belated) summer vacation.  Even though I’m not going for work, I’ll get to visit with my friend and fellow Blackboarder Karen Yoshino.  She’s a rock star and I’m excited to get to see her and catch up!   Because I’ve flown this airline… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentThis week we visit with the newest member of the Blackboard Chalk Talks host family, Letitia Davis. We learn about what brought her into educational technology, her ideas for podcast episodes, and what she enjoys about Blackboard World. So put on your virtual ten-gallon hat for a Texas-sized chat on Blackboard Chalk Talks. Find more about Letitia… (Show more)
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Terry Patterson
Click to view contentWe are back for another season of interesting discussion and topics about Blackboard and educational technologies. This first episode welcomes Matt Hadgis and John DiGennaro, co-founders of Qwickly. We talk about the development of Qwickly from a free building block to a major tool in the edtech space. Matt and John also discuss the development of… (Show more)
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hull
I am a high school student and my school switched from Blackboard Collaborate Original to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra this year. And boy am I glad we did. Ultra is just so much better than the Original. You do not need to download any software, everything is in your browser, its if faster at joining classes, ect. But with any software that you… (Show more)
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jacobspradlin@gmail.com
Click to view contentSo Blackboard asked us to share #WhyIBbWorld via our twitter feeds as part of their lead up to Blackboard World in Austin #ATX this summer. Being the eLearning eVangelist that I am, I have been posting multiple #WhyIBbWorld tweets that include everything from the obvious to the quirky (Me on the dance floor during the CAP, for example).   I have… (Show more)
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mkauffman
[Tech Webinar] The Changing Learning Management System Landscape Hosted by Eduventures and Blackboard   The education ecosystem is undergoing rapid change as institutions look to leverage actionable data to drive student success and meet the needs of a changing student demographic. This has put increasing pressure on the learning management… (Show more)
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