Holiday Pair-a-Thon: Give Courses More Cheer + Books to Students Who Need Them
Help us spread the word among the faculty at your institution about the Holiday Pair-a-thon. You’ve installed and made the Cengage Learning, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, and WileyPLUS Building Blocks available to faculty – now encourage faculty to take their courses to the next level!
LearningExpress Webinar: Mastering the Job Search - Job & Career AcceleratorTM for Blackboard Learn Helps Your Students Succeed
Date: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 Time: 2:00pm ET
is a time when many students begin the search for a job, an internship,
or summer employment after graduation. Join LearningExpress to see how
you can help them be successful. Colleges that enhance their Blackboard
Learn environment with LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator™
give their students easy access to the most comprehensive career
exploration and job search tools available.
During this webinar, LearningExpress will demonstrate how Job & Career Accelerator provides
everything students need to conduct an effective job search and achieve
professional success beyond the classroom. Easy-to-use, interactive
wizards guide students through each step of the process, from
researching occupations that match their interests, to finding available
jobs, preparing resumes, completing job applications, and organizing a
successful job search. Learn more at learningexpressllc.com.
Ball State University Helps Students Succeed with Internships.com
Ball State University helps students discover internship opportunities to kick start their careers by using the free Internships.com Blackboard Building Block™. Hear their compelling story on the latest webinar recording delivered by Johnny Giangregorio, Partnership Manager of
Internships.com and Deb Dolak, Coordinator of Career Services at Ball
Internships.com, the largest marketplace for internships, part-time jobs and entry-level positions, is now available within Blackboard Learn. The Internships.com Blackboard Building Block allows students to access original content and career development tools through single sign-on entry in Blackboard.
Recently named one of the “10 Best Websites for Your Career” by Forbes, Internships.com hosts over 60,000 active internship positions located in cities and towns across all 50 states. The partnership complements an institution’s existing career-focused efforts by providing additional resources for students as they are looking for job opportunities.
We want the Blackboard Partnerships™ program to provide the most value to our clients – that’s why we want to know what companies and/or solutions you would like to see available within the Blackboard Learn platform as Building Blocks.
Talk to your Blackboard sales representative about which Building Blocks you would like to see available at your institution. Contact BbPartnerTeam@blackboard.com with questions.
Gonzaga University and Blackboard Provide Engaging Training with Partner Building Blocks
Gonzaga University and Atomic Learning To help engage students in their courses and ease the administrative burden on faculty and staff, Gonzaga University adds many new customized technologies each semester.But as each technology is customized, the challenge becomes how to accurately train staff, faculty and students on its use.
Download the following case study to learn how Gonzaga University was able to deliver effective, on-demand training within Blackboard Learn using the Atomic Learning Building Block.
Blackboard Support Team and SoftChalk Nancy Edwards, a Tier I Support Analyst at Blackboard, first learned about SoftChalk's content authoring software while she was working at Florida Gulf Coast University. Nancy saw SoftChalk as an easy-to-use solution that would help faculty build engaging course content without the need for programming skills.
Now at Blackboard, Nancy uses SoftChalk to train new hires on protocols for their role on the Blackboard support team. Download the following case study to learn how Nancy has created dynamic and interactive tutorials for her staff using the SoftChalk Building Block. Read Nancy's Story