Archives—December 2010


About Blackboard Learn 9.1

Michigan Tech currently employs Blackboard Campus Edition 8 (CE8) as its enterprise-wide learning management system. Blackboard is slated to end support for CE8 in 2013. Blackboard offers the product “Blackboard Learn 9.1” as an upgrade path.   A few faculty and staff in the LMS pilot are testing Bb9.1 hosted on an IT server here at MTU.

Courses tested with Blackboard Learn 9.1

Fall 2010 Courses

BA3620

ENG1001

PH1110

Non-CRN course: “NSF Intellectual Property: Copyright and Patents”

Spring 2011 Courses (as of Jan 10, 2011)

BA3620

BA4630

ED3100

ENG1100

MEEM3900

Non-CRN course: “NSF Intellectual Property: Copyright and Patents”

Information from Blackboard Learn 9.1 is at: http://ondemand.blackboard.com/

http://www.blackboard.com/resources/learn/Bb_Learn_91_Datasheet_Classic.pdf

There are a few ways you can test Bb9.1:

1) Request a free 30-day “preview” account available from Bb. http://bb.blackboard.com/bblearnpreview/

Note, you’ll need to use the following during the registration process:

Institution Name: Michigan Technological University

Client ID: 304092

2) Request to be enrolled in the MTU Bb Learn 9.1 “Support and Discussion” by emailing courses@mtu.edu

3) Join Blackboard Connections-a central hub, a town square of sorts.  It is where Blackboard users of all sort users can collaborate and share best practices and deepen their knowledge and expertise in all things eLearning.

http://connections.blackboard.com/