IAC Upgrades to Blackboard Learn, Release 9.1

Coral Gables (July 01, 2011) — The Instructional Advancement Center upgraded to BlackboardLearn, Release 9.1 over the 4th of July weekend. Here are just a few features built into Release 9.1:

Student Engagement Is the Key to Success
In Release 9.1, exciting new social learning and teaching tools foster more logical, visually impactful, and active learning opportunities for students, helping them stay connected to their educational experience 24 hours a day. Features like Wikis, gradable blogs, and mashups are part of Release 9.1.

Educator Efficiency Is Important
New capabilities in Release 9.1 will save educators and organizational leaders’ time and effort, making it easier to focus on student achievement and retention. Enhanced grading workflow, an assessment manager, and learning modules for course organization allow instructors to be more efficient.

Success Enablers to Help You Get There
Blackboard is offering more assistance than ever before to help users better understand how to take advantage of all the new features in Release 9.1. A couple of the valuable new resources you may be interested in checking out are:

1) A New On-Demand Learning Center with free access to video quick tutorials and a Getting Started Guide.
2) The University of Miami Blackboard Help Site with links to Blackboard’s video quick tutorials and more. Click here.

Please take some time to review the What’s New in Release 9.1 brochure. It will give you more details about the innovative new features you’ll experience.

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