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Blackboard Learn

Blackboard Learn

What Is Blackboard Learn?

Help learners, instructors and institutions achieve their goals with Blackboard Learn by Anthology, a market-leading Learning Management System (LMS) that integrates with the world’s most holistic EdTech ecosystem. Redesigned in collaboration with educators, Blackboard Learn is better than ever. With hundreds of new SaaS based features that foster collaboration, extend accessibility, keep learners engaged, and much more - there's more to Learn. Visit Anthology.com/learn to see what's new.

Who Uses Blackboard Learn?

For colleges and universities, businesses, government agencies, and more.

Blackboard Learn Software - A modern and intuitive learning management system (LMS) designed in collaboration with the global education community, providing students and faculty with a more inclusive, flexible, and insightful experience
Blackboard Learn Software - A truly inclusive learning environment, Blackboard Learn was built to be mobile-first, and was the first LMS to achieve accessibility certification form the national Federation of the Blind and undergoes rigorous accessibility testing.
Blackboard Learn Software - Blackboard Learn supports instructors with multiple formative and summative assessment methods, and features capabilities that reduce stress for students, and offers deep integrations with hundreds of partners to create even more interactive courses.
Blackboard Learn Software - With embedded progress tracking tools and actions tied to those tools, Blackboard Learn makes information readily available, and makes it easier for instructors to help students where and when they need it most.

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Reviews of Blackboard Learn

Average score

Overall
4.1
Ease of Use
3.9
Customer Service
4.0
Features
4.1
Value for Money
4.1

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Nhat
Nhat
Instructor in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Education Management, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Blackboard Learn Review

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: I had great experience with Blackboard Learn and I will continue to use it in the future. I have not found any other education software out there that can do what Blackboard Learn does.

Pros:

It is easy to use and has all of the feature I need like auto grade, the ability to create quiz and text on the fly and allow the student to get involved in the discussion.

Cons:

There is nothing I do not like about the software.

Angelica
Educator in US
Health, Wellness & Fitness, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Blackboard learn a way of improving virtual times

5.0 last month New

Comments: Overall excellent experience when familiarized with all tools even though, their continuous updates make it difficult to say that you know the platform 100 percent

Pros:

Platform organization, accessibility (accessible on mobile devices), and also ensures a safe and protected learning environment.

Cons:

The cost of the platform compared to other learning platforms. Also, complexity when first exposed to it

Marti
Faculty Instructor in US
E-Learning, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Not bad, but could be better

3.0 4 weeks ago New

Comments: My overall experience has been somewhat frustrating. I used a different platform at the previous university, and the transition to Blackboard Learn has not been an easy one. I have not had the time to learn all the functions available, and some of the features I would like (from my previous platform) are not available with Blackboard Learn.

Pros:

Blackboard Learn employs a feature where many other apps and learning platforms can be smoothly integrated into the LMS.

Cons:

I do not find Blackboard Learn to be intuitive.

Steven
Laboratory Scientist in US
Medical Devices, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

How Blackboard Contributed to My College Success

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Blackboard Learn is an invaluable tool for universities across the country. It removes much of the unneeded paperwork via online assignments that automatically grade themselves (which is also wonderful on the student side, receiving immediate feedback). My college experience was improved by having Blackboard in it, as I had been to schools with inferior software that was more frustrating to utilize.

Pros:

Blackboard is an easy to use learning management system that eases the stress of juggling college courses for the student and professor both. Blackboard is easy to format, and very conducive to discussion between professors and students via the discussion board or the other tools provided.

Cons:

When I was a college freshman, it was one of the first years my university used Blackboard. This caused a slight learning curve between the professors as they used the website the first year, which they asked for patience for. This is understandable, however, and in my sophomore-senior year the professors had a firm grasp of the program and it was not an issue.

Rachel
Student & TA in US
Education Management, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

An effective tool, worth the cost

5.0 2 months ago New

Pros:

Blackboard is a well-created product that is easy to navigate for both administrators and students. It was intuitive to follow the flow a path to find content needed at a given time. There was no confusion to find lecture notes, grades, or messages from an administrator. I have used multiple learning management systems, and BBL is my favorite

Cons:

Blackboard was more costly than other competitors, so our organization had to transition tools because of this.