LMS: Update Helps Users Share Content

Blackboard Inc. has launched Blackboard Learn – Angel Edition 8.0, which brings a range of key product enhancements driven by input from Angel clients and follows through on another commitment from Blackboard to support Angel institutions with continued development and support.

The new release includes simplified course functionality for instructors, with the addition of rubrics to discussion forums that let instructors provide feedback and grade student discussions more quickly and consistently. Functionality for Blackboard Mobile Learn for Angel is also upgraded, which lets users upload multimedia content to courses directly from mobile devices. The release also adds certification for Safari and Chrome to give users greater flexibility and an improved experience in their choice of Web browsers.

Angel 8.0 also includes new features that help users share course content, including a batch export tool that lets users transfer course content without associated student data and can make the transition smoother for institutions that choose to move to Blackboard Learn 9.1.
—More info: www.blackboard.com

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