Due to the high interest in the Education on Tour series, we are now at full capacity for this event.
If you have already registered for this event and you have a question or comment, please contact us at AskUs@Blackboard.com.
The Education On Tour is coming your way!
Amsterdam 3 Nov | Dublin 4 Nov | Edinburgh 5 Nov | Manchester 6 Nov | London 7 Nov
Join us on one of our tour dates and share your experiences, listen to what's new and what's coming, and get training on how to use Blackboard's solutions to develop best practices for designing engaging online courses.
The Education on Tour series is designed with you in mind – to hear your voice in the areas that matter most to you.
Register now to guarantee a place for this free event by using the form on the right. We hope to see you this November.
An event for all teaching & learning professionals
The Blackboard Education on Tour series is focused on teaching
professionals and learning technologists in higher and further
What's in it for learning technologists? Share your experiences & vision: join the product discussions track
Join Blackboard's product specialists and designers to discuss and learn more about the roadmap for the wide range of Blackboard solutions, such as Blackboard Learn, Collaborate, Mobile, and Analytics.
Take the opportunity to provide feedback to Blackboard's Product Management team which is responsible for designing and building the tools that you use every day. Have your voice heard in the development and roadmap of Blackboard solutions.
What's in it for course creators and lecturers? How to get the most out of Blackboard's solutions for your courses: join the training track
Join our training specialists for a day of tips and tricks and best practices with Blackboard's solutions. These sessions are dedicated to helping you become more efficient at developing courses, improving student learning outcomes, and creating the best e-learning experience for yourselves and your students.
Training topics include student centred learning, digital assessment, and encouraging positive learning habits. All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.
Use the form on the right to sign up. The event is free and open for anyone from institutions which use Blackboard solutions.
Agenda Education on Tour 2014
The event will begin with a Blackboard Keynote and Roadmap Session. Following this opening plenary session you can choose to attend either of the two breakouts: the "Product Discussions Track" or the "Personal Development Track".
Discussion track for elearning professionals and system administrators who are interested in having a dialogue with Blackboard's product specialists.
Training track for academic staff, teachers, lecturers, and others involved in teaching students.
Welcome & Registration
Reimagining Education - Solutions for a changing education market
Opening keynote and Blackboard roadmap session
Blackboard Learn and Mobile Learn, an update on the new user interface, hosting options, and other developments. E-Assessment:
Blackboard Grading App
Grades integration with SIS
Student Offline Access
Encouraging positive learning habits Explore ways to encourage the development of positive learning habits through effective use of tools such as Achievements and Portfolios. This hands on session will involve working with others to create a design you can implement in your own courses.
Student-led Learning Students engage better with learning opportunities when they are actively involved and feel a sense of ownership of their learning. Explore tools and tips for supporting student led learning.
Getting the most out of digital assessment & feedback Effective assessment and feedback practices can support assessment for learning as well as assessment of learning. This session will explore resources and tools to help you make the most of your assessment practices.
Closing Session / Wrap Up
Where will the tour be heading?
Radisson Blu Hotel Schiphol Airport Prince William Ballroom
Boeing Avenue 2 1119 PB Schiphol-Rijk
Fitzwilliam Hotel Fitzwilliam Room
St Stephen’s Green Dublin 2
University of Edinburgh John McIntyre Conference Centre Pentland Suite
18 Holyrood Park Road Edinburgh EH16 5AY
University of Salford Allerton Building Bryant Suite