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Blackboard Learn and Macmillan Education

Blackboard and Macmillan Education (representing Bedford/St. Martins, W.H. Freeman and Worth Publishers) have formed a premier partnership to provide seamless access to Macmillan’s LaunchPad content directly within the Blackboard Learn platform.

Tested and proven with instructors, this integration offers Macmillan’s renowned high quality content and innovative tools and provides flexibility for both instructors and students.

Select. Customize. Assign.

With direct access to Macmillan Education’s premier, flexible online solution, LaunchPad, instructors can easily select the high quality content they need, customize it to meet the needs of each course, and assign it at the chapter and asset level within their Blackboard Learn course.

Macmillan's LaunchPad
offers our acclaimed content including e-Book, videos, animations, LearningCurve adaptive quizzes, tutorials, and more. We have curated and organized this material for easy assignability. The result is superior book specific content in a breakthrough user interface in which power and simplicity go hand in hand.

Designed to dynamically support course-level teaching and learning goals, Macmillan’s LaunchPad allows instructors to adopt the full solution or tailor content and tools to meet their specific goals.

Dynamic Content Meets Ease of Use

With Macmillan Education and Blackboard, you can customize your course - fully, quickly, and easily - to better match your personal teaching style and your individual students’ needs.

  • Seamless Access: Single sign-on provides instructors and students with the convenience of one login for all course resources.
  • One Gradebook, Automatically Updated: Grades for all Macmillan assignments and assessments automatically post to the Blackboard Learn Grade Center, giving instructors and students one destination to monitor class performance.
  • Deep Linking: Chapter and asset-level linking functionality allows instructors to link to the Macmillan content that matches their specific course needs, ensuring students have easy access to the right learning resources at the right time.
  • Familiar Workflows: Access to Macmillan content within the course content area makes it easy for instructors to find and adopt content within their native Blackboard Learn workflow.


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Single sign-on access to content
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Content selection within course workflow
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Direct links to content

Download the Partner Cloud Building Block

The free Macmillan Education integration is available now through the new Partner Cloud Building Block on Behind the Blackboard for higher education institutions that license Blackboard Learn 9.1, Service Pack 10 and higher. The integrated solution is available to institutions around the world, with the exception of China and India.

Download the Partner Cloud Building Block today

Experiment with the Macmillan integration now in CourseSites

For institutions not on Blackboard Learn Release 9.1, Service Pack 10 or above, the Macmillan integration can be accessed via CourseSites, our free, hosted online course creation service that empowers individual instructors to add a web-based component to their courses, or even host an entire course on the Internet. Visit CourseSites today to create an account or begin using the Macmillan integration in your current CourseSites courses.

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