Create a rich and collaborative online learning environment

Ready to begin or grow your institution’s online offering?Our Learning Essentials solution is the first step toward a more engaging digital learning experience. With our powerful learning management system and collaborative learning environment, you’ll have the tools you need to reach students when, where, and how they want to learn. Many institutions have seen exponential gains in student performance and retention rates as a result of increased student engagement in the campus online learning environment.

Meet Students in An Integrated Learning Environment

With the Learning Essentials solution, your institution can:

  • Provide personalized and flexible learning options with integrated collaboration tools
  • Deliver high levels of access and support through streamlined communications
  • Boost learning outcomes and engagement with unparalleled online collaboration capabilities


Put These Core Elements to Work

  • Analyze data and turn it into actionable information
  • Course creation, delivery, and management
  • Course assessments, grading, and plagiarism prevention through SafeAssign
  • Enterprise surveys
  • Social learning and Blackboard’s Global Learning Network
  • Global Learning Object Repository
  • Portfolios
  • Mobile access
  • Blackboard Adoption Services
Blackboard Learn >

Our learning management system breathes life into educational content and empowers instructors with tools to engage every learner.

Blackboard Collaborate >

Our comprehensive online collaboration platform delivers a more effective learning experience through online, blended, and mobile learning.



Student Engagement at NIU

NIU's faculty development program increases student engagement and improves learning outcomes through increased teacher productivity. Watch the video >

JSU’s Distance Education

Jacksonville State University is meeting its goal to create a seamless collaborative learning experience that engages everyone, anytime, and anywhere. Watch the video >

Outcomes that Matter

By introducing technology that meets the needs of active learners, colleges and universities can achieve the outcomes that they’re looking for. Download the white paper >

Reach a Rep

Contact us online or call 800-424-9299
to reach a Blackboard Representative.
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