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Alabama Community College System improves student outcomes with Blackboard

Alabama Community College System improves student outcomes with Blackboard

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Alabama Community College System (ACCS) is adopting Blackboard’s holistic EdTech ecosystem to provide more than 170,000 students across the state with a rich learning experience.

Alabama Community College System (ACCS) is migrating all of its colleges to Blackboard’s next-generation cloud learning management system (LMS).

The move includes Blackboard Learn Ultra and Blackboard’s holistic EdTech ecosystem including analytics, virtual classroom, accessibility, IT help desk, retention coaching and professional development software and solutions.

With the multi-year system-wide agreement ACCS will migrate colleges from other vendors, giving its 170,000 students at 24 colleges a single LMS experience.

The company’s EdTech ecosystem includes Blackboard Learn, a responsive and advanced cloud LMS; Blackboard Collaborate, a simple and reliable virtual classroom solution; Blackboard Ally, an accessibility solution; and Blackboard Data, an innovative analytics platform. It also includes Blackboard’s IT help desk, professional development and retention coaching services, along with other services to support students and faculty.

“At the Alabama Community College System, student success comes first and implementing a system-wide learning management system will help us ensure the student experience is consistent across the state,” said Jimmy H. Baker, Chancellor at the Alabama Community College System.

“Integrating Blackboard’s services at our 24 colleges will raise the bar on the student experience and provide additional tools for our faculty to improve student outcomes.”

ACCS will migrate all colleges to Blackboard Learn for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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