Blackboard 9.1 is coming!

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As you most likely have heard already, WPI’s course management system is getting a fresh new look in the Fall of 2012 with the upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 (Bb9.1)!  We are very excited about the update and hope you will be as well.

Interested in seeing what it is all about?  You have two options:

Come see what all the excitement is about in person!

What’s New: A Sneak Peek of Blackboard 9.1
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 2:00pm
Location: MidCentury Room – Campus Center
Register: https://www.wpi.edu/webapps/regi/?method=session&sessionID=17496

An overview of what’s new, what’s changed, and what it all means to you will be presented.

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Head on over to http://blackboard.wpi.edu to preview a course from the student perspective!

BlackBoard 9.1 Preview Course Site
At your convenience! 
Location: http://blackboard.wpi.edu
Register: Not necessary! When you get to the blackboard.wpi.edu home page, just click on the “Preview as Guest” link in the right hand column to gain access to the site.

Already excited and ready to make the switch? Join the pilot of Blackboard 9.1! If you’re interested please email jes@wpi.edu or fill out the course request form http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/ATC/Collaboratory/HowTo/MyWPI/course.html and indicate you would like to Join the Bb9.1 Pilot!

Not ready to jump in yet, but cannot make the demo time? That’s ok! More sessions will be coming soon, so keep an eye on your email for more information!

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One Response to “Blackboard 9.1 is coming!”

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    Apple Support Says:

    I tried the preview! My impression was very positive!