The Blackboard course management platform brings the latest in proven educational technology tools to Syracuse University by making class content available to students via the Internet. Because it is web-based, it also makes course materials readily available to students any time they wish.

Syracuse University uses Blackboard Enterprise 9.1, a course management software that provides many of the latest Web 2.0 technologies to students for learning such as: blogs, wikis and Instant Messaging. The GROUP feature allows students to break into smaller teams to communicate and collaborate on projects. Blackboard facilitates expanded coverage and interaction with subjects by supporting video and audio from a wide variety of web sources including podcasts and v-casts.

Syracuse University is committed to providing the student and faculty with the latest in proven educational technology that will enhance and expand the learning experience. Online Learning Services at SU is dedicated to providing students and faculty with support in the use of those technologies and tools to optimize the teaching experience. We offer face to face consultation as well as online and personalized consultation. Please refer to our training schedule to view the latest face to face structured presentations on Blackboard and please refer to our Consulting page if you would prefer your group to have personalized Blackboard training.

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