Thirty-One Schools Pilot Wiley and Blackboard Combined Digital Learning Integration

Monday, April 23, 2012

Thirty-one institutions are evaluating a new integration for using digital learning content from John Wiley & Sons, Inc. with Blackboard Inc.'s learning management system (LMS). The field trial gives students and faculty access to Wiley's rich collection of learning content and tools directly within their online course environment.

The field trial involves students, faculty and campus administrators across 42 courses at two and four-year higher education institutions in the U.S. and Canada. More than 50 instructors and 2,900 students have been providing ongoing feedback on their experience with the integration that significantly enhances the use of Wiley's content within the Blackboard Learn™ platform.

Instructors have expressed great satisfaction with the integration, which lets them easily add digital content to their courses in Blackboard Learn and synchronize grades and other data from Wiley's research-based, online teaching-and-learning-environment, WileyPLUS.

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