Blackboard History – History of Blackboard

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Blackboard Inc. was formed on the joining of two companies. CourseInfo LLC, founded by Daniel Cane and Stephen Gilfus, and Blackboard LLC, founded by Michael Chasen and Matthew Pittinsky. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Meade

Blackboard: Education’s Technological Backbone

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Still paying back loans for college after all these years? Maybe…

Courseinfo

CourseInfo LLC CourseInfo, one of the two companies forming…

Bricks and Clicks – Brandon Hall and Elliot Maisie

October 24th,2004 "E-learning is going to disappear as a [distinct] concept," predicts Matthew Pittinsky, chairman of Blackboard Inc., whose course-management and other software served 15,000 students in 1998 and six years later reaches 12 million in 50 countries.

Networked Learning Environment – Stepping Beyond Courses to a More Expansive Online Learning Experience

October 1st, 2004 A Networked Learning Environment in the Inter­net age applies new technology to a very old con-cept—that learning is much more than classes and grades. It is about the learning that takes place in a vibrant community of people and resources. The Internet has removed the limits of time and proxim­ity that once restricted this community. In a true Networked Learning Environment, any student, instructor or researcher can access any learning resource at anytime from anyplace.