Stephen Gilfus (born May 24, 1970) is best known as a founder of Blackboard Inc. and a major contributor to the development of web course management systems

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Networked Learning Environment – THE BLACKBOARD LEARNING SYSTEM – and Blackboard History

Blackboard portfolio of products are termed the Networked Transaction Environment (NTE) and the Networked Learning Environment (NLE). [2,3] The NTE product is the Blackboard Commerce Suite which contains the Blackboard Transaction System, the Blackboard Community System and Bb One.

Courseinfo

CourseInfo LLC CourseInfo, one of the two companies forming…

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.

Stephen Gilfus Blackboard Founder to Present at Maricopa Community College System

May 18,1999 Stephen Gilfus, company co-founder and VP of Marketing and Sales and Head of Product Strategy and Development at Blackboard will discuss the CourseInfo package recently purchased by Maricopa and discuss features of their new enterprise product, Campus.

Blackboard Announces Development of IMS-based Course Delivery Tools

May 14th,1998 “Few people know IMS better than Blackboard” stated Michael Pettit, Blackboard’s Chief Systems Architect. “We think IMS will quickly become a viable architecture on which to build on-line education related systems, and a strong competitive advantage for Blackboard’s product line.”