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Blackboard Achieve and Reporting Tier

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 09 Sep 2021  
New features, Blackboard Achieve, Reporting 

 

New Language Selector

We’re excited to announce that Blackboard Data now has a language selector. You can select your preferred language from the available language pack. This pack has 14 languages. Blackboard Data initially appears in the default language, English (United States), until you select another language. The platform then reloads in your selected language.

 

Blackboard Data Homepage. Cursor moving towards right top corner to where the Language Selector is. Cursor drops-down languages and selected Spanish.

Note: There are terms that aren’t currently localized and will remain in English after you’ve selected another language. The localized version of these terms will be delivered in a progressive manner throughout 2021 and 2022. 

More on Blackboard Data’s Language Settings


Reporting Tier

Blackboard Reporting General Availability in US and EU

We're excited to announce that Blackboard Reporting will be moving into General Availability and expanding into the EU-Central-1 (Frankfurt) hosting region. This gives our users in both the US and the EU access to interactive and visual reports that help them measure how tools are being used across the Blackboard SaaS platform. This also means that Blackboard Reporting is moving away from a "preview" state, closing the Insider Program which allowed 150+ US institutions to preview the Reporting Tier before its release and provide us with feedback that helped us improve the product. 

Blackboard Data Account Sign In. Plus, Learning SaaS Hosting region selection between US and EU.

 

 

For more information about features and availability, please visit the Blackboard Reporting page on our Help Site


Learning Platform Adoption Report

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 15 February 2021
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

The new Learning Platform Adoption Report allows users to see, at a glance, how is the Blackboard Learning Platform being used. The initial release of this report helps users understand:

  • How many users are active?
  • How many courses and collaboration* rooms are there?
  • How much are the Accessibility and Originality Learning Tools used?*
  • When is the peak usage of the LMS and Collaboration* tool?

*Data availability depends on the products that the client licenses (Blackboard Collaborate, Blackboard Ally, and Blackboard SafeAssign)

More on the Learning Report Adoption Report

 


Secondary navigation for reporting

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 11 November 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

We have improved the Navigation System of the Blackboard Dara UI by adding a new secondary navigation. This new navigation will allow users to switch between Blackboard Reporting reports with ease.


Global Filter by Tool

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 10 September 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

The Learning Tool Activity report now includes a global filter that allows users to filter the data of the report by a specific Learning Tool. Each tool name includes additional information on whether the tool is being used directly (Application) or is being used through a content handler in the content area (Content Handler).


Learning Tool Activity and Use Report

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 10 September 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

The new Learning Tool Activity and Use report allows users to see who uses the learning tools in their LMS and when they are accessing them. The initial release of this report helps users understand:

  • What roles access learning tools?
  • When is the peak use of learning tools?
  • How does learning tool usage change over time?
  • In how many courses is this tool both available and accessed at least once?

Local Filter by Role

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 10 September 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

The Person Activity section of the Learning Tool Activity report now includes a local filter that allows users to filter down the visualizations from this section by a specific role.


Updated Report Cards

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 27 August 2020
Updated features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

As part of a general User Interface refresh, the styling of the report cards has been updated to better reflect the Blackboard Data product the report belongs to.


Updated Report Interface

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 27 August 2020
Updated features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

As part of a general User Interface refresh, the Report Interface has been updated to reflect the new card-based style and provide more space for the filters and visualizations.


Reporting tab

Continuous Delivery BRS 1.0 | Release to Production 25 June 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

A new Reporting tab has been added to the Blackboard Data UI. This where users will see all the reports they have available and where we will be adding new reports in the future. This view includes the name of the report, as well as the primary and secondary questions the report helps answer.

More on reporting


Collaboration Session Activity report

Continuous Delivery | Release to Production 25 June 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

The new Collaboration Session Activity report allows users to see who accesses their collaboration tool sessions and when they are accessing them. The initial release of this report helps users understand:

  • How many rooms are currently active?
  • How many sessions were launched per day in a given date range?
  • How much time do users spend in sessions?
  • How many users attend sessions?

Date Filtering

  • Range 1 is the main date range that is shown on the metrics and visualizations. Users can select any length starting with the same day.
  • Range 2 is the comparative date range, used to compare with Range 1. The percentage changes on the numeric (Level 1) metrics are calculated by comparing Range 1 to Range 2.
  • We recommend selecting date ranges of the same length for accurate comparisons.

Export to CSV

Users can export the data from the "Number of sessions launched by date" chart into CSV format for external consumption.

More on the Collaboration Session Activity report