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Blackboard's commitment to its analytics products – and to the developing community and conversation surrounding analytics – is a major way in which the company extends its own mission to enhance the business of teaching and learning.


  • Ovum's 2017/18 ICT Enterprise Insights survey reveals that, for the second year straight, analytics continues to be the top priority of institutions globally, with 25% of schools identifying this as their largest area of investment.
  • Ovum found that 24% of institutions have fully deployed learning analytics, 31% are in the process of trialing analytics, and 27% are still in the planning phase.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates the current state of learning analytics for higher education institutions globally.
  • Identifies ways in which institutions can help faculty understand the value of learning analytics.

Key questions answered

  • How can institutions derive the most value from learning analytics?
  • How can institutions overcome cultural pain points in adoption?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Analytics adoption is accelerating, but requires a strategy
  • Improving course design and student success at Charles Sturt University
  • Recommendations for institutions


  • Further reading
  • Author

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