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Academic Technology Launchpad: What's New with Blackboard?

Quick Guide to computer and academic technology resources for students.

student computer Help logoblackboard logo  Login to Blackboard   

  •     MATC's online Learning Management System used with many courses

What's New and What's Next?

July 2018 - ReadSpeaker in Blackboard

May 2018 Blackboard Upgrade

what's new?

Fall 2018

Completed Blackboard Updates

May 2018

  • Blackboard moved to cloud-hosted service (SaaS)
  • Improved performance and support, less downtime, scalability, and cost reduction.
  • Blackboard Content Collection tools added. 

Jan 2018 

Aug 2017 - New login screen

Jul/Aug 2017 - Mobile app changes

May 27 2017 - Blackboard was updated to Bb 9.1 Q4 CU3. New and enhanced features, technology updates, bug fixes, improved workflows. 

Mar 3 2017 - another app server added to improve performance.

Sep 23 2016 - Blackboard update completed successfully.

Jun 1 2016 - Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Many improvements. Much easier to use. Does not require JAVA.

May 20 2016- Update. 

Jan 2016 - Our Blackboard system was moved to Blackboard Cloud servers Improved reliability, performance, and infrastructure to provide a more robust and flexible learning experience. Login screen for Blackboard - looks just like your student email login screen, but connects you to your Blackboard.