Making IT happen
Author: Celena Westlund, Senior Marketing Manager for Business and Government at Anthology
In the ever-evolving landscape of education technology, course creators and subject matter experts are faced with the dual challenge of developing engaging and impactful training content while navigating the intricacies of learning management systems. The process of setting up a course can often become as labor-intensive as creating the content itself. Recognizing this challenge, Anthology is simplifying the course creation process and providing creators and subject matter experts with unparalleled empowerment through the AI Design Assistant for Blackboard® Learn.
Blackboard Learn has long been the bedrock of the world of learning management systems, offering instructors the autonomy to design and deliver contemporary, inclusive, and consistent training experiences that cater to the diverse needs of learners. With Blackboard Learn, educators can:
Anthology's commitment to innovation continues with the AI Design Assistant, a groundbreaking feature developed in partnership with Microsoft. Created in accordance with our Trustworthy AI Approach, and with privacy, security and inclusivity in mind, this integration positions Blackboard Learn as the first major LMS to harness the capabilities of generative AI for instructors, revolutionizing course creation, tests, and rubrics. By automating time-consuming tasks like course structure creation, image sourcing, rubric creation, and more, the AI Design Assistant accelerates the journey from concept to implementation, granting instructional designers more time to focus their efforts on supporting learners and developing engaging course content.
The AI Design Assistant can suggest the structure of a course, recommend royalty-free images to make courses more engaging, and create rubrics to accompany assignments—all in a matter of minutes. The process is intuitive and efficient and gives instructors a head start on some of the more time-consuming aspects of course creation while still keeping them in control.
The AI Design Assistant for Blackboard Learn revolutionizes course creation by not only suggesting the structure and content but also enhancing engagement through images and automating the generation of questions, tests, and rubrics. This innovative tool empowers instructors to focus on their unique vision while efficiently crafting impactful and dynamic courses.
The introduction of the AI Design Assistant for Blackboard Learn signifies more than just a feature addition—it represents a transformative leap in the world of course creation. Subject matter experts and course creators can now reclaim valuable time in their day to focus on the creative and strategic aspects of content development. Furthermore, the collaborative spirit is retained as learning teams retain control over the final product, with the freedom to edit and customize any content generated by the AI Design Assistant.
As an education technology company, Anthology remains committed to providing the most innovative and flexible learning management system on the market. With the AI Design Assistant for Blackboard Learn, the potential to inspire, educate, and engage learners is unprecedented. Empower your learning teams with the finest tools available, equipping them to deliver the training necessary for learners to succeed today and in the dynamic landscape of their careers. The future of education starts here—discover the possibilities with Blackboard Learn by Anthology.