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As learner needs change and instructor responsibilities grow, you need a user-friendly, flexible, and innovative learning solution to help you engage with students and set them up for success. We partnered with educators worldwide to build Blackboard—an LMS designed to make teaching and learning more engaging, enjoyable, and effective.
Whether you’re looking for a new teaching and learning solution or simply want to check out the latest version of the fastest-evolving LMS on the market—this free 30-day trial will show you why Blackboard is trusted by millions of instructors and learners in over 70 countries.

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Your free trial gives you access to:

Blackboard Learn

AI Design Assistant capabilities - included in Blackboard to help you efficiently create engaging courses
Anthology Ally - our award-winning accessibility solution creates more inclusive learning environments
Anthology Adopt powered by Pendo – an interactive guide to help you locate key features throughout your trial experience

Core capabilities, including:

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AI-Powered Course Building
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Assessment and Grading
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Messages and Notifications
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Group Collaboration and Management
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Communication and Engagement
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Deep and Seamless Integrations
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Actionable Insights and Reporting
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Progress Tracking
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Accessibility Tools and Alternative Formats

Introducing AI Design Assistant exclusively available in Blackboard

Our first-to-market AI Design Assistant puts instructors in control.
Get a head start on creating engaging and effective courses in Blackboard. Using a simple workflow, the AI Design Assistant helps create course structure, test questions, authentic assessments, and rubrics—and it even sources images to use in courses.

More Efficient

Starting with the AI Design Assistant to inspire and streamline course building and extending to the new Flexible Grading interface to help instructors prioritize tasks—Blackboard sets a new standard for instructor efficiency, allowing them to spend less time on administrative tasks, and more time focused on their learners.

More Inclusive

Designed to support instructors’ different pedagogical approaches and with advanced tools that empower student choice, Blackboard’s flexible, mobile-first design and powerful accessibility tools help institutions deliver truly inclusive experiences.

More Insightful

With continuous improvement at the heart of the solution, Blackboard makes it easier to keep learners on track, support learners at scale, and drive ongoing effectiveness with powerful tools that close the gap between insight and action.

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