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Bb TLC 2017 Main Conference

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Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference 2017 Website: https://experience.blackboard.com/TLC-EMEA

These are my notes and thoughts and should not be seen as an accurate account of the information provided.  Some of the information included here contains features that Blackboard are working on / towards but have no guarantee to bring to market.

If you feel I have missed something / been inaccurate in my note taking please let me know in the comments and I will correct / discuss / debate with you :)
Interesting thoughts from Keynote Technology adoption > utilisation.
Digital Natives, Natives of what they use and know but not all encompassing knowledge of technology.

Sneaky teaching - teaching students how to use and utilise technology by integration with their course. Improves Digital Literacy & Capability.

Digital fluency - a spectrum.

Staff need digital capability / literacy in order to be able to teach / support digital capability / literacy

Whilst "Blackboard Skills…

Bb TLC 2017 - Dev Con

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Blackboard's Developers Conference at BbTLC17
Website: https://experience.blackboard.com/TLC-EMEA/devcon17/

These are my notes and thoughts and should not be seen as an accurate account of the information provided.  Some of the information included here contains features that Blackboard are working on / towards but have no guarantee to bring to market.

If you feel I have missed something / been inaccurate in my note taking please let me know in the comments and I will correct / discuss / debate with you :)
What's New!
Increase commitment to 9.1Increased engineer positions in Product DevelopmentWorking hard to clear out the bug backlogMerged codeNew 9.1 Installation ProcessBased on Gradle and MavenCommand line driven - no Java FormsAlso used for cumulative updates moving forwardSimplify Integration pathsRESTQ2 2016 - merged code SaaS and LearnLearn Q2 2016 release supports Java 8Support for Building Blocks in UltraImproved Developer EngagementModernise Integration ModelsREST is …