The Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University to teach remotely with Blackboard Learn Ultra3 February 2021 2 min reading
We are proud to announce that one of the leading law faculties in Poland – the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University – has decided to manage their online learning processes with tools offered by Blackboard, a global leader among LMS providers, represented in Poland by PCG Academia.
Under the agreement concluded on February 3rd PCG Academia will deliver to the Faculty of Law and Administration the latest version of the distance learning platform – Blackboard Learn Ultra, along with additional modules: Blackboard Collaborate videoconferencing solution and Blackboard Ally system that enables the conversion of course content into formats more accessible to students, such as audio, electronic Braille or ePUB.
Learn Ultra is the flagship solution of Blackboard, used by the leading universities around the world, such as John Hopkins University (USA), HEC Paris (France) or Università Bocconi (Italy). The system will be used by 5,500 users at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. The launch of the Blackboard platform aims to further improve the distance learning experience for both students and teachers who are responsible for creating attractive and engaging online content.
The implementation will be carried out in a Software as a Service model and will take less than 4 months. The provider of the cloud environment on which the platform will be launched is Amazon Web Services, a long-term partner of Blackboard and PCG Academia, whose services are used by over 600 government agencies around the world and brands such as Spotify, Netflix and NASA.
The launch of Blackboard’s tools at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University is carried out as part of the University’s project “Excellent University – integrated development program of the Jagiellonian University”, co-financed by the European Union under the Operational Program Knowledge Education Development, Priority Axis 3. “Higher education for economy and development”.