Blackboard Inc. has joined the Mahara Project as the latest Mahara Partner extending their collaboration with Open source leaders. Mahara is an open source E-Portfolio service fully compatible with Moodle.
In a recent tweet, Mahara @MaharaProject) announced about the inclusion of the Blackboard Inc. (@Blackboard) as the latest Mahara Partner.
In the previous month as covered in this post, Blackboard has collaborated with @Moodle and become a Moodle partner on its own. And now partnership with Mahara means that Blackboard is getting in depth to extend the open source services to its clients in more than 40 countries.
With the inclusion in Mahara Partners, Blackboard along with Catalyst NZ becomes the only companies to provide its Mahara services all over the world. As stated on the Mahara Partners page –
Strategically partnered with Blackboard, Inc., Moodlerooms is dedicated to delivering excellent eLearning experiences to institutions across the globe. As a Mahara partner, we are committed to the evolution of Mahara by contributing to its community, issue resolution, and feature developments.
We are very excited to see this new bond of Mahara and Blackboard and wish that it could take the open source education to a much higher level.