Blackboard Learning System Now Integrated with Sharp MFPs

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) reports that Blackboard Learn, Blackboard’s learning- management system with Sharp MFPs, enhancing the paper-to-digital workflows in higher education and K–12 education.

Through the integration, students can use any connected Sharp MFP on campus to scan assignments and upload the file directly to their Blackboard Learn courses. It’s said to improve the student user experience by providing a more efficient and flexible way to submit handwritten or hard-copy assignments. The integration also streamlines the workflow for instructors, allowing them to review and grade uploaded assignments from within their Blackboard Learn course.

Blackboard Learn is Blackboard’s flagship learning management system (LMS) that provides the technology foundation for online learning programs. Sharp announced its alliance with Blackboard at the end of 2015. Since then, the companies have worked together to develop the integration which is now available for Blackboard Learn clients.

The integration is exclusively available to Blackboard clients enrolled in the Sharp Application Integrator Program. To download the Sharp MFP Assignment Submission Building Block, clients can visit the Blackboard Extensions Catalog.

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