Class reaches definitive agreement
to acquire Blackboard Collaborate

Class is the leading provider of synchronous virtual classroom technologies.

We are pleased to announce an agreement to add Blackboard Collaborate to the Class family.

At Class, our vision is to change the way the world learns. Bringing together these two products and teams allows us to deliver the next generation virtual and hybrid classroom at the scale and quality that learners demand—better, faster, and stronger than we could ever do apart.

Together, we will reach:

10M+ users
1,750+ institutions
75+ countries
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Subject to customary conditions and approvals, and expected to close in the first half of 2022. Until then, both businesses will continue to operate as usual and as separate entities.

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Class is changing the way the world learns by adding teaching and learning tools to Zoom for K-12, higher education, and the workplace.

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Reimagine virtual learning on Zoom

The Whole Classroom, Built on Zoom

Class has everything you need to facilitate virtual learning, from videos and polls to quizzes and collaborative working space.

Engaging, Centralized Content

Class helps you keep learner focus and engagement, with websites, files, videos, and more in one place.

Informed Quality Instruction

Easy-to-launch in-app polling allows for real time interaction and feedback without sacrificing learning time.

Secure Online Testing

The in-app proctoring tool gives learners the security and support they need during virtual assessments.

Structured Group Collaboration

Enhanced breakout rooms offer small group collaboration for peer-to-peer or instructor-peer groups.

Detailed Session Analytics

Class generates holistic reports that include attendance, participation, and achievement all in one place.

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