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Black

Informal; describing a financial statement that ends with a positive assessment. For example, if a company produces a profit for a given period of time, it is said to be "in the black." The term comes from the color of ink used for such statements. See also: Red.
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black

Of or relating to the profitability of a firm or the operations of a firm. The term derives from the color of ink used to enter a profit figure on a financial statement. Compare red.
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Blackboard Insurance writes property, auto, general liability and umbrella liability for companies in the manufacturing, real estate, wholesale, retail and services industries with annual sales up to $500 million.
Comparing performance PPT was lower than blackboard teaching might be some teachers go too fast and students find it difficult to take down note and diagram, (12) so students become a passive observer rather than an active participant (13) and thus reduces interactive discussion between teacher and students, (14) also the effectiveness of multimedia depends on how it is used in relation to instruction.
Another way that Blackboard Collaborate can be utilized and one that I use it for is virtual office hours.
An application in which different knowledge sources update a common information cache, called the "blackboard", is entitled as blackboard system (Corkill, 2003).
The Blackboard Catalyst Award for the online course recognized that I infused best practices in online exemplary course design throughout the duration of the term.
Blackboard is a provider of enterprise technology and solutions for student learning.
Executives at SeU determined that Blackboard solutions would be easier to implement and manage than the alternatives based on the company's strong and proven product support and well-organised, global user community.
Audience: Blackboard says this is for K-12 students and teachers, but taking full advantage of its many features would be best with students who can read and have had some experience with technology, perhaps third grade and up.
Moodle is the most popular rival to the course-management system sold by Blackboard Incorporated.
This discussion will examine how the introduction of the Blackboard Learning System into the traditional classroom environment impacts the writing processes of students at a mid-sized Hispanic Serving Institution on the U.S.-Mexico border.
8 July 2011 - S&P on Thursday cut to B+ from BB- its corporate credit rating (CCR) on Blackboard (NASDAQ:BBBB), a US provider of enterprise software applications to the educational sector.
"Our community is highly connected, and they've come to expect relevant and immediate information from our leadership," says Kristi Wyatt, public information officer for League City, Texas, one of the localities using the Blackboard Connect service.