Kyoto Computer Gakuin Selects Blackboard Learn Ultra by Anthology to Support International Expansion


Leading IT Education Institution Partners with Anthology to Become First Learn Ultra Customer in Japan

TOKYO, August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ Anthologya leading provider of educational solutions supporting the entire learner lifecycle, today announced that Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) has selected Blackboard Learn Ultra such as its new Learning Management System (LMS) to meet global teaching and learning needs. KCG will be the first institution in Japan to implement Learn Ultra.

As KCG expands internationally, Learn Ultra enables the institution to rely on a single solution to create consistency across courses, connecting faculty and students across countries with an intuitive user interface that takes support multiple languages ​​and a full mobile experience. Anthology’s ability to provide local support services in Japan and monthly upgrades for feature deployment and integration also influenced KCG’s selection when comparing Learn Ultra with other learning management systems from education technology vendors.

“Anthology is one of the leaders in the LMS market and given the maturity of its product and the breadth of its customers, we believe it will meet our growing needs,” said Sanford Gold, director of studies for Kyoto Computer Gakuin. “As we continue to blend face-to-face instruction with virtual instruction, Learn Ultra enables more active learning experiences for our students and serves as the foundation for a modern technology infrastructure to support this change.”

Learn Ultra provides actionable, contextual course data to equip KCG faculty and staff with the right information to support learning outcomes, while helping educators stay aligned with teaching best practices. With communication channels available directly through the solution and flexible options for capturing feedback, Learn Ultra facilitates greater engagement between faculty and learners to enable student success through deeper connections.

“We recently announced a 30% increase in the number of institutions rolling out Learn Ultra courses, year-over-year, as they see the same impact on their campuses that KCG seeks to achieve,” said Yves Dehouck. , vice-president of Asia Pacific at Anthology. “As part of the Anthology suite of products, Learn Ultra is just the beginning of how KCG can use our technology to leverage data across its campuses.”

Founded in 1963, Kyoto Computer Gakuin is from Japan first computer school. Since then, it has grown as the KCG Group, which is now a global education conglomerate comprising the Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, Kyoto Computer Gakuin Automobile School and Kyoto Japanese Language Training Center.

This news follows Anthology’s recent announcement regarding the adoption of Blackboard Learn Ultra globally. Read more here.

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Anthology offers the world’s largest EdTech ecosystem for education, recently partnering with Blackboard to support over 150 million users in 80 countries. With a mission to deliver dynamic, data-driven experiences to the global education community, Anthology helps learners, leaders, and educators achieve their goals through more than 60 SaaS products and services designed to advance education. ‘learning. Find out how we fulfill our mission for K-12 higher education, corporate, and government institutions at

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