Edmodo Vs Blackboard Collaborate

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 08, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Edmodo or Blackboard Collaborate?

Blackboard Collaborate is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Edmodo, Blackboard Collaborate is rated with the same score (91/100) as Edmodo (91/100). Edmodo offers more features (4) to their users than Blackboard Collaborate (3). There is a clear winner in this case and it is Edmodo!

Looking for the right Classroom Management solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Edmodo compares with blackboard?

Edmodo: Founded in Chicago, Illinois, when two school district employees set out to bridge the gap between how students live their lives and how they learn in school, Edmodo was created to bring education into a 21st century environment. Today, Edmodo is based in San Mateo, California. Thanks to those who guided and supported us in the beginning, we're...

blackboard: From our beginning as a small education technology company, Blackboard has been dedicated to improving every aspect of the education experience for millions of learners and educators around the world. We work with thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organizations, providing them with tomorrow’s education exp...

Who's more expensive? Edmodo or Blackboard Collaborate?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Classroom Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Edmodo and Blackboard Collaborate.

Edmodo price Starting from $49 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Edmodo is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Classroom Management software. Blackboard Collaborate price starts at $1,600 per year , when comparing Blackboard Collaborate to their competitors, the software is rated 10 - much higher than the average Classroom Management software cost.

Bottom line:Blackboard Collaborate is more expensive than Edmodo.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Edmodo Vs. Blackboard Collaborate based on some of the most important and required Classroom Management features. Edmodo: Project Collaboration, Collaboration Management, Virtual Classroom, LMS. Blackboard Collaborate: Chat, Project Collaboration, Content Management.

Target customer size

Edmodo's typical customers include: Medium and large size businesses, and Blackboard Collaborate's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Edmodo

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

Starting from $49 per month

Edmodo is a cloud-based Class Management software that is suitably designed for educational institutions to manage their classroom tools within a central system.

Categories: Team Collaboration, Web Collaboration, Cloud LMS, LMS.

Blackboard Collaborate

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $1,600 per year

Blackboard Collaborate is a cloud-based collaborative learning platform built designed principally to serve elementary & high schools, government facilities, and higher education institutions. The platform prov...

Categories: Call Recording, Video Conferencing, Content Management, Team Collaboration, Chat.

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Edmodo: 4 Features

Project Collaboration
Collaboration Management
Virtual Classroom
LMS

Blackboard Collaborate: 3 Features

Chat
Project Collaboration
Content Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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Edmodo
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
11
Review
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Blackboard
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
10/10
License pricing
$1,600 per year
Functionality
10
Collaborize
ITQlick rating
3.1/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
Polytech
ITQlick rating
3.6/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$19,000 per license
Functionality
3
ClassManager
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
6.2/10
License pricing
$995 per license
Functionality
3
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.