Math and science for Blackboard Learn

MathType is the default math editor in Blackboard Learn.


Insert mathematical equations and chemical formulas

Your web pages can contain mathematical equations or chemical formulas. Launch WIRIS EDITOR with a simple click and work with a visual (WYSIWYG) editor to create or modify your expressions.

When you click on Accept, your expression will be converted into an image and displayed along with your other content.

Technical overview

BlackBoard Learn Ultra
BlackBoard Learn 9

MathType comes with a WYSIWYG interface based on HTML and Javascript.

  • New icons in the toolbar
  • Edit in mobile devices. Works with iPad and other tablets.
  • Accesibility text automatically included in math formulas.
  • LaTeX support
  • Interface requests images to a web-service
  • Images are stored in a cache folder