All entries from November 2010

Monday, November 29, 2010

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 3, Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 4

Relates to: System Status, Upgrades

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 3 Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 3 is due to be released tomorrow and in the draft copy of the Release Notes, there are several feature enhancements mentioned. Here are a few of the notable ones: Adaptive Release and Early Warning System rules can be applied using calculated [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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New Winter Pilot Participants, Preparing for Spring

Relates to: Pilot, Upgrades

Winter 2011 Pilot Welcome New Pilot Participants! We currently have 38 new (and returning) pilot participants for Winter Quarter 2011. They are: Susan Accetturo - Nursing Hakim Adjoua - Justice and Safety Cheryl Allaire - Modern Languages Beth Barnett - Developmental Education Deb Bertsch - English Deborah Brown - Allied Health Jill Cadotte - Business Natalia Daw - Allied Health Amy DiBlasi [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Successful Upgrade, New Hardware, Wikis Fixed

Relates to: Known Issues, System Status, Upgrades

Blackboard 9.1 is Back Blackboard 9.1 came back online around 4:15 PM this afternoon. It did take longer than expected, but it went well. We now have a full production database with more memory than the test database. This is helping us prep for the influx of shells and courses that we'll [More...]

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Monday, November 1, 2010

Scheduled Downtime

Relates to: System Status

Scheduled Downtime Just a friendly reminder that Blackboard 9.1 only will be offline beginning at 7:00 AM on Wednesday, November 3, 2010 so we may upgrade our database from test to full production. This is preparing us for the influx of courses and shells that we'll be adding in the upcoming months. [More...]

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Student Testing Issues, Winter 2011 Pilot

Relates to: Known Issues, Pilot

Student Testing Issues We are still having some issues with students receiving errors ("Access Denied," "An error has occurred") when taking tests. The bulk of the problems seems to lie in impatient students. If your students are having errors while testing please: Remind them to click ONCE Be patient Wait for the [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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