All entries from February 2010

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Group Assignments, Queued Tasks, Password Changes

Relates to: Known Issues, Pilot, Upgrades

Group Assignments Patch The Group Assignments stored procedure fix was successfully implemented yesterday on schedule. There was no downtime associated with this fix. Archiving / Exporting / Importing / Restoring, et al Frank at UC was able to get all of our broken functions working again yesterday. However he knew (and we knew) that [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Blackboard Sync Enabled

Relates to: Pilot, Tips and Tricks

We now have Blackboard Sync functioning on the Blackboard Learn system. I currently have it disabled, but if anyone is interested in testing it in Facebook, on their iPhone or using the Bing (MSN) toolbar, please let me know! [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 1:02 PM

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Monday, February 22, 2010

Course Copying for Spring 2010

Relates to: In the News

We are Seeking Course Copying Requests! Using Blackboard? Why re-upload everything for Spring when we can copy it for you from Winter? Go to http://teaching.cscc.edu/Support/request.asp to have your Winter Quarter Blackboard content copied to your Spring Quarter Blackboard courses. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:00 AM

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Group Assignments, Queued Tasks, Course Copying

Relates to: Known Issues, Pilot

Blackboard 9.0 Patch Blackboard announced the discovery and correction of a problem regarding Group Assignments in Blackboard 9.0 that was caused by an errant stored procedure. UC will be replacing the stored procedure this week. It should not require any downtime, but I will keep you posted in case it does. In [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Monday, February 15, 2010

RSS Content Building Block

Relates to: Pilot, Tips and Tricks

I would like to highlight a content type that isn't often used, but one that many of you may find handy. RSS Content is a building block developed by the University of Cincinnati that allows an RSS feed to be incorporated into a Content Area. I think it is pretty slick. You [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Monday, February 8, 2010

Pulling All Students

Relates to: Tips and Tricks

Jane Roberts posted the following in the discussion board. I feel that it is worth sending to everyone. To display all the users in the course with their email addresses: Click on "users and Groups" Click on "users" Select your search option at top of page for example "user name". Click on "not blank" in the [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Friday, February 5, 2010

LDAP Issues, Set External Grade, Queued Tasks, Spring 2010 Pilot

Relates to: Known Issues, Pilot

Inability to Log In Yesterday some users were not able to log into Blackboard 7.3 and Blackboard 9.0 from an unknown time until around 1:48 PM. Mary Reiter and the system admins can attest that it was very intermittent until 1:00 PM or so when no one could log into either system. We [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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