All entries from March 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Blackboard 9.0 Spring 2010 Pilot Information

Relates to: Pilot

Spring Pilot Information Here are our statistics for the Spring 2010 Blackboard 9.0 Pilot: 39 sections 19 unique faculty Adele Wright Beth McGrath Cara Gabrenya Carmen Daniels Carolyn Kaufman Carrie Casillas Debra Dyer Gloria Rogiers James Stewart Jane Roberts Les King Li Yang Lisa Cerrato Mary Reiter Melissa Logue Patrick Fiorelli Phyllis Hardy Shawn Ferguson Sue Donohue 812 unique students 922 [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Building Blocks, Blackboard 9.0 SP 3 and Blackboard 9.1 Released

Relates to: In the News, Pilot

Building Blocks The installation of several of our building blocks in Blackboard 9.0 are stuck in a Change Management process at the moment. We are hoping to have SoftChalk installed soon, but the others have been low prioritized. If you are itching for a particular Building Block, please [More...]

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Blackboard 9.0 SP 3, Blackboard 9.1 GA

Relates to: In the News, Pilot, Upgrades

Blackboard 9.0 Service Pack 3 Blackboard released Service Pack 3 for Blackboard 9.0 last week that corrects several known issues. I will be working with UC to load this new service pack in the upcoming weeks. I will give you at least two weeks notice on any scheduled downtime. Blackboard 9.1 GA Blackboard 9.1 [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Collaboration / Chat Back Online

Relates to: Pilot

Collaboration / Chat is back online. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Friday, March 5, 2010

Collaboration / Chat Not Working

Relates to: Known Issues, Pilot

Chat / Collaboration does not seem to be working properly at the moment. Lightweight chat will load, but not display your name or participants or allow you to send any responses. I have been unable to get Virtual Classroom to load at all. UC is looking at application permissions and other [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

New System, Fixed Issues

Relates to: Pilot, Upgrades

Our New System I thought I would share some information about our new system. It might be a little technical, but I think it is good to know Our new system is a fully-functioning production system. The "old" system was in a testing environment. Our new system is backed-up nightly. The "old" system was [More...]

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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Grading Issues, Building Blocks, Queued Tasks

Relates to: Known Issues

There are two potential bugs that we have identified which are the result of the course restores. Under normal circumstances, we probably would never see these issues. 1. Attempts are Reordered Pat had an astute student who noticed this bug. When we performed the course restore, the Date Created on all assessment attempts [More...]

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