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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Send Email Attachments Area Hidden

Relates to: Known Issues

Today, I modified the Blackboard 9.1 stylesheet to adjust for a coding error in the Send Email tool.  Before the change, the attachments area was partially hidden behind the Step 2: Submit area like in this image: After the change, the attachments area displays by itself, allowing instructors and students to attach [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 1:58 PM

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Snapshot Failed

Relates to: System Status

The snapshot failed this morning on the Columbus State side due to a permissions error. This means that students who registered for courses yesterday and faculty who were assigned to sections yesterday are not yet in Blackboard. We are working with the Data Center and the Net Admins to determine and [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:38 AM

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Assignments False Error

Relates to: Known Issues

Some students are receiving a "false" error indicating that their assignment is blank when, in fact, there is an attachment. Here is an example of the "false" error: Clicking OK will allow the Assignment - and the attachment - to successfully submit. Here is a video demonstration: http://screencast.com/t/u9azS0Bzt Recreate the error: Open Assignment Attach File Leave [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:48 PM

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Copy/Move Function

Relates to: In the News, Known Issues

Attention All Faculty: In Blackboard 7.3, you were able to copy indiviual items and folders from one course section to another. Unfortunately, in Blackboard 9.1. there is a known issue affecting copying content from section to section -- any attachments you copy will not be linked to the new section and students will not be [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:35 AM

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Blackboard 9.1 Update - Delete Old Information Out Of Your Spring Quarter Course

Relates to: Tips and Tricks

Attention All Faculty: Are your Spring Quarter Courses Copied? Please check all your course content and delete last quarter's information. Please check that all your course content is OK by going to http://courses.cscc.edu/ to review your Spring 2011 classes. You should also consider deleting any old announcements and Discussion Board [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:46 PM

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Snapshot Failed; Removed from Automation

Relates to: System Status

The Blackboard 9.1 Snapshot has failed again and we have removed it from the automated Blackboard pull until IT tells us that the FS3 server is stable. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:04 PM

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Course Copying

Relates to: In the News

Attention All Faculty: As you know the college is moving to Blackboard 9.1 spring quarter.But, we are moving YOUR COURSES to Blackboard 9.1. today! This process takes much longer than the normal quarterly course copy process.We need your course copy requests by Friday, March 18 so we have [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 10:22 AM

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Automated Snapshot Resumed

Relates to: System Status

IT has resolved the Blackboard 9.1 snapshot issues. Automation of the snapshot pull has been resumed and is set for 7:30 AM. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Blackboard 9.1 Update - Transition to Blackboard 9.1 Grade Center training is now online and web page for Students

Relates to: In the News, Pilot

You've asked. We've heard! Transition to Blackboard 9.1 Grade Center training is now online. There are many new Grade Center features. Below are just a few of them: You can now email students directly from Grade Center Enter grades directly into the grade table Freeze columns (like Student Names) so they [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 1:57 PM

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Snapshot Failed

Relates to: System Status

Snapshot failed and disabled all of the Pilot courses once again. Courses, students, and faculty were reenabled by 8:20 AM. Automated pull of the snapshot has been temporarily disabled until further notice. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 8:35 AM

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