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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Kaltura Servers Issues on Campus

Relates to: System Status

Starting around 11:30 AM today, the Kaltura servers were inaccessible on-campus preventing users from accessing videos and audio files on Kaltura. This means that: Students and faculty cannot view Kaltura videos Faculty cannot access the My Media tab Faculty cannot embed new videos into their course Faculty cannot upload new videos into My Media Camtasia Relay [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:20 PM

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Kaltura Building Block Updated

Relates to: System Status, Known Issues

At 11:30 AM this morning, UC installed a patched version of the Kaltura Building Block.  Joel tested the functionality of this building block on the clone system using several different browsers and using both student and instructor roles. Please let us know ASAP if you receive any additional complaints related to Kaltura [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 11:35 AM

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Starfish maintenance Saturday, January 26 at 12:00 AM

Relates to: System Status

A Release Note from Starfish: Happy New Year! On Saturday, January 26, 2012 at 12am EDT (4am GMT), we will be upgrading our General Availability (formerly called "Operations") environment to Starfish® 3.1. Please expect up to three hours of downtime. This only affects courses and faculty who are participating in the Title III [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:15 AM

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Chat Server being rebooted on Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 AM

Relates to: System Status

Due to high uptime, UC will be restarting the Blackboard chat server on Thursday, January 17 at 7:00 AM.  This means that the chat server (which powers Collaboration>Chat and Collaboration>Virtual Classroom) will be unavailable for approximately 5 to 8 minutes.  No other functions within Blackboard will be affected. Please let me know [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:11 PM

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Changes to Blackboard Student Enrollments

Relates to: Upgrades

With the implementation of the new Blackboard snapshot job over break, there are some changes to the timing of when student enrollments are added in Blackboard. Old Way: In the old snapshot, all active student enrollments were added to all courses when we enabled the enrollments the morning after fee drop. This included [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 2:25 PM

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Scheduled Blackboard Outage November 27 at 2:00 AM

Relates to: System Status

OARNet is upgrading cncnc-r9, cncnq-r0, and cncnq-r9 to Junos 11.4 which involves about 15 minutes of downtime.  This affects the University of Cincinnati, so it also affects Blackboard at CSCC. The upgrade is scheduled to occur on Tuesday, November 27 from 2:00 AM to 2:15 AM. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:04 AM

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New Building Blocks Added!

Relates to: Tips and Tricks, Upgrades

We recently added some new Building Blocks to assist faculty in day-to-day operations.  They are: Student View: access your course from a pure student view.  [view more] Batch Create Grade Center Columns: create multiple Grade Center columns on one page. [view more] Batch Delete Grade Center Columns: delete multiple Grade Center columns from one [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Archive Spring Courses!

Relates to: In the News

Time to Archive Your Spring Courses! Spring Quarter 2012 Blackboard courses will be disabled on the morning of Monday, July 30th, 2012. We advise all faculty to archive and save your Spring classes prior to Monday [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:04 PM

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Do all of your CSCC links work?

Relates to: In the News

Marketing and Communication announced the removal of the CSCC website name "www2" and change to the name "www" on June 1 and again on June 7. While it was delayed by a few days, the change has been made. Please ensure all the CSCC website links in your Blackboard classes still work! Many of you have links for [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:17 PM

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Do all of your CSCC links work?

Relates to: Tips and Tricks

Marketing and Communication announced the removal of the CSCC website name "www2" and change to the name "www" on June 1 and again on June 7. While it was delayed by a few days, the change has been made. Please ensure all the CSCC website links [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:15 PM

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