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Friday, August 12, 2011

"Transition" Shells being Removed Today

Relates to: Upgrades, Pilot, General

In preparation for the Blackboard 7.3 to Blackboard 9.1 migration, we had created approximately 30 transition shells for more than 800  faculty to use to get acclimated to the new environment.  The usefulness of these shells has passed.  They will be archived and deleted from the system today.  If anyone created [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 8:26 AM

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

New Building Block: Tab Content

Relates to: Tips and Tricks, Upgrades

We have installed a new, custom-made Building Block called "Tab Content" which will convert any content area or folder into a horizontal tabbed layout when viewed by a student. Go to the Knowledge Base to read more or watch the video below. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:19 PM

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Monday, August 8, 2011

Spring 2011 Disabled / Autumn 2011 Enabled

Relates to: Tips and Tricks, Events

We have disabled the Spring 2011 enrollments and created the new Autumn 2011 sections.  So long as your chair has assigned you to the section in Colleague, you will have access to begin readying your sections for fall. Ready to request your course copies?  Go to http://teaching.cscc.edu/Support/request.asp Don't forget to give us the [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 10:54 AM

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Journey with the Latest Electronic Tools Event

Relates to: Tips and Tricks, Events

Instruction is evolving, and so are the tools and channels to deliver it. Attend this half-day session with Instructional Technologies and Distance Learning to get a hands-on look at how you can take some of the latest digital and online tools to create your own "brand" of instruction. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:52 AM

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Friday, July 29, 2011

2011-2012 Respondus and Studymate Licenses

Relates to: General, In the News

If you are one of the 252 individuals who use Respondus or Studymate, please check your email boxes for an email entitled "2011-2012 Studymate and Respondus License Key." This email contains the new license key which goes into effect on Monday, August 1, 2011. This new license key will [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 8:51 AM

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Archive Your Spring Courses!

Relates to: General, In the News

Archive Your Spring Courses! Spring Quarter 2011 Blackboard courses will be disabled on the morning of Monday, August 8, 2011. We advise all faculty to archive and save your Spring classes prior to Monday morning. This knowledge base entry and accompanying video will explain how to make an archive: http://teaching.cscc.edu/Bb9/kb/post.asp?B=6&P=736 Remember [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:02 PM

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Archive Spring Courses!

Relates to: In the News

Archive Your Spring Courses! Spring Quarter 2011 Blackboard courses will be disabled on the morning of Monday, August 8, 2011. We advise all faculty to archive and save your Spring classes prior to Monday morning. This knowledge base entry and accompanying video will explain how to make an archive: http://teaching.cscc.edu/Bb9/kb/post.asp?B=6&P=736 Remember [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 3:51 PM

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Blackboard partnerships with major publishers

Relates to: In the News

In recent weeks and months, Blackboard has partnered with nearly every major publisher in higher education to share, combine, and/or integrate publisher materials into the Blackboard Learn product. Pearson and Blackboard Announce Partnership to Integrate Pearson's MyLab and Mastering Programs with Blackboard Learn  Blackboard and Wiley Partner to Combine Learning Content and [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 10:06 AM

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Banner Requests

Relates to: Tips and Tricks

Let us create a course banner for you! In Instructional Technologies and Distance Learning we have staff who are experts at making course banners who would be happy to create customized banners for your courses. The banner appears above your announcements and is an attractive way of providing a title [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 2:52 PM

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Monday, July 11, 2011

"Can ITDL Help?" - a new Blackboard module for Faculty and Staff

Relates to: Tips and Tricks, Upgrades

We created and added a new Blackboard module to the faculty and staff portal today which is intended to help streamline requests to ITDL. On the My CSCC tab, you should now see a module called "Can ITDL Help?" If you have a Blackboard- or ITDL-related inquiry - be it [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:00 PM

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