All entries tagged about Grade Center

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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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

"Access Denied" when Double-clicking

Relates to: Known Issues

We are having some issues with Known Issue LRN-43349 / AS-152858 in which "Access Denied" is returned when faculty double click "Save and Next" when grading. We are inquiring about whether a patch exists for this issue. Workaround In the meantime, do not double-click the Save and Next button when grading. Be sure [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:39 AM

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Slowness when uploading documents

Relates to: System Status, Known Issues

In the last couple of days, we have noticed that occasionally uploaded documents - including assignment submissions, discussion board attachments, and returned Grade Center feedback - have been uploading at an abysmal rate.  This seems to happen most frequently when the user is attempting to upload more than one file at [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 2:17 PM

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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Announcement Email Patch + Others Applied

Relates to: Known Issues, Upgrades

Have you ever sent an Announcement as an email and your copy had 100 footers at the bottom which said "This is a system notification sent based on your personal settings and should not be replied to. Click here to view and edit your Notification Settings"?  How annoying! On Tuesday, UC applied [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 9:09 AM

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 6 Released

Relates to: Upgrades, In the News

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 6 was released today and it contains a number of interesting new features, including: Interactive Rubrics Needs Grading for interactive tools such as discussion boards, blogs, wikis, and journals Option of forced submission of timed exams when the timer has expired It also fixes a number or bugs and [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 5:13 PM

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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

How do I download Grade Center in Blackboard 9.1?

Relates to: Tips and Tricks

There are a number of occasions when we want to download the Grade Center. Before and after making major changes, and particularly at the end of a quarter. We have been getting a lot of queries on how to do this. Just follow these simple [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:22 PM

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Service Pack 5 Release Notes/Resolved Issues Released

Relates to: Upgrades, In the News

Blackboard released the Service Pack 5 Release Notes and Resolved Issues list today, although SP 5 is still a few weeks away from being released.  Unlike in previous Service Packs, SP 5 has very few enhancements and no new features - which is very good news.  There are some performance improvements, [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 5:46 PM

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Snapshot Failed, Feedback Issues, YouTube MashUps Update

Relates to: Known Issues

Snapshot failed (again) this morning From 7:35 AM until 8:04 AM, Winter 2011 courses, instructors, and students were disabled in Blackboard 9.1 only. Dwight in IT tells me that the Nova server failed, causing the data job to just stop before it had loaded the Pilot courses - lucky you. I had [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Bug Round Up!

Relates to: Known Issues

1. Submitting an In Progress Attempt Works Again, but... We have installed a patch to which now allows you to submit an In Progress test attempt. However, there still are some issues with viewing and clearing these In Progress attempts. Here's a best practice flow for now: To View the In Progress Attempt: Open [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:00 AM

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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Grade Center Display Name Bug

Relates to: Known Issues

There are two names in the Grade Center column: Column name and Grade Center Display Name.  In SP 2, the Grade Center Display Name was only visible to the instructor.  In SP 3, it is visible to the students as well. Here is a video demonstration: http://screencast.com/t/pdiGyvbYL9s0 This has been reported [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 8:39 AM

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