All entries tagged about Blackboard 9.1

Monday, April 7, 2014

Blackboard SP 14 Update

Relates to: General

The college is upgrading to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 14 on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - the first Wednesday during break. DEIS will offer online training and transition information in mid-April. [More...]

Posted by Suzanne Patzer at 1:50 PM

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Unexpected 10-minute Blackboard Outage

Relates to: System Status

Blackboard experienced an unanticipated total outage this afternoon and was completely down from 5:07 PM until 5:16 PM. Thank you to UC for a quick response and to IT Support for relaying the updates quickly. Update: It appears that the database nodes rebooted, causing the outage. The monitoring system did not pick up the [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 5:18 PM

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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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Friday, April 13, 2012

Blackboard Java Applet Certificate Expiration

Relates to: System Status, Known Issues

On April 2, we learned that the Java certificate used by all installations of Blackboard, including ours, was to expire on April 16. Blackboard promised a patch for all systems by April 6. CSCC put in a ticket with UC to have the patch applied once we receive it. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 8:03 AM

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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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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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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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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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Monday, June 27, 2011

Possible Blackboard, Inc Buyout

Relates to: In the News

It has been reported that Providence Equity Partners are in talks to purchase Blackboard, Inc and a deal might be announced as early as next week. Read more at the Wall Street Journal. It is somewhat ironic considering Blackboard has acquired numerous companies, including WebCT, Wimba, Elluminate, TerriblyClever, Presidium, and Angel just [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 3:49 PM

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Copy / Move is Back!

Relates to: Known Issues, Tips and Tricks, Upgrades

In Blackboard 7.3, you were able to copy indiviual items and folders from one course section to another. We were forced to disable this feature in Blackboard 9.1 because of several flaws in the process. Yesterday, we successfully upgraded to Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 5 which corrected most of [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 1:26 PM

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