All entries from 2012

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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Monday, June 4, 2012

Blackboard Emergency and Scheduled Downtime

Relates to: System Status

Blackboard Emergency Maintenance Downtime Blackboard will be unavailable early in the morning tomorrow - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 12:01 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. - so the University of Cincinnati can perform emergency network maintenance. No changes are being made to the [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 2:17 PM

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Potential Internet Explorer Issues with Blackboard

Relates to: System Status, Known Issues

IT Support has received a handful of calls from students concerning Blackboard in the last several days whereby the site inexplicably will not load and a "Page cannot be displayed" error is shown.  This is happening when the system is operating normally. In each case, the student is using Internet Explorer and [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 12:45 PM

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Itsc News - Microsoft trying the social network thing with So.CL

Relates to: In the News

Microsoft is trying out a new social network, different from facebook, called Socl. It's main focus is to get you to share your interests and then hook you up with other people based similar, or a platform to post "neat" things you find, that other people may find interested vs "friends" aka [More...]

Posted by Jason Stillion at 5:19 PM

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Monday, May 14, 2012

Course Copying

Relates to: In the News

We are Seeking Course Copying Requests! Using Blackboard? Why re-upload everything for Summer when we can copy it for you from Spring? Go to http://teaching.cscc.edu/Support/request.asp to request that your Spring Quarter Blackboard content be copied to your Summer Quarter Blackboard courses. [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 4:27 PM

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Blackboard Downtime Notice

Relates to: System Status

Blackboard will be down late Friday night, May 25/early Saturday morning May 26 from 12 midnight to 4:00 am. This downtime is due to the University of Cincinnati needing to move all the Blackboard database servers onto new load balancers. This will affect all the Ohio institutions they host. The new load [More...]

Posted by Heather Crites at 10:12 AM

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