Blackboard Learn Migration Update

BROWSER UPDATE: We wanted to make you all aware of an email which we sent to all students enrolled in at least one Blackboard 9.1 Learn course for Spring 2011 Semester. The primary purpose of this email was to ensure students are aware that Firefox 3.6 is the preferred/recommended browser for Blackboard 9.1 Learn. We have […]

Bug Watch: Grading Issues

As we continue to address issues with Blackboard and learn about current bugs for Blackboard Learn 9.1, we would like make sure all our faculty are aware of what they are and possible workarounds. This week we focus on a couple bugs happening while grading in Blackboard 9.1. Visit our Bug Watch site to learn […]

Extra Credit Column in Blackboard Learn 9.1

Want to add extra credit in your course but can’t figure how to add it to the Grade Center? Create a new column called Extra Credit Set Points Possible to “0” (this way, if a student doesn’t get any extra points, they won’t be penalized in any way) Make sure to select the Option: Include […]

Respondus Lockdown Browser in Blackboard Learn 9.1

What is Respondus LockDown Broswer? This application is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard and WebCT. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it […]

Resources for Faculty Teaching in Blackboard Learn 9.1

Happy New Year and welcome to another exciting semester at Valencia! We wanted to provide you with some helpful as you begin teaching with Blackboard Learn 9.1.  We’ve also included additional information about services available through OIT’s Learning Technology & Alternative Delivery Department.  Most important are the resources which we’ve created for you and our […]