SoftChalk Create (version 8) Now Available – Lots of New Features

SoftChalk Create (version 8) is now available for Valencia College faculty and staff to utilize. You can download this update, including the new license information, at the LTS Secure Download site. Visit the Blackboard Essentials Self-Paced course inside Blackboard Learn or email onlinehelp[AT]valenciacollege.edu from your Valencia email account for information on how to access this […]


Library Links in Blackboard Made Simple

Adding links to digital library items such as articles, ebooks, and videos can be a pain at Valencia, since it has required in the past for students to log into their account a second time. Now it’s simple to add links without students and faculty having to log into the library system again, once they […]


Respondus: Software and Connection Update

Valencia recently upgrade to Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 9 and now Respondus requires an update to connect to your courses in Blackboard. Respondus should be updated to Version 4.0.5.02 (Help > About Respondus to check versions) Check for updates (Help > Check for Updates). If it says you are running the latest major update […]


Blackboard Learn 9.1: Upgrade and Bagels & Blackboard

As summer semester comes to an end, we are in preparation to upgrade to the latest service pack for Blackboard Learn. On August 10, 2012 there will be a maintenance window to upgrade Valencia to Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP9.  The majority of the functions will remain the same as our current version (SP6) with a […]