Welcome Back and Important Blackboard Updates for Fall 2013

Are you ready for the start of a new semester? Below are a couple key updates you will want to read concerning Learning Technology Services and Blackboard. Please Note: Several bugs and issues in Blackboard have been corrected over the last few weeks; including the problem with the My Grades view for students and the […]


Blackboard World 2013 Recap

Recently a team from Valencia traveled to Blackboard World 2013 in Las Vegas to learn more about the future of Blackboard, what other institutions are doing, and best practices. This will be a recount of BbWorld13 in a nutshell (including all the recap videos by Blackboard). One of our instructional designer, Josh Murdock (@ProfessorJosh), was chosen […]


Valencia Bug Watch: Student’s My Grades Error

Recently, due to a bug in Cumulative Patch 12 for Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 11, many students are receiving an error message when accessing the My Grades feature in Blackboard, after the instructor creates graded forums, blogs, journals or wikis. Students will see an error message saying, “Not Found. The specified resource was not found […]


Blackboard Quick Tips: Image Style Options in the New Text Editor

With the addition of a new text editor in Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 11 came various new options in the text editor. One of these options included expanding the style option available for images. This includes the ability to change the alignment, dimensions in proportion, vertical space, horizontal space, border, and other style features. […]


Valencia Bug Watch: My Calendar Module in Blackboard Homepage

Many students and instructors are wondering why they only see institutional maintenance dates or other manually created events in the My Calendar module on the Valencia College Blackboard main page or within a course’s My Calendar module in the dashboard. This is due to a current bug with the My Calendar module. The My Calendar […]