Support Bulletin: SafeAssign Performance Update

Below is the latest update from Blackboard on the concerns with the performance of the SafeAssign tool. Instructors should expect turnaround times for papers submitted at 3-5 days from the time of submission. Blackboard is advising that these extreme delays should be expected through the remaining days of the fall term. Blackboard Administrators, This message […]


Copying a Test for a Student Who Needs Extra Time

This tutorial will cover the steps to create a copy of a test for a student who needs extra time.  The situation where this would be used is when the student has a documented disability with the Office of Student Disabilities. 1. Navigate to the Control Panel located underneath the course menu. 2. Click on […]


SoftChalk Lesson Challenge is Back

Do you utilize SoftChalk to create engaging, interactive, and professional looking lesson without having to have a background in web design? It’s time to try to win some cash and show off your lessons. SoftChalk just announced our fourth annual Lesson Challenge! You won’t want to miss this chance to win $500 just by sharing the lessons and […]


Respondus StudyMate Author 2.5 Available Now with HTML5 & Cloud Architecture

Respondus has released StudyMate Author 2.5, which contains major enhancements. The latest version incorporates HTML5 and cloud architecture to engage learners in an entirely new way, while still offering support for Flash-based learning activities and SCORM objects. Here’s an overview of the key enhancements:  Device-specific support was added for students using smartphones and tablets Activities […]


October Workshops & Courses with Learning Technology Services

Coming in October are several workshops and courses with Learning Technology Services to help you learn a new tool, enhance your course, and get a few faculty development credits. Communication Tools in Blackboard Friday, October 07, 2011, 10:00am-12:00pm Winter Park Campus: LTAD3186 Communication Tools in Blackboard (CRN 2357): This course is designed to help faculty […]