Security Warning – Malicious OneClass Chrome Extension

A malicious OneClass Chrome Extension is part of a current phishing scam which, if installed, may send email on users’ behalf and also attempts to collect user credentials. The OneClass Chrome Extension is not available directly via search in the Chrome Extensions Store and users, both instructors and students, are being phished with a link. During […]


Discussion Board Forum “Access Denied” Error

The latest update to Blackboard has produced a bug that will cause an “Access Denied” error message to instructors trying to access a Discussion Board Forum that is set to unavailable. The error occurs either when you click on the Forum Name or Open from the options menu. Blackboard recognizes this as a Known Issue […]


Blackboard Gamegogy Leaderboard

Want to add some gamification to your Blackboard course?  The Gamegogy Leaderboard module displays a student’s total points and rank, and compares this score to their classmates.  An instructor will see the students’ names displayed, while students will only see an anonymized rank. – Instructors can add “titles” to corresponding levels (e.g., Level 2 = “apprentice”, Level […]


Kaltura’s Newest Features: CaptureSpace and Interactive Online Video Quizzing

Valencia’s new video delivery platform, Kaltura has several new video features and can make sharing videos with your students easy. Students can also use many of these features anywhere the text editor is available. CaptureSpace Kaltura CaptureSpace allows you to capture multi-stream recordings of up to three video inputs synchronized with a PowerPoint presentation or […]


Blackboard Issue on October 16, 2016

Blackboard at Valencia College was unavailable from 12:30PM to 4:30PM due to an issue with the database on Sunday, October 16, 2016. We are currently investigating the root cause of this issue and will take steps to prevent it from happening again. We apologize for an inconvenience this downtime caused.