Update All File Permissions in Blackboard Learn

Updated 5/12/11 File permissions in Blackboard Learn have caused a few issues with students not being able to access files that are housed inside your course due to lack of read permissions granted to students in the course’s file manager. Valencia recently upgrade to Service Pack 5 for Blackboard Learn which seems to address the […]


ALL Summer Courses are using Blackboard!

Is your content loaded into Blackboard yet? Only 3 weeks left until WebCT is retired for good. Any class that begins after May 2, 2011 will be taught in Blackboard 9.1 Learn (regardless of instructional method). If you have not moved your content from WebCT CE8 yet, now is the time to do so. WebCT’s official retirement date is quickly approaching and we are working hard to ensure that you are prepared.

What do I have to do to prepare for Summer?
• All summer 2011 courses have been loaded into Blackboard and are ready for you to begin development on your course materials.
• Faculty will be able to access their course materials and create backups until May 28, 2011 at 11:00pm. After that date, all materials will need to be in BB9.1 and access to WebCT for faculty will cease.
• If you are not teaching this summer (or if you need additional development spaces), you are encouraged to contact webcthelp@valenciacc.edu for each course you would like to migrate from WebCT CE to Blackboard LearnIn the event of grade disputes, Valencia system administrators will be able to assist you in recovering your data and helping you to access the required information to investigate the dispute.


Action Required: 5 Weeks Left – All Summer Courses in Blackboard! Assistance Available!

Blackboard Learn 9.1 Training – Are you prepared for Blackboard? All summer courses have been loaded in Blackboard Learn 9.1 but are you prepared? Faculty have the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of resources to help prepare them to utilize the new system.  Blackboard Essentials Self-Paced is available to every Valencia employee.  You […]


Printing in Blackboard in 4 Easy Steps

Have you ever received a message within Blackboard you needed to print? Printing in Blackboard Learn 9.1 isn’t as easy as hitting File > Print or Ctrl + P since it’s uses what’s called iFrames. You might have noticed when doing a typical print job for a message in or content page in Blackboard that […]


Add a Twitter Widget to a Blackboard Course

Adding a Twitter Widget to your Blackboard Learn 9.1 course could be a great tool or resource for students if you answer “Yes” to any of the questions below. Do you utilize Twitter? Want to show the latest updates of a Twitter user? Want to show a real time search of what’s being said on […]