Blackboard Known Issue: Announcements that have Course Links to Unavailable Content are Hidden to Instructors

Following the recent Blackboard Upgrade, we have received several reports that certain announcements can’t be viewed by the instructor after successfully being submitted or copied over from another course.  This happens when an announcement includes a Course Link to an unavailable content item. That Announcement becomes completely hidden until the content is made visible. DO […]


Blackboard Known Issue: Drag and Drop Not Working in Course Menu, Content Areas, and Grade Center

Following the recent Blackboard Upgrade, we have received several reports that drag and drop reordering in the Course Navigation menu, Content areas, and Grade Center is not working as expected in some courses. Solution/ Workaround: Click on the Keyboard Accessible Reorder button. In the Content Areas (such as Announcements, Content, Start Here, etc) this tool […]


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 […]