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.  

Blackboard Video Migration – Deadline May 2nd, 2016

Kaltura – Valencia’s New Video Storage and Delivery Platform Since October 2015 we have been introducing and facilitating the migration of videos from the legacy Adobe Media Server to Kaltura, Valencia’s new video storage and delivery platform. For the past several months we have worked together with multiple departments and individual faculty and staff to […]

Blackboard Video Everywhere Changes: Utilize Kaltura for Recording from Webcam Option

YouTube has announced that the webcam capture feature will not be available on YouTube after January 16, 2016. Previously, if you had a webcam built in or connected to your computer, you could record a webcam video on YouTube and upload it directly to the site through the Blackboard Video Everywhere tool (Record from Webcam […]

Kaltura – Valencia’s New Video Delivery Platform

Over the years Valencia has used different video delivery platforms in order to provide a quality video experience in our Blackboard courses and other video needs at the college. As those needs, expectations, and technologies change, we sometimes find that a current platform no longer measures up. After an exhaustive search and testing period, Kaltura […]

Photo Roster Now Available in Blackboard

The OIT Learning Technology Services team continues to help find solutions to improve teaching and learning at the college.  A new tool has been implemented in Blackboard that will allow you to easily look at the photos of the students enrolled in your courses. Three easy steps will allow you to access the Photo Roster […]