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 […]


Bug Watch: YouTube Tools Currently Broken in Blackboard

**Update 7/21/15** The issues with the YouTube Mashup tool and Video Everywhere tool has been resolved. These functions should be working normal now.  Blackboard is currently ( as of 5/7/15) having an issue with connecting to YouTube through its YouTube Mashup tool and Video Everywhere tool in both the text editor and  when creating new […]


New Course Copy Option for File Attachments in Blackboard

New Course Copy Option for File Attachments:   This new set of options gives the user control over which files are copied along with the course. See the image below.   Option 1 does not copy any items from the file manager. This option shouldn’t be selected under normal circumstances. Students would see permission errors […]