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 […]


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 […]


Bug Watch: Course Links to Assignments in Blackboard Produces Error When Clicked

Update: This issue is now resolved (1/12/2015) and should not persist in any courses. Please let OnlineHelp know if you continue to have any issues.    Bug Watch: Course Link to Assignment in Blackboard Produces Error When Clicked Currently moving to the latest Blackboard October 2014 release, we have discovered one of the known issues […]


Blackboard Bug Watch: Fill In The Blank Answers Marked Incorrect When Using Exact Match

After the latest update to the Blackboard SP14 Assessment and Assignment Building Blocks, there has been issues with Fill in the Blank or Fill in the Multiple Blank questions not grading correctly for students. Even after students have answered the questions with one of the possible correct answers, it marks the question incorrect. The temporary […]


Valencia Bug Watch: Student’s My Grades Error

Recently, due to a bug in Cumulative Patch 12 for Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 11, many students are receiving an error message when accessing the My Grades feature in Blackboard, after the instructor creates graded forums, blogs, journals or wikis. Students will see an error message saying, “Not Found. The specified resource was not found […]