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 SP11 Features Webinar Recording

The Instructional Design team has conducted several webinars over the last few weeks on the new features available in Blackboard Learn SP11. These new features (mentioned here) will be available for summer semester at Valencia College. Don’t worry if you missed out on the webinar, we recorded one just for you! Take 30 minutes to watch […]


Blackboard Learn 9.1: Maintenance Window and New Features for SP11

Blackboard Maintenance Tuesday, April 30 – Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Blackboard will be unavailable on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. until Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. due to maintenance to the system. This will include the upgrade to Service Pack 11. Upgrading to Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 11 (SP11) As spring […]


Subscribe Feature in Blackboard Learn 9.1 Discussions

One of the new features in Blackboard Learn 9.1 Discussion Boards Forum Settings is the ability to allow users to Subscribe to a Discussion Board by thread or forum.  The subscribe option is for students or instructors to receive an email when new postings are posted in a forum or thread. The email could include the […]