Security Warning – Malicious OneClass Chrome Extension

A malicious OneClass Chrome Extension is part of a current phishing scam which, if installed, may send email on users’ behalf and also attempts to collect user credentials. The OneClass Chrome Extension is not available directly via search in the Chrome Extensions Store and users, both instructors and students, are being phished with a link. During […]


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 […]


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 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 […]


New SafeAssign Originality Reports Coming Soon

At the end of April, Blackboard will be making changes to the SafeAssign originality reports. These changes will be in regards to a new cleaner look for the originality report produced, which will now include a word count. OLD SafeAssign Originality Report NEW SafeAssign Originality Report   For more information on SafeAssign in Blackboard Learn […]