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 […]


Kaltura’s Newest Features: CaptureSpace and Interactive Online Video Quizzing

Valencia’s new video delivery platform, Kaltura has several new video features and can make sharing videos with your students easy. Students can also use many of these features anywhere the text editor is available. CaptureSpace Kaltura CaptureSpace allows you to capture multi-stream recordings of up to three video inputs synchronized with a PowerPoint presentation or […]


Blackboard Maintenance and New Features – SafeAssign Intergration, Student Preview, Bb Grader App

Blackboard Maintenance Tuesday, December 16 &­ Thursday, December 18 Blackboard will be unavailable on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 3:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 3:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. due to maintenance to the system. This will include the upgrade to the latest October 2014 release of Blackboard Learn […]


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 […]


Test Availability Exception for Extended Time

With the new test option features in Blackboard SP14, you no longer have to create an alternative test for extended time for a student taking a test in Blackboard. The situation where this would be used is when the student has a documented disability with the Office of Student Disabilities. You will now notice that the […]