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 […]


Where did SafeAssign go in Blackboard?

Where did SafeAssign go in Blackboard? You might have noticed that SafeAssign isn’t an option under the Assessments tab when adding content to Blackboard. SafeAssign hasn’t disappeared from Blackboard, it’s just now intergraded into Assignments. Under the same Assessments tab click the Assignment link. One of the options when creating an assignment is “Submission Details”. […]


What is the new Student Preview mode in Blackboard?

What is the new Student Preview mode in Blackboard? For many years, faculty have been asking for a true student preview of Blackboard without having to log in and out of the system as different users. Your wish has been granted with the new Student Preview mode in Blackboard. The former “Test Student” tool in […]


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 Ate My Content!

Modern browsers can do some pretty amazing things. They can display content in a consistent manner across all of your devices, remember your credentials, save your bookmarks and favorites and even keep you secure while browsing the Web. But keeping you secure is no easy feat! Many factors are at play. One of the features […]