Patch Needed for Respondus to Work in Blackboard SP11

Respondus (used to upload/download tests, not the LockDown Browser) must be updated with a patch only available through their website, otherwise you won’t be able to connect to Blackboard SP 11. The patch is at: http://www.respondus.com/downloads/Respondus4UpdateCampus.exe It cannot be installed via Help > Check for Updates, it must be run manually.


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 […]


Copying a Test for a Student Who Needs Extra Time

This tutorial will cover the steps to create a copy of a test for a student who needs extra time.  The situation where this would be used is when the student has a documented disability with the Office of Student Disabilities. 1. Navigate to the Control Panel located underneath the course menu. 2. Click on […]


New Feature! How to add a Test Student account in Blackboard

How to add a Test Student account: After completing this tutorial you will be able to: Create a Test Student Account Enroll your Test Student in your current course(s) View and participate in your course(s) as a student.  1.       Navigate to the Control Panel located underneath the course menu.  2.       Click on the Course Tools […]


Message Notifications Just Got a Lot Easier in Blackboard

A frequent enhancement request for Blackboard Learn 9.1 by our faculty and many other faculty around the country is the ability to see if you have a message within a course without having to log into each course. This would be especially helpful for faculty teaching a large load of courses using Blackboard and utilizing […]