New Course Copy Option for File Attachments in Blackboard

New Course Copy Option for File Attachments:   This new set of options gives the user control over which files are copied along with the course. See the image below.   Option 1 does not copy any items from the file manager. This option shouldn’t be selected under normal circumstances. Students would see permission errors […]


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 […]


Bug Watch: Course Links to Assignments in Blackboard Produces Error When Clicked

Update: This issue is now resolved (1/12/2015) and should not persist in any courses. Please let OnlineHelp know if you continue to have any issues.    Bug Watch: Course Link to Assignment in Blackboard Produces Error When Clicked Currently moving to the latest Blackboard October 2014 release, we have discovered one of the known issues […]


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 System Downtime August 8 and 15

Blackboard Maintenance August 8 & August 15, 2014 **REVISED** Blackboard will be unavailable on both Friday, August 8 and Friday, August 15 from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. due to maintenance to the system.   Blackboard Tools for Atlas Course Group Studio Users  As a result of a software upgrade by the vendor, after Summer Term […]