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 […]


SoftChalk Create (version 8) Now Available – Lots of New Features

SoftChalk Create (version 8) is now available for Valencia College faculty and staff to utilize. You can download this update, including the new license information, at the LTS Secure Download site. Visit the Blackboard Essentials Self-Paced course inside Blackboard Learn or email onlinehelp[AT]valenciacollege.edu from your Valencia email account for information on how to access this […]


Library Links in Blackboard Made Simple

Adding links to digital library items such as articles, ebooks, and videos can be a pain at Valencia, since it has required in the past for students to log into their account a second time. Now it’s simple to add links without students and faculty having to log into the library system again, once they […]


Updates to Course Copy for Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP9

The course copy process has changed a little, giving additional options under Settings. Instructors should be able to click settings (or select all) to get the sub settings they have access to copy in this process (Banner Image, Language Pack, and Navigation Settings). Faculty should not click the other Settings sub options, it will produce […]


Respondus: Software and Connection Update

Valencia recently upgrade to Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 9 and now Respondus requires an update to connect to your courses in Blackboard. Respondus should be updated to Version 4.0.5.02 (Help > About Respondus to check versions) Check for updates (Help > Check for Updates). If it says you are running the latest major update […]