Blackboard Learn 9.1: Upgrade and Bagels & Blackboard

As summer semester comes to an end, we are in preparation to upgrade to the latest service pack for Blackboard Learn. On August 10, 2012 there will be a maintenance window to upgrade Valencia to Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP9.  The majority of the functions will remain the same as our current version (SP6) with a […]


Find Last Date of Attendance in Blackboard Based on a Graded Activity

For online courses, the last date of attendance is the last date a graded activity was submitted.  Activities in this case can be anything graded, such as discussions, blogs, journals, tests, or assignments.  This information can be located in Blackboard’s Grade Center, even if a student has withdrawn themselves from your course.  To search for […]


Respondus StudyMate Author 2.5 Available Now with HTML5 & Cloud Architecture

Respondus has released StudyMate Author 2.5, which contains major enhancements. The latest version incorporates HTML5 and cloud architecture to engage learners in an entirely new way, while still offering support for Flash-based learning activities and SCORM objects. Here’s an overview of the key enhancements:  Device-specific support was added for students using smartphones and tablets Activities […]


October Workshops & Courses with Learning Technology Services

Coming in October are several workshops and courses with Learning Technology Services to help you learn a new tool, enhance your course, and get a few faculty development credits. Communication Tools in Blackboard Friday, October 07, 2011, 10:00am-12:00pm Winter Park Campus: LTAD3186 Communication Tools in Blackboard (CRN 2357): This course is designed to help faculty […]


Want to access your Blackboard course from your Android, Blackberry and Palm?

Now you and your students can take advantage of learning on the go! Blackboard has extended the amount of platforms for the Blackboard Learn Mobile App to include: Android Blackberry iPhone & iPod touch iPad Palm Below find a direct link providing info for downloading the Mobile Blackboard Learn App for the smart-phones and mobile […]