Blackboard World 2013 Recap

Recently a team from Valencia traveled to Blackboard World 2013 in Las Vegas to learn more about the future of Blackboard, what other institutions are doing, and best practices. This will be a recount of BbWorld13 in a nutshell (including all the recap videos by Blackboard). One of our instructional designer, Josh Murdock (@ProfessorJosh), was chosen […]


Valencia Bug Watch: Student’s My Grades Error

Recently, due to a bug in Cumulative Patch 12 for Blackboard Learn 9.1 Service Pack 11, many students are receiving an error message when accessing the My Grades feature in Blackboard, after the instructor creates graded forums, blogs, journals or wikis. Students will see an error message saying, “Not Found. The specified resource was not found […]


Instructurecon Adventures with the LTS Team #INSTCON

Learning Technology Services sent a team to Instructurecon (#Instcon) 2013 in Park City, Utah to learn more about Instructure Canvas, what other institutions are doing with Canvas, and about upcoming features. During this three day event we learn more about the Canvas road map, LTIs, APIs, Canvas support, and how ridiculous we all looked in […]


Updated Learning Technology Services Website is Live!

The Learning Technology Services site has been updated and upgraded with a new look and new navigation. Come checkout the new http://valenciacollege.edu/oit/learning-technology-services/ (formally http://valenciacollege.edu/oit/lts). This includes an easy to access homepage with quick links to key sections, an update feed from our blog postings, and information on getting help.   It might be time to check and update […]


Valencia Bug Watch: My Calendar Module in Blackboard Homepage

Many students and instructors are wondering why they only see institutional maintenance dates or other manually created events in the My Calendar module on the Valencia College Blackboard main page or within a course’s My Calendar module in the dashboard. This is due to a current bug with the My Calendar module. The My Calendar […]