Social Bookmarking With Delicious

No, I’m not saying social bookmarking tools are edible but if they were what flavor would they be?  I’m talking about a very simple to use tool called Delicious ( that allows you to share bookmarks (favorite websites) with everyone, make them private, or share with only certain people in your network. It will allow […]

Blackboard Migration Update & Course Copy Bug

For the last week there have been some rumors about Blackboard and its future circulating around the college.  I wanted to take this opportunity to give you a peek at what is happening behind the scenes in an effort to be fully transparent, calm some fears, and explain what we have been working on and […]

Student Usability: How student friendly is your course?

Are you feeling overwhelmed with all the technical aspects of the new system as you complete essentials training and start the development of your course in Blackboard Learn 9.1? It might be time to step back and look at your course from a student’s perspective as you develop your course menu, create content areas, and […]

Webinar: Publishing Open Textbooks

Publishing Open Textbooks: A University Press Perspective Presenters: Meredith Morris-Babb, Executive Director,University Press of Florida (UPF) Kara Schwartz, Acquisitions Editor and Digital Initiatives Coordinator, University Press of Florida How does a publisher create a quality open textbook from a variety of sources in varying formats that has a uniform look and pedagogy?  The University Press […]

Bug Watch: Course Menu

Course Menu: Weblink Issue When adding a weblink (external link) to the course menu to open in a new window, the link does not work (404 Error). Blackboard will be resolving in the service pack 3 update. Workaround ideas: Do not open the link in a new window OR add the link to a content […]