• Anonymous marking

    Hello there We are looking at trialing out the anonymous marking feature of turnitin, however, we don't want it in the live system yet, we want to test it on our staging server but apparently we need to have it enabl...
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  • Learn 2016 Theme Issues & Fixes Master List

    There are a few issues with the 2016 theme but the fixes are spread out in threads here and on various mailing lists which makes it hard for people moving to the 2016 theme to know where to start/what to prioritise so...
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  • Is a new Learn theme on the way?

    We've been a bit slow to migrate to the 2016 theme and were thinking about doing so soon, but realized with a 2012 theme and a 2016 theme, that a 2020 theme (or similar) might be on the way. I've looked around, but ca...
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  • Show us your... Blackboard accessibility statement

    You will probably have heard of the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies w...
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  • Internet Exploder, indeed. (Learn 9.1, SaaS)

    About: Internet Explorer and Blackboard Learn don't play nice together. This article explains how to create a warning that will appear only for users who attempt to log in to your Blackboard environment using Internet...
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  • LTI Naming conventions

    Hello    Some of you may use LTI's in BB for the likes of Ally and qwickly, however does anyone have a way of identifying which link goes to were? In our SQL data base connection, we can only see  this...
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  • Open JDK

    So is everyone ready for the move to 3800? Just been looking at the list and there are a few for us that stand out, Panopto, Turnitin and Reading lists. The first two I an waiting on the vendor themselves for that up...
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  • JS hacks

    So there is a bit of movement in our IT dept, the person who normally managed JS hacks is moving to another role and I have a feeling he will be too busy in his new role. So I was wondering if anyone knew of a guide t...
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  • Theme Gallery: University of Southampton theme

    Main thread: Learn 2016 Theme - CSS gallery  Here is the current version of our theme, put together by myself and Sam Cole with help from the Blackboard community.  We put this together over two m...
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  • My Grades

    Hello there   Has anyone noticed the My Grades has changed to My Marks at all? There isn't a fix as such but there is a work around which basically involves tweaking a language pack then uploading this as a cust...
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  • Hierarchies

    Has anyone had much luck in adding a module to a node within Hierarchies?   In one scenario, I have managed to set up a node where only 4 courses get access to a certain tool, it took a bit of digging and testin...
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  • Automation

    So we get a fair few updates from Blackboard with some things that are good to know and some things that don't really affect us. We have devised a new way to manage the updates where we basically have an excel sheet i...
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  • Custom Language packs

    Hello all   Has anyone gone through the arduous task of changing the wording from My Marks to My Grades at all?  This was an update pushed out by BB to facilitate users who preferred the term My Marks and t...
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  • Organisations

    Hello there   Does anyone use the Qwickly attendance LTI for organisations? We currently have it set up for courses but when we try and create a new link in an organisation, we get the tool has been disabled by ...
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  • Loginas alternatives

    Hello there   Does anyone use an alternative to login as that is an LTI at all? At some point we could move to Ultra, so we would like to be prepared for that in case the creator of login as doesn't create an up...
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  • Custom language packs

    Hello   Has anyone uploaded a custom language pack only to find that they are causing you issues? I have been tweaking one which was a very arduous task, however I am happy with what I have created and its going...
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  • TLC Europe 2019 - "Bluffer's Guide to Customising the 2016 Theme" (Video now available)

    UPDATE:  Watch the video on YouTube:  A Bluffer's Guide to Customising the 2016 Blackboard Theme - YouTube     All resources are available at: http://go.soton.ac.uk/bb    ...
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  • Collapsible Left Nav in Blackboard Courses

    One of my colleagues asked this, wondered if anyone's done something similar. Ester Muñoz Aparicio :-)?   ...we are undergoing an effort to redesign our existing Blackboard course template, including the ho...
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  • Institutional Hierarchies

    Hello there   Just wondered if people use hierarchies to good effect and how they go about it? We have been toying with them but I am not sure they are 100% effective, the documentation on Blackboard seems a bit...
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  • Learn 2016 Theme Styling Issues

    I'm running into a couple of issues when styling our Bb instance using the 2016 Theme. First issue is in the course menu . Whenever a link is clicked on, a border (or possibly outline?) shows up around the link, but o...
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