• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Qwickly LTI Link Mobile

    So has any one tried this yet?   I can confirm that the link is now working and not grayed out. We are still getting an error 500, which I have put a ticket into Qwickly, but this is promising stuff for us and I...
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  • 2016 Theme - My Bb, Logout

    Where do we change the colors of the My Blackboard and Logout areas in the header (2016 theme)? We have found everything else, just not these. We have an image displaying in the header to make it green, but it isn't s...
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  • JSHack to add menu items in Tool panel on My Institution page?

    Following on from Heather Crites brilliant suggestion about using JS Hack to raise the profile of difficult to find features. I wonder if it would be possible to do the same with the Tool Panel that appears on the My ...
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  • 2016 theme: highlighting certain control panel options

    We've had feedback from our customers that they would like the way to get to course copy more obvious.  I've been looking at different ways to do this, one of which is by customising the theme.  I have a few...
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  • Is anyone experiencing issue with the My Grade in Blackboard

    I am wondering if anyone else is experiencing an issue with the My Grade in Blackboard?   I just received a call from one student about one course where she cannot access the My grade for the class her other...
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  • 2016 Theme: Can Quick Links be made visible in mobile theme?

    The Quick Links button in the desktop ui brings up a menu showing page land marks that helps make navigation accessible.     The button seems to disappear when you are in the mobile theme.  I've trie...
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