• New Amazon Alexa Skill coming soon for Blackboard Learn users

    We are pleased to announce that we will be launching a new Alexa Skill for Blackboard Learn later this month. This integration will be the first Alexa Skill officially released by Blackboard.    What is the ...
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  • November 2019: Inline Grading and Re:Mark Update

    If you haven’t heard, the New Box View replacement for Inline Assignment Grading has a new name- Re:Mark.  The roll-out for Re:Mark will begin in mid-March 2020 with a Technical Preview program.  We ar...
    last modified by juliahakes
  • Inline Assignment Grading Update: August 2019

    Thank you to everyone who has expressed interest so far in next year's Technical Preview.  I've have captured everyone's name who have emailed me directly, through Support or posted a note in the June update...
    created by juliahakes
  • Update: Upcoming Impact to SCORM with Google Chrome Version 80

    November 12th UPDATE:  The Rustici SCORM patch will be included in SaaS version 3700.16, Q2 2019 Cumulative Update 5 (3700.0.5), 9.1 Q4 2018 Cumulative Update 9 (3500.0.9) and 9.1 Q2 2018 Cumulative Update 1...
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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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  • Continuous Improvement in SaaS

    With SaaS continuous delivery, Blackboard can quickly respond to specific issues that affect our users. We know problems with new releases could seriously impact teaching and learning, so we push new releases to Test/...
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  • Calling Blackboard Learn Ultra System Administrators!

    We are looking to interview system administrators who oversee Blackboard Learn Ultra at their college or university. Remote interviews (conducted online) will take place on Thursday, October 31, and last approximately...
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  • Reflecting Over the Last 3 Months

    The end of September marked the first 3 months of my new role as Chief Client Officer and President of Global Markets. I’m thrilled by the progress we’re making as a company and wanted to share a few highl...
    created by lblakemore
  • Custom login pages in Saas - third-party account

    Login pages are important.  There are many UX principles and security regulations that apply to them.  Among many good ideas, we want login pages to be aesthetically appealing and guard the main doors to the...
    created by smachaje
  • October 7th Outage Update

    I wanted to share some additional information on the service interruption that we experienced on October 7 which resulted in blackboard.com domains being temporarily unavailable. The service interruption was caused by...
    created by lblakemore
  • Self-registration in courses with Ultra Navigation

    I've written before about guest access to Original courses in Ultra Navigation.  This post is about self-registration in Ultra Navigation.  The expected behavior in the system is:   1. Enable self-regi...
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  • Join the Q3 Product Roadmap Webinars for Blackboard Learn

    We invite you to join our product management leaders as they provide an update on the vision and roadmap for Blackboard Learn (including the Original experience/9.1 and the Ultra experience), and our mobile apps. We a...
    created by jbanks
  • Inline Grading and New Box View Update: June 2019

    As I mentioned in my May blog post, we will be replacing the New Box View experience for Inline Assignment grading for both the Original and Ultra experiences.  If you haven't read my previous post...
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  • Institutional Page - Banner Gallery & Specs

    Let's share some banner pictures for the Base Navigation Institutional Pages.  Recently the banner dimensions changed, and there is a trick to having the photo action being in the center axis of the picture. ...
    created by smachaje
  • Notifications in Base Navigation - Ultra cool

    Welcome to the new Blackboard! Now that you're here, tell us how you'd like to be notified of events in your courses.   So, you enabled Base Nav in your Learn system and the first thing you get feedback on are ...
    last modified by smachaje
  • Fixing that pesky Learn Ultra login page logo issue

    I take no credit for the content of this blog post. The work involved here is all Santiago Vanegas and going forward I'm going to get him to write his own blog posts with these nuggets in.   One of the things w...
    created by nc36270
  • LTI Tool Generation for Ultra Navigation

    Ultra Navigation is a wonderful feature, which is a modern gateway to online learning with Blackboard.  Would you like to add more resources in the Tools area or grant to those resources access to students or fac...
    created by smachaje
  • REST : 20 Minute Complete Setup Guide

    Good afternoon,    If you are interested in REST, but don't know how to get started this is for you. I've created a shareable notebook with all steps needed to go from NO REST experience / integration to mak...
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  • Updated Learn Migration Information Gathering Building Block

    We are happy to announce that the Learn Migration Information Gathering Building Block has been updated to provide Ultra Base Navigation and Courses compatibility/equivalency information.  Install the Building Bl...
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  • Women in STEM, The Future Digital Landscape: Dr. Jenine Beekhuyzen Sets The Scene

    By Nicole Wall | Jul 08, 2019   In today’s world, digitalisation has impacted almost every industry and fundamentally changed the way we work. Advancements in technology and investments in artifi...
    created by eschramke