• NOTICE! No More HttpClient 3.x In Learn 3700.5.0 and Later

    I'm writing this to inform B2 developers that Blackboard has removed the Apache Commons HttpClient 3.x library from /usr/local/blackboard/systemlib in Blackboard Learn 3700.5.0. We are using HttpClient 4.x in Learn ve...
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    created by mkauffman
  • Celebrating Your Achievements

    I am excited to announce the 2019 Blackboard Catalyst Award Winners. Each year, we take a moment to recognize and celebrate the innovative achievements of our clients. We do this through the Blackboard Catalyst A...
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    created by sherynanthes
  • Using Blackboard Goals to Monitor Curriculum and for Accreditation

    A feature in Blackboard called Goals allows faculty and departments to collect information for accreditation or other purposes as to how programs and curriculum aligns with course goals.   Faculty can align cour...
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  • Inline Grading and New Box View Update: May 2019

    I am pleased to share today what we're planning for the future and appreciate all of the feedback regarding the current functionality with the New Box View experience. When Box acquired Crocodoc, we believed that Box ...
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  • Who is Your Favorite Blackboarder?

    Clients often tell me how an employee has gone above and beyond expectations to help them. We strive to recognize our employees who excel in their work.  This year, we have created a new award to recognize a Bla...
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    created by sherynanthes
  • Reflections on TLC Europe

    As my first blog as your Chief Client Officer, I thought I would take a moment and introduce myself.   I am originally from St.Louis, Missouri but for the past 18 years I have lived in South Bend, Indiana with ...
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    created by eschramke
  • Transitions

    Over the past 2-plus years, I’ve had the great opportunity to serve as Blackboard’s first Chief Client Officer. As we created this role, I travelled the world to meet many of you and serve as a liaison and...
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    created by tjatkin
  • Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship DevCon + BbWorld 2019

      About the Scholarship As a market leader in education technology, Blackboard understands the critical need for professional development in the workplace. We value diversity of perspectives, ideas and skills. ...
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  • Inline Grading and New Box View Update: March 2019

    Update April 3rd: Box reported an incident starting at 1:13 PM EDT which impacted New Box View.  Users might have seen latency and/or errors while using Inline Grading within the last few hours.  The issue h...
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  • Heart and Soul

    At Blackboard we believe accessibility is at the heart of an inclusive learning experience and improves education for all students.   This belief is woven throughout the fabric of our products and how we build t...
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    created by tjatkin
  • New Box View Critical Issues Update - ROLLBACK COMPLETE

    FEB 22 UPDATE: Please refer to this new post for the most recent update regarding a rollback to an early release of New Box View   Original Post Below From Feb 21 ---------------   Your concerns and frustr...
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  • Slack Discussions in Blackboard Learn

    Digital communication in a course, and in a professional team, can be tricky. Email can quickly overwhelm a group with repeated message, irrelevant reply-all, and a significant overhead in busy-work. Native Blackboard...
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  • Q2 2019 Blackboard Products Roadmap Webinars

    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), Blackboard Collaborate,...
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    created by jbanks
  •    Congratulations, and thank you. . .

    Two years ago this week Kathy Saville started the SaaS Virtual Group. Kathy envisioned this group to enable clients to collaborate, share their experiences on SaaS, and learn from one another. We had about 160 clients...
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    created by tjatkin
  • 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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  • It's Not Too Late!

    The Exemplary Course Cohort kicked off yesterday. . . and it’s not too late to join and take advantage of this 5-week series. If you missed the first session, you can register to receive the recording. Each week...
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    created by sherynanthes
  • An Apology for the March 19th Collaborate Roadmap Webinar

    Hi all -   We wanted to extend our deepest apologies for the technical difficulties you encountered when trying to access today's Collaborate Roadmap Webinar. Please note, we are actively looking into this issue ...
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    created by jbanks
  • Bb Open Content Features Survey

    As a reminder, effective June 30, 2019, Blackboard will transition Blackboard Open Content to maintenance support mode. Effective December 31, 2019 Blackboard will end the availability of Blackboard Open Content for a...
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    created by ileana
  • UPDATE - 2/22: New Box View Rollback Complete

    Update: 2/22 - 7 PM ET   This is an update to our earlier communication regarding the planned rollback of New Box View to an earlier, stable release.  At this time, Box has informed us that the rollback is c...
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  • Inline Grading and New Box View Update: October 2018

    (this post is a continuation from my prior post in September 2018)   Time for another update on this topic! This month's update will be short but juicy, so let's dive in:   Addition of 'Comment Summary' to ...
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