• Updated: Changes to Java JDK and impact to Building Blocks in Learn SaaS

    Updated 15 October 2019   To address recent changes in Oracle’s Java support model, Blackboard Learn is transitioning to adopt a more recent version of Java, Java 11 JDK. Our new target for adopting J...
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  • Anyone still self-hosted or managed-hosted?

    Just curious to see how many people still aren't on SaaS
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  • Seeking wisdom

    Blackboard Newbie here seeking wisdom from the Blackboard experts... I have a request from one of our end user groups and want to see if my idea for a solution is possible in Blackboard. I would like to create a spac...
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  • Assessment submission attachments broken

    Hi everyone,   This is largely a copy-paste of my support case with BtBb, but I thought I'd share it here so other people can chime in with their experience and/or fixes. Our service delivery manager believes th...
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  • Choose the code for your custom language pack carefully!

    This is what we just learned: when creating a custom language pack, be careful in the selection of the code because it might cause errors.   Here's what happened. When we made a custom copy of the default en_US ...
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  • Bb administrator tutorial

    Hello   Are there anyone who has a good tutorial for Bb Administration?
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  • Safeassign stuck on Report in progress

    I have one assignment stuck on the report on the progress page and I am unable to submit it for further grading. How can I complete it?
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  • Learn 3rd Party Building Blocks & Java 11 Readiness

    To address recent changes in Oracle’s Java support model, Blackboard Learn is transitioning to adopt a more recent version of Java, Java 11 Corretto JDK.  To find details regarding the targeted versions and...
    last modified by juliahakes
  • 8 steps to prepare for Java 11

    (Updated 21 Nov with clarifications and status updates)   Over the past several months we have communicated that we plan to update your Blackboard Learn environment to Java 11. This important update can impact c...
    last modified by wweichel
  • SafeAssign Algorithm

    Full disclosure, I'm not a system admin, but I'm hoping someone can help with a technical question. We recently did a training for adjunct faculty on using SafeAssign in their classes and a question came up about how ...
    last modified by ar0044571
  • Collaborate not working on VMware VDI

    Hello,   We came across unique scenario where collaborate fails to connect to a session when using VDI and have the VMware Virtual Webcam software installed.   If this driver is installed and you have a ca...
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  • SafeAssign Language Expansion Project

    Over the course of this year the SafeAssign team has made improvements to our processing of submissions for non-English languages. We recently announced that we have improved the functionality for Spanish so much that...
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  • Providing users access to "Login As" B2 without permitting "B2 Links" privilege for their System Role

    I initially went to Bb support for help with this issue, but "We are prohibited from assisting clients with Custom Role development."   Proposal: a certain set of users (using a custom System Role with limited p...
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  • Course Creation Strategy

    Taking a quick poll to see how other universities are managing course creation/provisioning for each semester.  It's a quick survey should only take about 5 minutes at the max. John Lane, Paula Lee, Matthew Deepr...
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  • Q2 2019 upgrade

    I have a window to update Blackboard on our self-hosted environment on the 20 July 2019.   I've always upgraded to the latest edition of Blackboard Learn on that day and it's been very straight forward and I've ...
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  • Traditional Learn vs. BB Ultra (AKA SaaS) - Round 1

    So, I do understand that some people may not feel comfortable sharing their candid thoughts in a Blackboard forum. But hey, if we can't be candid here, where else will we be?   Who we (I) are (represent): Governo...
    created by raphael.ferreira
  • SafeAssign and the Blackboard Mobile App

    For the past few years, our faculty have been using SafeAssign more and more frequently, and although there have been some bumps along the way, the overall feedback has been that this is a useful tool.   A few ...
    last modified by ra0043350
  • Home Page Image Gallery

    Regarding our site, www.ulusd.org, I'm attempting to make an image gallery that is high(ish) resolution but much smaller in height than what we have there now. I can make a smaller image, but it tends to pix...
    last modified by mkauble@ulusd.org
  • 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...
    last modified by kevinoconnor
  • Managed Hosting, End of Life

    I just heard this announcement was coming soon.  Is it? Does anyone know?
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