• Blackboard Learn Original to Ultra Comparison - July 2019-1.pdf

    Original location:  Blackboard Learn Original to Ultra Comparison  2019 Learn Ultra Cohort 
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  • 2016 Theme

    Is there any way to enable "Course Themes" but disable "Menu Styles" at the admin level so instructors can customize the theme, but not alter the menu style?  
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  • TLC Europe 2019 - "Bluffer's Guide to Customising the 2016 Theme"

    UPDATE: We gave the presentation and you can find the slides and other resources at http://go.soton.ac.uk/bb  The video will be uploaded soon!   A few weeks ago I posted: Thanks to the help of Ester ...
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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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  • 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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  • Building blocks in SaaS

    UPDATE : the new information gathering building block for SaaS migration will give you information about compatibility (cf James' comment below). Yay ! ****** As a lot of institutions are transitioning to SaaS, and ...
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  • Administering the Institutional Hierarchy in Ultra

    Would it be possible to ask those using Blackboard Ultra, has there been any improve to the interface for Administering Institutional Hierarchy or is it as inspiring as it is in Original?     ...
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  • sys admin role w/ "Internal" Data Source Key

    Need some help  determining what the 'Internal" designation means under Data Source Key. I have this user in my system, but can't make this user unavailable. It has a full system administrator role. Thanks!
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  • Course Archiving

    We manually archive courses one by one and I was wondering what other institutions do.  We archive a course, download it and then move the downloaded .zip file to a campus file server.  This happens each sem...
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  • PollEverywhere integration

    Hello and greetings from Austria!   I recently joined the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna as Blackboard adminstrator. We are currently looking for an audience response system and are considering using P...
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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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  • Impersonate B2 with SaaS

    Anyone using the Impersonate building block by USF with SaaS or know if it is compatible. We use the B2 a lot and are about to migrate to SaaS.
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  • Batch enrollment constituency

    Need some help with non SIS integrated batch enrollments.  The .csv file we use has a column for Course Role customized as the acronym JSOU.  However, after we run through the batch process it defaults ...
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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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  • 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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  • Causes for mass "Manual Logout" events?

    We're a SaaS customer running Release 3700.0.2-rel.36+fbf2221, authenticating users using AD through both LDAP and SAML. For over two weeks at approximately 5:40 PM until 5:42 PM the Blackboard authentication log reco...
    created by jh0043189
  • Is it possible to calculate Weighting based on the student's grade, in the Grade Center?

    Greetings!   I have been asked a question by one of our faculty, and am not sure if this is something that the Grade Center can be used to calculate. The question (and examples) are below:    "I have 3...
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  • 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
  • Quick Enroll Not Working for Admins in Chrome Version 76

    Also posted this on the Bb ListServ but thought I would share here too:   We have discovered that all admin users are not able to quick enroll in courses when Google Chrome is automatically updated to version 76...
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  • Everything you wanted to know about announcements but were afraid to ask

    We had some feedback from teaching staff that they worry about what will happen in different circumstances when posting announcements e.g. will an email be sent if I edit the announcement, what happens if I make the a...
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