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Click to view contentWhat’s happening?    As changes in web technology mature and evolve we are constantly looking at ways to adopt new technologies that can improve the experience for our users.     When we first released Collaborate with the Ultra experience, we adopted technologies that brought to market HD audio and video sharing for meetings and sessions directly… (Show more)
I have a friend who is based in Zimbabwe who would like to get involved with online tutoring of students.  So this is a bit of a reversal to the normal distance learning paradigm of the tutor being local and the students being distant from the University.   She has a masters in television and degrees revolving around documentary and film… (Show more)
*We are still using original course view.  But the Ultra navigation. From what I am seeing if you change your new Course Card image it replaces your banner image, normally changed in Learning Styles.  Once you change one the other changes, these images are linked.  Can anyone else confirm that their course is working this way?    I discovered it… (Show more)
Join Our Team!The Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center (FDIDC) at Northern Illinois University is seeking an Instructional Support Coordinator. This is a twelve-month, full-time staff position located at our DeKalb, IL campus. You will join a highly-collaborative team of faculty development and instructional design staff who support… (Show more)
Hi there, I am embedding an MS Form in blackboard. The issue is that the actual form is not displayed, instead the following message is displayed, "Fill out the form" with a link to the form. This link then opens the form in a new window. I need the form embedded in the blackboard page, with no link, and no new window.   Any advice would be… (Show more)
I've just seen this article: which announces the availability of the audio and video recording facility for student feedback for clients using the EU data centres. The feature will be launched on 7th March. It's been available in the US since the release of Q2 2018,… (Show more)
Since we moved to SaaS a couple of months ago we have noticed a steady increase of students saying they have received overdue notifications from their Blackboard daily digest emails when its not relevant to them.   Most of these are from Turnitin links, which stands to reason as its our primary EMA system.   We believe this is happening where… (Show more)
This year I am reaching out to the Community to see what funny ribbons you can come up with that we can give away at BbWorld. Rather than just order the generic funny ribbons I thought it would be interesting to see what creative ribbons the community can come up with. Post your creative ideas below.
I've been working on a document to give us a snapshot of the feature differences between Blackboard Original and Blackboard Ultra courses.   I thought this might be useful to the wider community, so thought i'd share it.   Comparison document   Obviously Ultra is a continually developing product, so whilst the intention is to keep this as… (Show more)
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Click to view contentA recent release to Ultra provided an option for two views on the Courses page - list and grid. The grid view displays course cards, which are made available with default images that can be changed. See below:     I've heard from some customers that they'd like an easy option to change these that doesn't require creating an image in the…
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