• Comparison of Blackboard Original and Blackboard Ultra Courses

    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 ...
    last modified by sheftom
  • The new Blackboard Partner Catalog is here

    We are happy to announce the availability of our new and improved Blackboard Partner Catalog! We transitioned the Extensions Catalog to now exist solely on our Blackboard Community site.    Why did we create...
    created by slehnert
  • View Only Discussion Forum

    An instructor recently made a request, and I don't think there's a "View Only" setting for discussion forums once they've been graded.  At any rate, here was their request: "Is there a way to make a graded Disc...
    last modified by rholt
  • Which LMS are you coming from?

    I'm curious to get to know the community and discover the wide range and background of what makes up the current Blackboard family.
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  • Designers Resource Outpost

    I would very much like to start a repository/outpost of design ideas for folks to try out/recommend/review, etc.   Da Button Factory: web button maker  - An incredibly simple way to make custom buttons! ...
    last modified by lt0079872
  • Real-World Preparedness

    How many times have we, as technologists, admins...staff in higher education in general...heard the hearts of students who are stuck in the never-ending story of "I need a job, but I keep being told I don't have enoug...
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  • Research Participation Request - LMS acceptance

    Dear Faculty, My name is Ayse Begum Aslan and I am a PhD Candidate at Wayne State University. I would like to invite you to participate in an online survey about faculty acceptance of learning management systems in h...
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  • TedxGVSU: On well-played games & simulations

    Playing games is a very popular activity practiced by young and old. Gamification, as a way to introduce game elements to non-game environments, focuses on tracking activities and providing immersive feedback. Providi...
    last modified by smachaje
  • BOX Grading Toolset Travesty

    Am I the only one challenged to understand why the BOX grading tools debacle, and it is a debacle, continues not to be addressed? Am I the only one that feels like there has not been any sense of urgency or attention ...
    last modified by fursty
  • Best Practices for sharing content/assessments in Learn 9.1

    I'm working with a pilot group of teachers who have become accustomed to easily sharing resources and tests in another platform.  What are the best practices for teachers looking to share tests and content with t...
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  • Partnering with Pronto - An Alternative Solution to Blackboard Instant Messaging (EOL on December 31)

    With the End of Life of Blackboard Instant Messaging (Blackboard IM) coming on December 31, Blackboard has partnered with Pronto to provide an alternative solution for our customers. Developed by HitLabs, Pronto is a ...
    last modified by slehnert
  • Blackboard Professional Development (PD) Formats and Framework

    One of the top performing elements of our PD support framework is our Tech Tuesday.   Tech Tuesday - sponsored by TLC-to-go (a Teaching and Learning alternative to on-site delivery) Tech Tuesday PD is deliver...
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  • Improving Student Communication with Real-Time Communication Tools

    3/6/19 2:00 PM
    Join us along with our new instant messaging partner Pronto to learn about the benefits of real-time communication with students. Attendees will see a live demonstration of Pronto’s mobile application and integr...
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    Improving Student Communication with Real-Time Communication Tools
  • End of Life announcement for Blackboard Open Content

    I've just received a notification for the End of Life for Blackboard Open Content (xpLor) as of 31st December 2019, with Maintenance Support Mode from 30th June 2019 - see https://blackboard.secure.force.com/apex/btbb...
    last modified by chrisboon
  • Best practices for integrating Macmillan content with Blackboard Learn

    Are you currently using Macmillan’s LaunchPad or considering it for your next course? If so, be sure to check out the Launch Pad integration built for Blackboard Learn. The integration provides a number of benef...
    created by slehnert
  • Community College Enterprise: Opportunity to Contribute

    I've recently taken on the role of the "Technology in Practice" Editor for the Community College Enterprise (CCE). The CCE is one of only two peer-reviewed journals focusing on community colleges in the United States ...
    last modified by aauthier
  • "All User Activity in Content Areas" report

    I'm trying to help an instructor get validation of how long students spend in  course (for accreditation, I think).   In the All User Activity in Content Areas report, it shows a grid of students, course ar...
    last modified by hr24929
  • Accessing a Blackboard exemplary course

    Does anyone know how to access a Blackboard exemplary course to view it?
    last modified by fk36757
  • Requesting a copy of an online/hybrid course certified with ECP or QM

    Hello everyone,   The University where I work is partnered with Blackboard Learn and Quality Matters. I am certain that online instructors at the same university would very much appreciate this if I could share...
    last modified by krystal
  • Can an SVG be displayed in an 'item', retaining its links?

    I have an SVG file with embedded social media links that I would like to add to course pages. When I add it as an image (<img), it loses the clickable links. I understand <object and <svg tags to not work in ...
    last modified by deluxe