• Identifying Geographical Location of Logged-In Student

    Is there a way to identify the geographical location of a logged-in student? I am concerned about some students "outsourcing" their online activity.
    last modified by esantoro
  • weighed total possible points

    First question I had was: how does Blackboard arrive to the "possible points" you see when you hover above the weighed total column? I'm unable to find any information about this and faculty frequently asks about this...
    last modified by lisa.fisher
  • Is it possible to configure Bb Learn 9.1 so that new content folder appears on top instead of bottom

    We're mid-year... Teacher adds a new content folder.  It is added to Course Content without a problem.  However it appears at the BOTTOM of the list of folders.  Students have given feedback that they p...
    last modified by rs27245
  • Printing hard copy of course calendar?

    I just received this from a professor and was wondering if there is a way to print out the course calendar cleanly? We are on BB 9.1 Release 3500.0.4 Managed Hosted.   "client called because he wanted to print m...
    created by rh22333
  • How do I embed a Films On Demand video?

    YouTube videos embed nicely but am having issues with Films On Demand subscribed videos.
    last modified by jward
  • Free text feedback in rubrics

    When entering text feedback in the rubric  final comments section, why does the instructor have to enter it in the "save rubric" section and then again in the "final grade comments" section for it to be visible t...
    last modified by okalag2@uic.edu
  • What do you call your drop-in sessions?

    We are considering renaming our Open Lab sessions to make them more appealing or to help faculty understand what the sessions are for. These are scheduled drop-in sessions where our staff are available to answer speci...
    last modified by srichter
  • Google Assignments - Course Kit & Classroom in Blackboard Learn

    Have you heard about Google Course Kit?  How about Google Classroom?  Yes! Google has been working hard to help teachers and students to use technology well.  Now it the time you can adopt Google techno...
    last modified by smachaje
  • Curriculum Mapping and reporting

    I am a new Bb Admin, and have a challenging question from our newly formed College of Health Sciences.   Each of the 4 program directors are at varying point of accreditation status.  They nee...
    last modified by jk0079712
  • Calendar items and due date notifications for additional content types

    We are exploring the calendar items and due date notifications for additional content types feature of Blackboard Learn 9.1 Q2 2019.   Should due dates added when creating Turnitin Assignments and other LTI inte...
    created by stuhepplestone
  • Posting text feedback in My Grades - original version BB

    In the original version of BB in My Grades, "comments" link was visible and available if the instructor entered comments in the first box titled "Response Feedback" for a test or discussion or assignment.  The st...
    last modified by okalag2@uic.edu
  • Multiple test attempts

    From one of my instructors: Does anyone have a quick answer to this?  Or a not-so-quick answer?   A student had two submissions allowed on a self-grading multiple choice test. She did marginally better o...
    created by jk0079712
  • 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
  • [BITS] August 15, 2019 - Updating Content to Make Your Courses More Acessible

    Updating Content to Make Your Courses More AccessiblePresenter: Melissa Hortman, Assistant Professor & Director of Instructional Technology, Medical University of South Carolina  Thursday, August 15th &#...
    created by eschramke
  • [BITS] August 13, 2019 - Incorporating Student Feedback Before, During and After Your Course

    Incorporating Student Feedback Before, During and After Your CoursePresenter: Corrie Bergeron, Instructional Designer, Learning Systems Administrator, Lakeland Community College  Tuesday, August 13th –...
    created by eschramke
  • Link multiple SLO sources to test questions

    I am very new to Bb and have a question about reporting and data.  Does anyone here have experience with Health Sciences, ie. Speech Language Pathology.  Our director needs to pull data from Bb.  S...
    last modified by jk0079712
  • HELP .... new group using an uploaded file

    Hello, I am new here.  I need help with something very basic but can't seem to find anyone that knows how to do it.  I am a school secretary wanting to send out a mass notification or message to a certain gr...
    last modified by davisi
  • Contract Opportunity: Building Blackboard Courses

    Hey there! We are looking for 2-3 people to assist with building and re-organizing our Blackboard Learn courses. The content is already there - it's a matter of just moving it from an old course and re-arranging it i...
    last modified by ma0076017
  • Now Available - Collaborate Ultra Mobile Updates!

    What’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.  ...
    last modified by dloury
  • Creating tests

    Is it still true that Bb must use a third-party to import test questions from Word?  I have found several videos, but they are older.
    last modified by jk0079712