• Self-registration in courses with Ultra Navigation

    I've written before about guest access to Original courses in Ultra Navigation.  This post is about self-registration in Ultra Navigation.  The expected behavior in the system is:   1. Enable self-regi...
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  • Coming Soon - 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.  ...
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  • REST With cURL

    I may turn this into a document one day. For now, it's not so formal. For those who like to try things from a command line, here is how you can make the OAuth2 call for getting an access token, then use the token to s...
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  • July 17, 2019 - Meeting Notes Asia Pacific SaaS User Group

    Link to Collaborate recording: Bb Collaborate    Items discussed: - CD and FDO upcoming updates/upgrades - Security Advisory - LRNSI-28865 - Remove Trusted User Roles to Mitigate XSS Threats - Profiles p...
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  • Start Bundling & Linking to 3rd Party Java Libraries

    This is a follow on to the recent blog post about HttpClient .jar files. I'm writing because another vendor was using the Axis libraries we had in the classpath pre 3700.5.0. Those are gone too.   Always bundle ...
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  • Accelerating our Business through Change

    At Blackboard, we’ve been on a journey over the past few years to realign our business to be the best partner we can be for the education community.  As a company, we’ve learned how to take advantage ...
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  • July 16, 2019 - Meeting Notes

    Via Collaborate Includes information of member's upcoming BbWorld presentations. Ya'll come!
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  • NOTICE! No More HttpClient 3.x In Learn 3700.5.0 and Later

    I'm writing this to inform B2 developers that Blackboard has removed the Apache Commons HttpClient 3.x library from /usr/local/blackboard/systemlib in Blackboard Learn 3700.5.0. We are using HttpClient 4.x in Learn ve...
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  • How to Drive Employee Performance with Microlearning

    To achieve high employee engagement and performance gain, the training must be precise, easy to assimilate, and apply on the job. Microlearning-based trainings fit in as a highly effective approach to engage learners ...
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  • How Do I Get My LTI Tool To Show in the Ultra Content Market?

    I've had the question asked several times now so it deserves a blog post. The short answer to the question is to use Managed Placements. Reference this Blackboard Help article. This help article is also helpful. Here ...
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  • 4 Questions Answered – How to Use Scenario Based Learning and Gain a Better ROI

    Scenario Based Learning (SBL) is a popular instructional strategy and is widely utilized in online training. It can checkpoint learning and help learners enhance their decision-making skills.   Since it uses rea...
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  • The Marvelous Mister DevCon - An Interview with Scott Hurrey

    We continue the focus on Blackboard World this month with an interview with Mr. DevCon, Scott Hurrey Scott has been with Blackboard for many years. In this episode, we learn about his history with the company, which m...
    Terry Patterson
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  • Evaluate adoption of your LMS with course design groups

    We're happy to announce a new feature in BbStats: Latent Class Analysis with Annual adoption report. Some time ago we reported about a new study at the University of Illinois at Chicago about Patterns in Faculty Lear...
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  • Unable to launch link. The Tool Provider has been disabled by the System Administrator

    "Unable to launch link. The Tool Provider has been disabled by the System Administrator," even after enabling LTI and the specific tool in system-level Tools and the LTI global settings are correct. The issue is that ...
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  • Guest Access - link generation tool for Ultra Navigation

    How important is guest access to your school?   After our Saas migration a strange thing has appeared.  Our system no longer allows guest access.  It appears, with Ultra navigation, this is by design t...
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  • Reducing storage size of Blackboard courses

    What is the largest course you have seen on your system? - please let us now in the comments!   Storage always grows, but here are just a few reasons for instructors and administrators to manage it: Smaller cou...
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  • Quiz: How BbWorld Are You?

    Think you know everything about BbWorld history? Test your knowledge here and share your score on social media!   
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  • BbWorld 2019 UX Lab

    Will you attend BbWorld 2019 in Austin? Don’t forget to stop by the UX Lab to help define what’s next for Blackboard. You’ll find us in the Community LIVE ...
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  • Celebrating Your Achievements

    I am excited to announce the 2019 Blackboard Catalyst Award Winners. Each year, we take a moment to recognize and celebrate the innovative achievements of our clients. We do this through the Blackboard Catalyst A...
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  • Start Testing Your B2 with Amazon Corretto 11

    As many of you know, Java 8 is a thing of the past. Blackboard has been working to release Blackboard Learn with Amazon's Corretto 11 OpenJDK distribution. To help you prepare your Building Block integrations for this...
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