• August 7, 2019 - Meeting Notes Asia Pacific SaaS User Group

    Thanks everyone for joining today, we had a great attendance, two new members and some great questions! Link to Collaborate recording: Bb Collaborate    Please note that we are tryng to organize the next o...
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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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  • August 6, 2019 Meeting Notes

    Via Collaborate Julia Miller joined and shared updates and responses to the UX Lab and Blackboard World 2019 for the new Inline Grading tool.
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  • Updated Learn Migration Information Gathering Building Block

    We are happy to announce that the Learn Migration Information Gathering Building Block has been updated to provide Ultra Base Navigation and Courses compatibility/equivalency information.  Install the Building Bl...
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  • 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.  ...
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  • How Do I Find the Blackboard Learn Installation Package?

    I've often had questions like "Where do I find the Q4 2018 Learn Installer?" This brief video shows you how to use Behind the Blackboard to find the installation package you are looking for.
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  • BbWorld19 Session Follow-up (Certifying Faculty to Teach Online)

      Wow!  What a whirlwind week we had last week.  I am so thankful for the great conversations, the knowledge shared, and the information gleaned at bbworld19.  I always feel like I am coming home,...
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  • July 30, 2019 - Meeting Notes

    Via Collaborate Recap of DevCon and BbWorld 2019 Very good discussion and sharing! Thank you all!
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  • LTI 1.3 Deep Linking, Names and Roles, and Custom Parameters

    This blog post contains links to a complete demonstration of setting up and using https://github.com/blackboard/BBDN-LTI-Tool-Provider-Node. Shout out to Scott Hurrey & Eric Preston and his team (everyone you...
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  • BbWorld 2019

    A few things to note after returning from BbWorld 2019   First thing - We were promised in the opening keynote that both the original Learn and the Ultra experiences are their priority and Bb is committed to cre...
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  • The Business of Higher Education: Should Universities Change Their Approach?

    By Yves Dehouck | Jul 29, 2019   Australia’s higher education sector is dealing with an increasing number of challenges. In addition to driving student success and improving job-readiness, instit...
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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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  • Looking for Instructional Materials for Implementing Ultra Experience

    Purpose Since our college is contemplating the Ultra Experience in the coming future, I thought I would be proactive and see what others are already doing.  It should come to no surprise that there's a LOT of inf...
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  • Blackboard REST for Humans

    Overview: I wrote a python library that makes consuming Blackboard REST really easy. It's very alpha, but I'm going to work on creating a three part series for the community and this is part 0.  Here's the easies...
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  • MiBUG Annual Meeting (Live from BbWorld19!)

    Date: July 24, 2019 Topic: MiBUG Annual Meeting Presenter: Adam Authier Session Link: PPT slides (no recording)
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  • 10 Killer Examples Of Mobile Learning To Boost Employee Engagement And Performance

    In this article, I touch upon key facets of mobile learning and how can you use it to impact your employee engagement and performance. I also share 10 examples that showcase how you can achieve this mandate. How T...
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  • Women in STEM, The Future Digital Landscape: Dr. Jenine Beekhuyzen Sets The Scene

    By Nicole Wall | Jul 08, 2019   In today’s world, digitalisation has impacted almost every industry and fundamentally changed the way we work. Advancements in technology and investments in artifi...
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  • Design at #BbWorld19

    “I want to run an empathy map exercise with first-time online instructors.” “You need to build out this concept, and I won’t take, ‘We will see,’ as an answer!” “I don...
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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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  • Using Video in Online Courses

    Most instructors now seem to sense the need for video in their online courses, but they aren't sure where or how to start. Here are a few suggestions!   1. Introductions The most important video, in my opinion,...
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