• When Ok is NOT OK! Changing System Role Privileges

    We've had reports of REST API calls not working where the sole issue was the System Role Privileges not being set as required. I discovered this because I was trying to duplicate the issue and made this exact mistake ...
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  • Five Trends Shaping the Future of Online Education Today

    Business of Higher Education Posted by Caduceus access_timeJune 5, 2019 mode_comment0 Five Trends Shaping the Future of Online Education Today The incoming freshman class next year were in kindergarten when the first ...
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  • Upgrade Your DVM

    Scott Hurrey mentioned this the other day during our Technical Office hours... You can upgrade a 3000.x DVM using the same installer package that you use for a self-hosted system. This blog post will show you how easy...
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  • The Wades of Spades - Part 2

    Our two part series with the two Wades of Blackboard wraps up this week. Wade Weichel with Product Management talks about his background and role in helping shape Blackboard. We learn how studying Journalism helps his...
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  • How To Use Interactive Video-Based Learning To Enhance Your Training’s Impact

    The adoption of video-based training is on a roll. In this article, I outline how you can use its NextGen avatar, interactive video-based learning, and enhance your training’s impact.   Using Interactive Vi...
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  • UQ Update May 2019

    Preparing for Bb Upgrade July 6/7/8 2019 to 2018 Q4 CU6 Our Bb is still on-prem while we wait for outcome of a VLE review. Going to market this year. Hope to go cloud at that point. Aiming to decide on sys...
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  • June 19, 2019 - Meeting Notes Asia Pacific SaaS User Group

    Link to Collaborate recording: Bb Collaborate    Topics discussed: AWS RDS Postgres Upgrade for SaaS Environments did not go ahead on June 10 and 17.  Waiting for more info from AWS about new schedule...
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  • June 18, 2019 - Meeting Notes

    Via Collaborate  Misty Cobb the Blackboard Ultra guru shared wonderful information and current resources available to Ultra base nav and Ultra courses views.
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  • Use HTTPS!

    If you're running into an issue connecting to an AMI instance or a Developer Virtual machine where you get nowhere, or get a response like 'This site can't be reached. The connection was reset.' Use HTTPS!!   ht...
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  • Q2 Product Roadmap Webinar Recordings

    Here are the links to the various roadmap recordings:   Blackboard Learn Roadmap   Blackboard Collaborate Roadmap
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  • Example REST to Place Content In a Course

    I'm writing this blog to help you if you're having difficulty placing content in a course using REST APIs. For this example we'll use an LTI "managed placement" in an Original course. We'll show how to set the managed...
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  • Inline Grading and New Box View Update: May 2019

    I am pleased to share today what we're planning for the future and appreciate all of the feedback regarding the current functionality with the New Box View experience. When Box acquired Crocodoc, we believed that Box ...
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  • An Introduction to ReadSpeaker (Ginger Dewey; ReadSpeaker

    Date: June 12, 2019 Topic: An Introduction to ReadSpeaker Presenters: Ginger Dewey (ReadSpeaker) Session Link: Bb Collaborate
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  • The Flipped Interview - Talking to a Behind the Scenes Blackboard Guru

    This week Casey Eubank turns the interview tables on our third Blackboard Chalk Talk host, Terry Patterson. Learn about what he's been up to in at Austin Community College, where to go during BbWorld 2019 in Austin, w...
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  • Who is Your Favorite Blackboarder?

    Clients often tell me how an employee has gone above and beyond expectations to help them. We strive to recognize our employees who excel in their work.  This year, we have created a new award to recognize a Bla...
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  • A Complete Guide On Blended Learning Solutions

    In this article, I share a guide that you can use as you embark on the conversion of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to blended learning solutions. These pointers will help you create high-impact blended learning progra...
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  • June 22, 2019 - Meeting Notes

    Hello all, Via Collaborate   Updates and discussion on Tiles vs. Banners
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  • The Wades of Spades - Part 1

    This is the first of two interviews with Blackboard's Wades of Spades, Wade Fields and Wade Weichel. Both are Product Managers for two different experiences of Blackboard Learn. This week, we talk with Wade Fields who...
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  • An Ultra Course Won't Accept HTML In My REST API Call

    If you're getting a 400 response from a REST API call to add a string to Ultra content with the message: "Could not read document: Invalid Blackboard Markup found in..." it's because Ultra restricts input to only...
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  • Bb Chalk Talks - Hot Topics - Blackboard Kicks Box to the Curb

    This is the inaugural edition of our Hot Topics round table discussions. These include a group of members from the Blackboard Community talking about one or two topical events or issues within our community. This edit...
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