• Notes from the Scandinavian User Group in Newcastle 2019

    About Ultra A group assignment to discuss various aspects of Ultra adoption. Which methods and criteria can help you determine if Ultra is ready for your institution?Group 1Hard to define criteria. Need to check the n...
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  • How To Enhance The Impact Of Your Mobile Learning Strategy In 2019

    With the maturing of mobile learning, the focus shifts on how to maximize its potential. In this article, I showcase approaches that will help you enhance the impact of your mobile learning strategy in 2019.   Mo...
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  • July 2, 2019 Meeting Notes

    Via Collaborate Session includes research from Original Course View online test question types to Ultra Course View using Respondus
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  • Exemplary Course Program

    As a part of a recent survey, one of our BUG members asked about the Blackboard Exemplary Course Program and how to become a course reviewer.  On the right hand side of the ECP homepage, there is information prov...
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  • Using Blackboard Goals to Monitor Curriculum and for Accreditation

    A feature in Blackboard called Goals allows faculty and departments to collect information for accreditation or other purposes as to how programs and curriculum aligns with course goals.   Faculty can align cour...
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  • Hot Topics - Blackboard Gets The MVP Experience

    After a bit of a delay, we have brought you an episode fit for all in the Blackboard Community. Five Blackboard MVPs take on the Ultra and Original experiences. The good, the bad, and the honest come out of our round ...
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  • Show Us Your Badges

    Our campus has a growing badging program as part of an overall University System of Maryland digital credentialing initiative. Many of our badges focus on co-curricular topics like financial literacy or intr...
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  • Job Opportunity

    Crisis Guardian has a deep specialism in Emergency Preparedness and Resilience awareness and education. Based in the East Midlands of England near Stamford we are looking to recruit a moodle administrator. We are look...
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  • The Many Many Options For LTI Placements

    Had a case come in with several questions about the LTI Placement Options. There's certainly many options so I've written this Blog Post in Q& A format for future reference. The definitive documentation is on http...
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  • Blackboard Chalk Talks - Community Feedback

    We've been on a roll the past few weeks talking about what we hope to cover in our podcast episodes this year. You've heard our thoughts and now we want to hear yours. Please comment on this post with what ideas, topi...
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  • June 25, 2019 - Meeting Notes

    Via Collaborate Julia Miller shared an update on inline grading.
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  • Ultra Course Template

    A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned our Ultra course template to the SaaS Virtual Group. The template contains a bit of pre-populated content for faculty to use or reference. Here are a few screenshots  of what ou...
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  • 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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  • 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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