• End of Life announcement for Blackboard Open Content

    I've just received a notification for the End of Life for Blackboard Open Content (xpLor) as of 31st December 2019, with Maintenance Support Mode from 30th June 2019 - see https://blackboard.secure.force.com/apex/btbb...
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  • Create Questions via File Upload

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    114 votes
    Allow faculty to upload questions from Word document, Google Drive, XLS, CSV, or Content Collection. They would automatically format in the appropriate question type and populate the assessment.
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Content Usage Statistics discrepancies?

    I'm trying to understand the statistics report when you track content items.  It shows the hits for each user, for each day, but when you total those numbers up they don't match with the total hits for hour of da...
    last modified by skajpust
  • Student Information Card

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    37 votes
    This would allow instructors to better understand the student’s approach to learning by viewing data such as grades, time spent online, trends, extracurriculars and career aspirations in one place. The instructo...
    last modified by brad.evans
  • LTI Marketplace for Assessment Tools and Content

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    27 votes
    Allow instructors and instructional designers to easily search and discover LTI tools that have been shared by other universities. Tools could range from group assignments to online learning labs. Peer ratings and com...
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Assessment Templates

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    19 votes
    With this addition, an Instructor or Instructional Designer could browse a library of assessment templates. Tags would allow for easy sorting and filtering based on question type, courses for which the template works ...
    last modified by brad.evans
  • Impersonate B2 with SaaS

    Anyone using the Impersonate building block by USF with SaaS or know if it is compatible. We use the B2 a lot and are about to migrate to SaaS.
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  • List of B2s not supported in SaaS?

    Hi All: I'm wondering if anyone has a list of the B2s that are not supported in the SaaS environment. It is hard to believe that with over 500 clients migrated to SaaS that there isn't a list.  Any assistance wo...
    last modified by ingram.annette
  • Improving student communication with real-time communication tools

    3/6/19 2:00 PM
    In the fall, we announced our partnership with Pronto, an instant messaging application that enables institutions to communicate with students in real-time. During this webinar, we will take a closer look at Pronto an...
    last modified by sl28109
    Improving student communication with real-time communication tools

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  • Improve spell-check dictionary functionality

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    In addition to improving the dictionary itself (which is in dire need of updating), it would great if Blackboard could add more functionality into the spell check dictionary utility for Learn. Our faculty and instruct...
    last modified by taltman
  • Bb IM Tool--End of Life Notice

    A quick heads up for anyone using the Bb IM tool.  I just noticed the end-of-life and support message for the Bb IM tool in the Help documentation.   End of Support for Blackboard IM ends December 31, 2018....
    last modified by pt32238
  • Gamification: Course Leaderboard ver 2

    Why use a course gamification leaderboard? It encourages faculty to keep grades current. Students realize someone is paying attention to their progress and has a bigger picture perspective. Following the adage, "you...
    last modified by smachaje
  • Best practices for integrating Macmillan content with Blackboard Learn

    Are you currently using Macmillan’s LaunchPad or considering it for your next course? If so, be sure to check out the Launch Pad integration built for Blackboard Learn. The integration provides a number of benef...
    created by sl28109
  • Upload Excel rubric for quick creation

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    It would be awesome if you had an import option for the Rubrics tool. Even if it required a pre-made Excel sheet to first be downloaded, that would be very helpful for me as a designer. I get rubrics from my SMEs in E...
    last modified by sscheib
  • Key steps for migrating Java B2 to LTI + REST API

    So far only  have used GitHub - blackboard/BBDN-REST-Demo-PHP as a REST API and setup a test LTI (Tool Provider) with saLTIre Looking for key steps for a simple 'Hello World' kind of Java B2 to LTI + REST API.
    last modified by rs0048203
  • Webinar featuring Pronto and Ottawa University

    3/6/19 2:00 PM
    Hello, K-BUG members! Some of you may have heard fellow K-BUGer, Dr. Carine Ullom, speak about Pronto during the K-BUG meeting on February 14. If you're interested in learning more about Blackboard's instant messaging...
    last modified by sl28109
    Webinar featuring Pronto and Ottawa University

    in Kansas Blackboard Users Group (K-BUG)

  • *** Upgrade Club 2019 ***

    The first rule of upgrade club is that everyone talks about upgrade club.   The purpose of this thread is for anyone doing an upgrade this year to check in, state what version/platform they are on now, and to wha...
    last modified by mdeeprose
  • prevent new threads

    Is there a way to prevent students from creating new threads in the discussion board?
    last modified by mmavros
  • Default starting (welcome) page in a session

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    I think many institutions provide a welcome page template (see examples) for their users. Moderators can pre-share a welcome file to help students/attendees to get started smoothly once they join in a session. However...
    last modified by jin.tan
  • Odd Notification type

    Catholic University SaaS Continuous Delivery   In System Admin > Courses > Course Settings > Default Notification Settings I noticed event.SC_GRA_UPDATED listed as a notification type. I have a ticket ...
    last modified by hs0041430