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I'm getting text messages on my phone about a girl I don't know who is not attending class.  I want to stop these messages.
We are having problems with a copied course.. After the grader completes the rubric, the instructor reads the rubric, saves it and  reconciles the grade. Then the rubic disappears.. the student can't see it and either can the instructor. What has happened and how do we correct it?
Thank for you assistance!
On October 4, 2017 Security Architect Karen Hartman gave a presentation on Developer Office Hours covering Secure Coding Best Practices. In case you missed it, here is the recording.   Thank you for presenting, Karen!
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Here is the recording for Integrating LTI Providers with Learn: Bb Collaborate

Thank you again, to Eric Preston Principal Engineer in Blackboard's Product Development organization for sharing the outstanding work he and his team have been doing around LTI.
We've added support for LTI 2 registration and LTI Content-Item Message V1 in Learn, and have created public REST APIs for creating LTI domains and placements, including Content-Item placements. We've also enhanced the Ultra Experience to support adding LTI links to register and create LTI tools and hook them into both the Original and Ultra UI…
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MSU Denver is getting ready to do upgrades on our Blackboard Learn 9.1 system.  


We are a hosted setup  Blackboard Learn 9.1 Q2 2016 - 9.1 Q2 2016 Cumulative Update 3 (Build:3000.1.3-rel.70+214db31)

What we are trying to get a few opinions about other schools that have updated recently or thinking about going to:

Can you tell us which upgrade you are going to go to
Are schools staying away from certain updates and for what reason
Is there a certain level of the Cumulative Update they are using

Since the upgrade is there any problems we should be aware of?

Thanks for any of help.

Next Wednesday, April 26 at 11am ET, Mark O'Neil will discuss why complete refresh is evil, and provide guidance and tools to take your complete refresh file and generate adds and drops to ease the burden of updates via the SIS Framework on your system.   To join, simply log on to at the appropriate time. For…
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Thank you everyone for joining this session, and thank you to Mark O'Neil for presenting and Tim Grady for helping answer questions!   Here is the recording for those that missed it.
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We disable students when they drop. Every so often, we're asked to re-enable the enrollment because the student is auditing.  We would use the University of York DSK tool to re-enable the enrollment and shift the enrollment DSK to SYSTEM (so our legacy snapshot wouldn't touch it).   If we create the STORE/DELETE pair of files, the student drop… (Show more)
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A big thank you to Dan Gioia for presenting the basics of customizing the Blackboard Learn user experience with CSS. This was a very informative session.   Here is the recording
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