Since the New Year, we are getting a growing number of support calls from admins and academics who cannot edit course material, or manage courses because the grey arrow which opens the edit menu is missing The arrow goes missing in a variety of browsers, but Internet Explorer and Chrome are particular problems. Changing browser or clearing… Show more
Hi, all. I am desperately trying to troubleshoot an error I keep getting when uploading PPT slides in Collaborate. I have had no problems in the past, but suddenly this week I keep getting an error: "failure calling PowerPoint up to process presentation." I have made sure PPT is up to date and have reinstalled BB Collaborate. Any ideas? … Show more
Hello, I've come into consideration to redo login page. Instead of using third-party login, I want to create a login page that automatically signs in through SSO. Since blackboard can only use 1 login.jsp, is there an alternative way for administrations/fac-in-training to use login? Does anyone have similar login template with auto SSO sign… Show more
We have Content and Community licenses as well as Open DB. Can anyone tell me what database table/field the secondary system roles for a user are stored? (The USERS table only holds the primary system role.) Can these be manipulated using the SIS Integration Framework? It would sure be nice to manage users with special privileges without having to… Show more
Similar to Chris Boon's ‘Show us your Blackboard’ post, I was hoping some of you might be kind enough to share some screenshots of your course templates. We’ve been inspired by speakers we’ve seen at the London BUG and Durham conference recently, and have decided to update our template. As we’re in the process of updating our template, I don’t… Show more
Edit 1/23/2018: Updated title and description to more accurately reflect the functionality being requested. Thanks Bill Blais for the suggestion! Users want to see that comments exist and the content of comments without having to mouse-over the annotation. Additionally, the expanded point annotation covers other text/content in the document,…
I am looking for a way to call our student information system to lift a sanction on a student upon them completing a quiz and get a pass mark.As this is preferably event based, is there any grade related extension that I can use? I got the idea of using extension from this article Blackboard Extensions and the Submission Service
Add the "XX new posts" notification previously visible on the 3.2 Dashboard to the course tiles under My Courses for instructor roles rather than display the progress bar, which is only meaningful to student participation.