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Hello,   I have a building block that creates my own type of assessments in course content. This works in a similar way to the standard assessment creation: you go to course content, press assessment and press "Assessment", then you get to a new page were you fill inn assessment information and press submit.   My question is this:   How can i… (Show more)
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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 what version they plan to upgrade.  Maybe we can find some useful common ground and exploit some synergies?   Last year's upgrade club… (Show more)
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These were given to me by an instructor:   We use the course reports tool and Course Activity Overview to record time spent in class. When students consistently spend less than 1 hour in class--and usually only on Sunday nights, we contact them. I also would like to have a request sent to BbL that we are able to delete students from the tool who…
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I was under the impression that if I created an institutional hierarchy, I could assign managers certain rights to their particular part of the hierarchy so that they could easily obtain reports purely on their department's courses?  But I've been doing some tests and am struggling!     Does anyone know if this is possible...or if there are any… (Show more)
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I am having troubling locating documentation on how to edit content in a master-slave setup. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Been developing applications using the REST API and have fallen victim to the 10,000 max call per day limit, which seems a bit near sited.   Here is the idea: Add a parameter to the manage REST API Application Portal that allows a developer to set a "max call count" per day per an application. This would allow a developer to manage the load a…
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ANZ (Australia/New Zealand) User Group: Please give a round of applause to our latest BUG of the Month group, the ANZ BUG! They’ve been around for a while, created October 22, 2015, and thanks to their fearless leaders Schelly Gardner, Mark Northover, Chris Ross, Travis Cox, and Natasha Davidson, they have become a valuable group to the…
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My colleague created a batch of accounts using "Users > Batch Actions > Create Users", but missed out Primary_Institution_Role. I would like to add the Primary_Institution_Role using Feed File method, if I have the users' name & ID, how can I get the EXTERNAL_PERSON_KEY for this batch of accounts?
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We have just upgraded our test server to 2017 Q2 and we're seeing a bit of log spam caused by (mostly our in house) unsigned B2s. I had a quick search around and couldn't see any guides on how to sign our B2s. I'm using Eclipse and Gradle and any pointers / guides would be appreciated
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Currently the Blackboard course icons delineate the way that the course builder is adding content, such as adding an item. We may add an item that instructs students to read or watch a video or complete a handout. While a few of the icons are good representations of what students will be doing (test/quiz is the best example), the Item icon tells…
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