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  • SU2021 Courses Created in Blackboard on April 27, 2021

    Blackboard course shells for SU2021 were created on April 27, 2021. The Ultra Course Preview setting is again enabled in SU2021 courses to allow faculty adoption with anupdated support schedule...
    Posted: April 28, 2021 10:11 AM
  • 12 Effective Practices for Delivering Blackboard Tests

    Get ready for final exams with these test prep tips
    Online tests and assignments are an effective and convenient way to assess students in the virtual environment. Throughout the semester, faculty can leverage many different options and settings...
    Posted: April 26, 2021 12:38 PM
  • New Update to Respondus Lockdown Browser Released

    Students using Macs & Chromebooks must install update
    A new update to Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLDB) is available for students to download and install. This update is for Mac users and the Chrome extension.  Students must make sure they are using...
    Posted: April 22, 2021 8:28 AM
  • Finalize Ultra gradebooks with new drop grades function

    Much needed feature finally arrives to Ultra courses in May
    An easier way to drop multiple grades from a category in the final grade calculation has been a frequent request from Ultra faculty for the Ultra course gradebook. With the May release, just in...
    Posted: April 21, 2021 10:12 AM
  • Group content release, peer assessment coming to Ultra

    Frequently requested features available in April
    In early April, a frequently requested feature finally comes to Ultra courses. Conditional release of content to groups or individual students allows faculty to create remedial paths to certain...
    Posted: March 29, 2021 10:57 AM
  • Reminder: Blackboard Downtime on March 14, 2021

    Bb will be unavailable for 14 hours
    Blackboard engineers will perform a system upgrade and maintenance on Sunday, March 14, 2021, from 9:00 AM ET to 11:00 PM ET. Blackboard will be offline during this period. Read more at our Bb...
    Posted: March 14, 2021 8:23 AM
  • Essential Update to Respondus Lockdown Browser Available

    A new update to Respondus Lockdown Browser (RLDB) is available for students to download and install. Outdated versions of Respondus Lockdown Browser may not allow students to save short answer and...
    Posted: March 9, 2021 4:06 PM
  • Blackboard Downtime Scheduled for Sunday, March 14, 2021

    Bb will be unavailable for 14 hours
    Blackboard engineers will perform a system upgrade and maintenance on Sunday, March 14, 2021, from 9:00 AM ET to 11:00 PM ET. Blackboard will be offline during this period. The downtime window...
    Posted: March 5, 2021 1:26 PM
  • Chromebooks Supported for Ultra Tests & Respondus LDB

    Beta extension available for Original & Ultra tests
    An updated release of a beta Chromebook extension for Respondus LockDown Browser is now available for assessments in both Original and Ultra Blackboard courses. This version of the Chromebook...
    Posted: February 24, 2021 10:58 AM
  • Teaching with Blackboard: Basics & Advanced Webinars

    Get the most out of teaching with Blackboard and Collaborate
    Whether you are brand new to teaching online or looking to make some improvements to what you have started, Blackboard Instructor Webinar Series is a set of free webinars on basic and advanced...
    Posted: February 10, 2021 12:35 PM