- Ongoing phishing attempts target Blackboard users
- Instructors: are your student photos not showing up?
- Course Copy
- Group By Terms
- Embed YouTube Videos into Blackboard
- UPDATE: UR Blackboard Maintenance Friday July 17th
- Blackboard Availability Issue and Restart at 3pm Today (Monday, July 6)!
- Student Enrollment Removed from Spring 2015 Blackboard Courses July 3
- YouTube Changes
- UPDATE: Blackboard Maintenance Complete
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Recent phishing scams directed at Blackboard users at the University of Richmond and other universities attempt to trick users into logging in to a fake Outlook Web Access or Blackboard page. All of these attempts are made to look like … Continue reading
Sometimes it is desirable to copy a course from a previous semester and then make changes to the new course. This is done through the course copy feature in Blackboard. First, go into the OLD course and then select “Packages … Continue reading
Ever wanted your courses displayed by the term it was in? (like Fall 2014, Spring 2015, etc.) Well now you can! Follow the steps below to group your courses.
Did you know that you can embed YouTube videos directly into your Blackboard course? To seamlessly include these videos in your Blackboard course, please follow these easy steps: 1.) Log into http://blackboard.richmond.edu and enter your course site. 2.) Enter the … Continue reading
The maintenance is complete several hours ahead of schedule. You may resume normal use of Blackboard at this time. If you have any questions or problems with the system, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. Blackboard will be unavailable for an … Continue reading
On July 3rd, instructors’ students will be disappearing from last semester’s Blackboard courses. These courses have IDs that begin with 201420_. So if you are an instructor using Blackboard and haven’t gotten around to archiving your courses and you want to … Continue reading
Due to changes made by YouTube/Google, the YouTube mashup feature is not currently working in Blackboard. The current workaround from Blackboard is as follows:
We are happy to announce that our work migrating to the new Blackboard servers is completed 7 hours ahead of schedule! You will notice a few new features in the new system BUT all content and courses have remained as … Continue reading
On Friday, May 8th, we are moving Blackboard to new servers and upgrading the application. In anticipation of that move, we are now in the process of preparing the system. We will announce these changes through SpiderBytes and emails to … Continue reading
UPDATE: Blackboard is back online and patched. Please email email@example.com if you have any questions about the system. Blackboard will be unavailable for an outage March 27th beginning at 10 PM this Friday. This outage is necessary to apply security updates to … Continue reading