- 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
Category Archives: New Features
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.
Blackboard has a NEW Calendar feature to help you keep track of due dates in your courses. As professors add material and assignments to the course, along with due dates for those items, they will appear on your calendar color … Continue reading
If you are not familiar with Atomic Learning, it is the online video training services provider for the University of Richmond. There are hundreds of applications in their inventory, often spanning multiple versions of the application and for both Windows … Continue reading
We all do it and we all suffer. You know what I mean, we copy our text, tables and other information from Microsoft Word into Blackboard. The next thing you see is an item that doesn’t display correctly or at … Continue reading
Journals allow your students to engage in reflective practice throughout the semester in a private platform that only the instructor and the student can access. You can create a journal by going to: Control Panel > Course Tools > Journals … Continue reading
Faculty have been asking about private blogs (those that are not open to the entire Web) for some time. With Blackboard 9, your wish has been granted! You can create a blog inside of Blackboard open to contributions by your … Continue reading
Groups are one of the most underutilized features in Blackboard, IMHO, but also one of the most useful. With Groups in Blackboard 9.1, you can: Release quizzes and assignments to different groups at different times Batch-add people to groups Set … Continue reading
A wiki is a shared web space where students and instructors can collaborate on a linked web of pages using a WYSIWIG (What You See Is What You Get) text editor — and Blackboard 9 has that functionality built in! … Continue reading