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Requesting Blackboard Courses

For faculty choosing to use Blackboard with their academic courses, a new Blackboard course must be requested each semester. To request a Blackboard course, please follow these few steps. Go to http://blackboard.richmond.edu and look to the right of the log-in … Continue reading

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Browsers and Blackboard

If you are having a problem logging into Blackboard or seeing Blackboard at all, there are few things you can do to help alleviate the problem. First, try clearing your browsers cookies and cache. Here is a link to a … Continue reading

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How to see feedback on exams

This video will show you how to see the feedback from your professor on tests taken within Blackboard.

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UR Blackboard Maintenance March 4

Blackboard will undergo maintenance Friday March 4th beginning at 7 PM. The outage is expected to last until 6 AM Saturday March 5th. You will not be able to access the system during this time so please plan accordingly. No … Continue reading

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Student Enrollment Removed from Fall 2015 Blackboard courses Feb. 19

On February 19th, instructors’ students will be disappearing from last semester’s Blackboard courses. These courses have IDs that begin with 201510_.  So if you are an instructor using Blackboard and haven’t gotten around to archiving your courses and you want to … Continue reading

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UR Blackboard Maintenance Friday January 29

Blackboard will be unavailable for an outage Friday, January 29th beginning at 11 PM.  Please know the system will not be available between 11PM and approximately 12:00 AM and no changes will be made to course content. This outage will … Continue reading

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Grade Center and Student Submission Issue

UPDATE: We have addressed this issue. If you are still having a problem, please clear your browser’s cookies and cache. If this does not work, please email blackboard@richmond.edu. We are currently experiencing a problem that is not allowing instructors to … Continue reading

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Ongoing phishing attempts target Blackboard users

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

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Instructors: are your student photos not showing up?

Multiple faculty have called in to the CTLT reporting that student photos are not working.  First off, it should only be available for those who are an “instructor” in an academic course (Course ID begins with 201510_). So far we have … Continue reading

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Course Copy

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

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