Blackboard & SoftChalk Webinar »

Are you using one of these Learning Management Systems? Learn how you can save time and manage your SoftChalk learning content more efficiently in the cloud! No more packaging and uploading—just paste a SoftChalk Cloud content link in your LMS course and you're done! One content item in SoftChalk Cloud can link to multiple courses in one or m . . .

Upcoming StudyMate Webinars »

Don't miss our upcoming webinars on StudyMate. In each session, learn how to help students "master the basics" of course material through learning activities, self-assessments and games. The activities can be accessed from an online course, a web link or a mobile device. WEBINAR: StudyMate - Create Learning Activities in Minutes (45 minutes) -- We . . .

Bb Collaborate service notification – Web Conferencing »

We received the following bulletin from Blackboard: As part of our continuing effort to improve the reliability of our service, we will be renumbering the IP addresses of our North American hosted Web Conferencing ( services on March 2, 2013 during our regularly scheduled maintenance window. Scheduled downtime: Please expect SA . . .

Blackboard Downtime Maintenance – Friday, February 22, 2013 – 4:00 pm to midnight. »

Blackboard Maintenance is the second and fourth Friday of the month. If unforeseen circumstances cause the system to be down past midnight updates will be posted to the Blackboard system announcement blog at: Regards, The Blackboard Team For further assistance contact: Technology Services helpIT Contact Information: 828-2227 Email: blackboar . . .

Respondus LockDown Browser Webinars »

Who: Anyone at VCU new to LockDown Browser, or interested in a refresher. Each session provides a 30-minute overview of the product features, followed by a question-answer period. Here are the dates and times: Tuesday, February 12th at 2 pm ET — Register Thursday, February 14th at 3 pm ET— Register Wednesday, February 20th at 1 pm ET . . .

Recent Java Vulnerability Does NOT Impact Blackboard Collaborate »

Recently there have been several well-publicized security vulnerabilities associated with the Java browser plug-in. These vulnerabilities have all revolved around bypassing Java security mechanisms designed to restrict what “unsigned” applets or applications are able to do. It is important to note that in these cases, Blackboard Collaborate appli . . .


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