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May 2014 Archives

Blackboard and HIPAA Information »

Blackboard and HIPAA Information The upload of protected health information (PHI) into Blackboard is prohibited and is a violation of HIPAA Privacy and Security. Penalties for HIPAA violation may be significant. This is inclusive of any patient data e.g. MRI’s, X-rays, Videos of patients , research data containing PHI or any other data containing any . . .

Issues Resolved »

Blackboard has completed their work and we have confirmed the issues have been resolved. Important Items to Note 1. Instructors should  check their courses and verify that all content, links, assignments, etc. are working as expected. 2. For any courses that have Bb Collaborate as a menu button, the instructors may need to recreate the button . . .

Blackboard Upgrade COMPLETE »

The Blackboard Upgrade from SP7 to SP14 was successfully completed and the system was brought back up at 5:35 pm. If you have any questions or concerns please put in a ticket by emailing blackboard@vcu.edu or calling the helpIT Center at 828-2227. Thank you for your patience during this process! ~LS Team . . .

IMPORTANT – Blackboard Learn Upgrade »

We will soon be upgrading to the latest version of Blackboard Learn™, Service Pack 14 (SP14), which will provide a more user friendly and modern experience. Blackboard will not be accessible during the upgrade starting at 9:30am on Thursday, May 15 and will last approximately 24-36 hours. Many existing features have been improved and some exciting . . .

Blackboard – Instructor-Led Online Courses »

Date Time Title Sponsor Campus 5/20/2014 10:00am Enhancing Teaching and Learning - What`s New in Blackboard 9.1 SP14 Technology Services Online 5/21/2014 10:00am Enhancing Teaching and Learning - What`s New in Blackboard 9.1 SP14 Technology Services Online Online 5/2 . . .

Blackboard Upcoming Datacenter Maintenance – Service Interruption Not Expected »

Date: Friday, May 23rd, 2014 Time: 02:00 am to 06:00 am US Eastern Services: Clients with Server(s) in our Northern Virginia Datacenter. On Friday, May 23rd, 2014 between the hours of 02:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an Emergency infrastructure maintenance at our VA2 datacenter. This maintenance . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing – Service Maintenance Notification »

We received notification from Blackboard Collaborate that they will be performing maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Begin Time: Saturday, May 10, 2014 10:00 PM (US Eastern / UTC-4) End Time: Sunday, May 11, 2014 6:00 AM (US Eastern / UTC-4) Affected Users: US-SAS Details: During the upcoming . . .

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