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February 2015 Archives

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, March 6th, 02:00am-6:00am »

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, March 6th, 2015, between the hours of 02:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case you experien . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Tuesday, March 3rd, 02:00am-6:00am »

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015, between the hours of 02:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case you experie . . .

Blackboard Production – Update Echo Content Creator Building Block »

Begin Time: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 07:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) The Blackboard Echo Content Creator building block will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in service for the Echo360 tools in Bl . . .

Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing – Hosted US-SAS Service Maintenance Notification »

Blackboard Collaborate will be performing a maintenance during the regularly scheduled maintenance window on  Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 Begin Time: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Affected Users: US-SAS (US Hosted) Details: On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2 . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, February 20th, 02:00am-6:00am »

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, February 20th, 2014, between the hours of 06:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case you exper . . .

Blackboard Instructor-led Online Training Opportunities »

Six Blackboard instructor-led online training opportunities are scheduled. Email blackboard@vcu.edu if you have any questions. To Register -- http://training.vcu.edu/course.asp?Keyword=Blackboard&Sponsor=TS&Category=All&Audience=All&Campus=On&trainingType=1 ------------------------------------------------------------------- . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Toggle Item Analysis Building Block to fix problem with Grade Center »

Blackboard Managed Hosting will be performing a maintenance on our Item Analysis Building Block at 02:00am on  Monday, February 16th, 2015 Begin Time: Monday, February 16th, 2015 02:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Monday, February 16th, 2015 04:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) On Monday, February 16th, 2015 between the hours of 02:00 am t . . .

Issue with Echo publishing to Blackboard »

When publishing Echo360 using the standard publisher (VCU Blackboard v9) on newly created or copied Blackboard courses, the Echo link fails to publish to the "Course Documents" section of the Blackboard Course. By default, the Echo360 publisher will attempt to publish to the "Class Capture" content area first, if it exists; if not, then it will attemp . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Friday, February 13th, 02:00am-6:00am »

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Friday, February 13th, 2014, between the hours of 06:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are notifying you just in case you exper . . .

Blackboard Components to be Updated 3/9/2015, 2am-6am »

Blackboard building blocks will be updated Monday, March 9, 2015, from 2:00am until 6:00am. There will be a brief interruption in access to the components being updated (and any that are related to them), therefore it is recommended that you NOT submit assignments, take quizzes or enter grades during this time. Note: the Blackboard system WILL still . . .

Blackboard archive procedure »

As a reminder, The Blackboard Team archives courses throughout the year. For more information, refer to the Blackboard archive procedure. 2012Fall courses - will be permanently deleted from Production on 2/9/15. . . .

Blackboard Datacenter Maintenance – Saturday, Feb 7th, 6:00am thru Sunday, Feb 8th, 6:00am »

Blackboard Upcoming Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Not Expected On Saturday, February 7th, 2014 thru Sunday, February 8th, between the hours of 06:00 am to 06:00 am EDT, the Managed Hosting Infrastructure Team will be performing an infrastructure maintenance. This maintenance is not expected to be service impacting however we are n . . .

Blackboard Availability – Friday, 2/27/15, 2:00-6:00am »

We have been notified by Blackboard Managed Hosting that they will be performing required maintenance on Friday, February 27th, 2015,  2:00am to 6:00am.   Also note that Blackboard will NOT be accessible during this maintenance for approximately 4 hours. (Contact: Blackboard, blackboard@vcu.edu) . . .

February Respondus and StudyMate Training Webinars »

LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor: Prevent Cheating During Exams February 11, 3pm EST / 12pm PST February 27, 12pm EST / 9am PST Respondus 4.0: Create & Manage Exam Content February 12, 3pm EST / 12pm EST StudyMate: Engage Students with Learning Activities and Games February 18, 3pm EST / 12pm EST Each 45-minute session provides . . .

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