Blackboard Maintenance – Friday, December 1st, 2017 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Friday, December 1st, 2017 Begin Time: Friday, December 1st, 2017 2:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Friday, December 1st, 2017 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: This maintenance COULD potently impact our Blackboard production . . .

Blackboard Course Creation – Faculty Tools Changes – RESOLVED »

Faculty Tools v1.5 has been added back to the Resources Tab in Blackboard. We apologize for any problems this may have caused and appreciate your patience and understanding. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Due to inconsistencies in course creation, Faculty Tools v1.4 has b . . .

Blackboard session timeout – RESOLVED »

There has been a problem discovered when opening a second tab in Blackboard from 'my.vcu.edu'. This could result in session timeout when taking an assessment (test, quiz, etc)... This problem will be resolved with a planned upgrade on December 20th, 2017. Workaround Have students access Blackboard from 'https://blackboard.vcu.edu' instead of 'my.vcu . . .

Echo360 Accessibility Issues – Resolved »

Starting Sunday, November 19, around 12:24 PM, the EchoSystem Server started having intermittent errors, bringing the ESS down. It was down again around 8PM the same evening. The ESS is now back up and running, but we're keeping an eye on it. Thank you for your patience. Updated - 11/19/2017 10:00pm . . .

Blackboard Maintenance – Saturday, November 18th, 2017 »

We received the following alert from Blackboard: Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 Begin Time: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 12:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 6:00am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Details: During this maintenance, VCU WILL experience an interrup . . .

Blackboard Learn Update – Dec 20th, 2017 – COMPLETED »

The VCU Blackboard system will be upgraded to 9.1 Q4 2016 CU6, beginning Wednesday, Dec 20th at 10:00pm.  Blackboard will NOT be available during the upgrade, 10:00pm Wed., Dec 20th through 6:00am Thurs., Dec 21st. Begin Time: Wednesday, Dec 20th, 2017, 10:00pm (EST) End Time: Thursday, Dec 21st, 2017, 6:00am (EST) The new version, "9.1 Q4 2016 . . .

November, December, January VoiceThead Workshops »

VoiceThread Basics 4 - VoiceThread and Your LMS November 21 at 7:00pm ET - Register here We will work on integrating VoiceThread into a learning management system. With LMS integration educators can create and share VoiceThreads and grade student work. Participants will learn how to use the assignment builder feature to assess student work . . .

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