Blackboard Faculty – Welcome to Fall 2019! »

We’re moving to Blackboard SaaS (not Ultra) on December 19th Just a reminder that Learning Systems will be working with Blackboard on some infrastructure changes around the holidays. There are some major advantages to doing this, including NO MORE UPGRADE OUTAGES! More information about what to expect on December 19th can be found here. TEA (Te . . .

Blackboard Upgrade to latest version – Completed »

Blackboard has been upgraded to the latest version, Bb 9.1 "Q4 2018" release. Blackboard is being upgraded to the latest version, Bb 9.1 "Q4 2018" release beginning at 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 14th and will last approximately 20-30 hours. This new version will be used starting with the 2019 summer semester. All previously existing courses will r . . .

End of Semester Email to Blackboard Faculty – Spring 2019 »

Greetings Blackboard Faculty, We hope your Spring is going well! Here are some reminders of events, Blackboard system updates, and procedures that we'd like you to be aware of  while you're finishing out the Spring 2019 term! Blackboard - What to expect over the next year Blackboard Upgrade, May 14th, 2019, starting at 8PM - More information about w . . .

Blackboard Upgrade to latest version – Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 »

Blackboard will be upgraded to the latest version, Bb 9.1 "Q4 2018" release beginning at 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 14th and will last approximately 20-30 hours. This new version will be used starting with the 2019 summer semester. All previously existing courses will remain on the system and will be available after the upgrade. In addition, tutorials an . . .

Blackboard Faculty – Fall 2018 – End-of-Semester Announcements »

Dear VCU Faculty, As the the end of the Fall 2018 semester quickly approaches, ​Learning Systems would like to share some important eLearning reminders, resources and news with you. Target Date set for the next major upgrade to eLearning (Blackboard) at VCU The VCU eLearning system will be upgraded to Blackboard Learn 9.1 Q4 2018 on May 14, 2 . . .

LON-CAPA Is Unavailable – RESOLVED »

UPDATE - 11:30am LON-CAPA is now fully functional again.  Learning Systems will continue to closely monitor the system.  Please notify your students that they may continue work.  We appreciate your patience and cooperation. ---------------------------------------------------- Original Post - 9:30am LON-CAPA is currently down.  The Learni . . .

Blackboard Faculty Updates – Fall 2018 »

Welcome back, Blackboard Faculty! Here are just a couple of announcements and reminders from Learning Systems for Fall 2018. We wish you much success and we're always here to help: elearning@vcu.edu Blackboard upgrade completed in Spring 2018 Blackboard was upgraded to 9.1 Q4 2017 back in May and here's the rundown of all the new features and enha . . .

Kaltura Classroom Is Here! »

Kaltura Classroom (also called Kaltura Lecture Capture) enables you to create high quality recordings in any classroom. Kaltura Classroom is a software-based solution that is agnostic of any audio/visual hardware in a classroom environment. With Kaltura Classroom, you can have your class schedule managed to create an automated hands-free experience. . . .

Blackboard Service Interruption Possible – Thursday, July 26, 2018, 2am – 6am »

We have received the following notice from Blackboard: Subject: Emergency Datacenter Maintenance - Service Interruption Possible Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018 Time: 02:00am - 06:00am EDT On Thursday, July 26, 2018, between the hours of 2:00 AM and 6:00 AM Eastern Time, Blackboard Managed Hosting Engineers will be performing emergency maintenance . . .

Blackboard is NOT available at this time – Tuesday, May 15, 2018 »

Blackboard is currently NOT available.  System is being upgraded to the latest version, Bb 9.1 "Q4 2017" release beginning at 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 15th and will last approximately 20-30 hours. This new version will be used starting with the 2018 summer semester. All previously existing courses will remain on the system and will be available after . . .

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