Information related to portal or more general aspects of Blackboard i.e. issues not directly related to organizations or courses.

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Tech, teaching and learning @ Oberlin 18-19

New entry page for authenticated (and other) services: Looking for official course enrollments, LMS (Blackboard), payroll deductions, registration, grades  …  Overview is the place to start! Finding Blackboard Blackboard provides member-only and community sites for courses and organizations at Oberlin College. Go to Use your ObieID and password.  Your ObieID is your first initial, last […]

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Outline for Academic Departmental Blackboard Training

Feb 16, 2017 1:15-2:15 Types of Sites  Departmental Sites – Banner (faculty, majors, minors) Committees – General Council Advising Sites for faculty College and Conservatory Dean GF, CF, & ConF OCOPE A&PS (Administrative and Professional Staff) Conservatory (Banner – faculty) Program Review Progress Toward Tenure Tenure Review Other sites: All students, all instructors, all faculty, […]

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Photo Roster giving a JAVA error

In some cases trying to access the photo roster is producing a page full of error messages.  This is due to an interaction between the notification system and the way we've implemented the photo roster. While we ultimately would like to fix this, the quickest solution is to dismiss the notification (see the image below […]

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Basic Blackboard Course/Org Interface

A.  Page header: The area at the top of the page that contains the tabs, the global navigation menu, and Logout.  The tabs you see in the page header depend on your school’s licenses. B.  Tabs: Blackboard Learn includes two common sets of tabs, discussed in the following tables. C.  Content frame: Displays the selected tool or content area. […]

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Does your MAC unzip .zip files automatically?

When you download a .zip file in Safari on your MAC, does it unzip automatically?  This can be problematic if you are downloading .zip files for later use (such as future import into Blackboard).  There is a setting that you can change to prevent Safari from automatically unzipping the file: Open Safari. From the Safari […]