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Addressing Advising Sites

We are very excited to be offering tools that can facilitate the advising process and make it more useful to our students.  The new, more comprehensive area for advisors to access information about their advisees has the capability to contact advisees and view extensive information about them.  Therefore, it is time to sunset the  sites […]

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EXCO course shells in Blackboard

All EXCO courses  have an instance in Blackboard.  Users that are officially listed as instructors will see a link to the instance under the ‘My Online Courses’ module. The courses are already pre-populated with anyone that officially signed up for the course. Therefore, the email function and class roster is ready to go. Links to […]

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User Directory w/photos

Only  users identified in Banner as ‘students,’ ‘faculty,’ ’emeriti’ or ‘staff’ have the ability to search the Blackboard directory. Searches will only bring up current student, faculty, staff and emeriti.  Users with Non-Obie role in Blackboard won’t appear in the directory. This includes trustees, outside reviewers, high school students and a few others. They will […]

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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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Putting a desktop icon of your Blackboard file system on your desktop.

This is in reference to the ‘Shared Location’ option found in the file system menu. Blackboard allows you to create a server connection directly to the file system for a given course or organization. This will put an icon on your desktop and allow you to treat the Blackboard folder as you would a folder […]

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Getting started with Job search sites

Job search sites are used to distribute application materials to faculty, staff, students and outside reviewers. These sites are created on an as needed bases. If you need a site to be created, please fill out the appropriate form which can be found under the Need Help? tab after logging in to Blackboard or by […]

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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. […]