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Blackboard Down for Maintenance from 3 AM – 5 AM on Saturday 10/18/2014

Blackboard Support will be applying a performance updates patch to Blackboard this upcoming Saturday 10/18/2014 from 3 AM – 5 AM. BLACKBOARD WILL BE DOWN DURING THE 3 AM – 5 AM MAINTENANCE WINDOW. After 5 AM, normal service for Blackboard will resume.   Questions? deit@desales.edu

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» Tech Matters

Java Version 8 Update 25 Available Now

The most recent version of Java, Version 8 Update 25, is available now to download on your computer. Keeping Java updated allows Blackboard Collaborate sessions and certain other forms of media to run...

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Upcoming WileyPLUS Maintenance: 10/18/2014

WileyPLUS will be performing maintenance on WileyPLUS resources from 4 AM – 9 AM on 10/18/2014. WileyPLUS will be unavailable during this maintenance window and will be redirected to a maintenance...

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Bb Wednesday Tip: Bb SP13 New Feature: Date Management Tool

Bb SP13 New Feature: Date Management Tool The Date Management tool is a convenient way to adjust the availability and due dates for all material within your course. Date Management is for use after the...

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» DEIT Reflections

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Good to Great

Good to Great

Many of you will recognize that the title of this post is taken from the title of a management book by Jim Collins. Collins is known for his research on long-lived organizations, including companies that...

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eCampus News Article: Educational Technology Usage in the Colleg...

Do you know your statistics about the usage of education technology in the college classroom? A new study had some interesting findings regarding how college students are both using and not using technology...

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