Tag Archives: Blackboard Learn

Sign up for a Modest Course Makeover!

Tweet Take the time to connect with the DEIT team and see how your course can be made more accessible and engaging for students. Let our instructional designers be your course’s interior decorators! From simple visual renovations (text formatting, content … Continue reading

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Blackboard and Dropbox – Perfect Together

Tweet DeSales University’s Blackboard-Dropbox integration allows instructors and learners to easily link to and upload their Dropbox content into their Blackboard Learn courses. Instructors and learners can link to their Dropbox content directly from Blackboard Learn using the mashup menu … Continue reading

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Blackboard Discussion Boards

Tweet Discussions are a popular interaction tool in Blackboard courses. When using surveys, there are a few items to keep in mind: When added to a content area such as the Weekly Units area of a Blackboard course, what is … Continue reading

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Creating a Blackboard Banner Using PowerPoint

Tweet Creating a Blackboard Banner Using PowerPoint This article explains the steps necessary for creating a custom Blackboard course banner using Microsoft PowerPoint. Creating a custom Banner for a Blackboard course using Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 (or any other version) is … Continue reading

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Blackboard changes to SafeAssign assignments

Tweet With the recent update of Blackboard, one of the major changes to the system is the location of SafeAssign. Rather than being its own item under the Assessments menu, SafeAssign is now integrated with the Assignments item. To enable … Continue reading

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Two Minute Tip: Setting Release Dates on Blackboard Folders

Tweet Check out Eric’s Two Minute Tip on YouTube at https://youtu.be/KlywTwZ4ycU.  

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Blackboard UPGRADE DOWNTIME on 5/16/2016 @ 8 PM

Tweet Blackboard will be upgraded to the October 2014 Service Pack on 5/16/2016 at 8 PM until 8 AM on 5/17/2016. BLACKBOARD WILL BE UNAVAILABLE DURING THIS ENTIRE MAINTENANCE WINDOW. Normal service for Blackboard will resume after 8 AM on … Continue reading

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Instructor Training Webinar from Respondus – Prevent Cheating during Online Exams

Tweet To register and find more information, click here: www.respondus.com/webinars Are you worried about cheating during online exams in your course? Respondus Lockdown Browser and Respondus Monitor are two academic dishonesty prevention tools licensed by DeSales and available to all … Continue reading

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End of Support for YouTube Webcam Recording

Tweet Blackboard Learn currently allows faculty and students to record directly from their webcameras when creating content such as items, pages, blog posts, and more. Termed “Video Everywhere”, Blackboard utilized YouTube to allow users to create and post videos to … Continue reading

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Update to Respondus LockDown Browser

Tweet An update to the LockDown Browser client for Windows has been released: version 2.0.0.00. This is an all-new version of LockDown Browser based on Chromium (the open source code on which the Chrome Browser is based), rather than Internet … Continue reading

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