Tag Archives: Jim Holton

Panopto 5.4

Tweet After July 21, Panopto for Windows and Panopto for Mac will need to be upgraded to version 5.4 or above. Panopto 5.4 includes important bug fixes and a few new features. Users on prior versions will be prompted to … 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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Panopto 5.3 update

Tweet In mid-December, Panopto released version 5.3 of their platform. The update includes some new features, including: Quizzing – questions can be added directly into Panopto recordings during the editing process. Instructors can see the results in Panopto, at both … Continue reading

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Panopto Outage

Tweet The Panopto site will be offline Saturday, December 17th, from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. During the outage, you will not be able to access recordings on the server, and any attempts to upload new recordings will result in a “Server … 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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Panopto 5.2 Update

Tweet Panopto 5.2 Update The DeSales Panopto server was updated on June 25th, 2016. With this update came several new features and a few updates to the interface. New features include: A new web-based editor The new Panopto editor can … 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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Panopto Bug Alert

Tweet Panopto has recently notified us of an issue with the Panopto Recorder. The issue: Enabling “Capture Computer Audio” results in randomly truncated recording – Panopto for Windows Problem If “Capture Computer Audio” is selected, there is a chance that … 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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Blackboard Collaborate Launcher 1.4 for Mac Update

Tweet An update to the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher for Mac was released by Blackboard on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015. This maintenance release is designed to fix several issues, including: Launcher now inherits proxy settings from OS X Collaborate launch no … Continue reading

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