Month: October 2014

Blackboard Resource: Preparing Your Course

Criminal justice instructor Greg Meyer put together some great presentations for faculty training. Here’s an overview on setting up your course before the quarter begins.

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Blackboard Q&A: What’s the difference between availability and adaptive release?

Availability is an item setting that dictates when students can see something. Adaptive release is a condition (or set of conditions) applied to an item that dictates who can see it (and, to a lesser degree, when they can see

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Join Us Fridays in the Sandbox for Blackboard Learn Basics

Come learn (or brush up on) the Blackboard basics in preparation for the winter quarter. IDS will have two-part sessions (attend both in the series for the full experience) from 2 to 4 p.m. Fridays in the sandbox (FOC 17).

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RESOLVED: Not Able to Open Feedback Attachments

Updated: We have resolved this issue. For reference, though, the original post follows.

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Known Issue: Not Able to Open Feedback Attachments

We’ve seen errors from instructors and students trying to access files (I’ve seen it in PDFs, HTML documents and Excel files) attached to learner feedback on grades. In all of these cases, the student’s submission and grade history were fine,

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