Monthly Archives: April 2018

Blackboard Planned downtime 5/8 8am – 5/11 5pm

Blackboard Planned Downtime for an upgrade During this downtime Blackboard will not be accessible. If you are a BSOM (Brody School of Medicine)  staff, faculty or student please go to the alternative server we have setup for you. If you are not aware of this server please email If you are not a BSOM staff, faculty or student Bb […]

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Blackboard May 2018 Upgrade New Features

May 2018 Upgrade New Features Blackboard Ally – Ally provides instructors with an accessibility score for their content and suggests ways for improvement. Both students and faculty have automatically generated alternative versions of uploaded files, such accessible HTML,digital braille, and audio formats. Support  Blackboard Collaborate – Improve collaboration among students by adding real time face to face conferencing functionality. Support Delete Multiple […]

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Introducing Blackboard Ally

Blackboard Ally Blackboard Ally works seamlessly with your Learning Management System (Blackboard) and Web Community Manager (WCM) website to gauge the accessibility of your content. Ally provides guidance and tips for lasting improvements to your content accessibility. Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content Improve content accessibility with Ally’s step-by-step instructions In addition to providing you with insight to your content […]

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