Category Archives: upgrade

YouTube Mashup

5/18/15 The YouTube Mashup Tool does not work properly in Blackboard. Following are some options for adding a YouTube video to a Blackboard course: Add a YouTube URL to a content area: 1) Copy the link from YouTube, and use the “Insert/Edit Embedded Media” icon to paste that link/URL address. Please see the first screenshot. 2) If you just want […]

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Full Student View, SafeAssign Update in Bb!

One long-awaited instructor feature and one often-used tool are the topics of this post. A full and complete student view in your course, including a view of the gradebook, is now available. At last! Blackboard has a mini-video that we highly recommend watching. It’s a little over one minute in length, and it will provide a demo, plus give some hints. Please […]

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Planned Bb Maintenance downtime 5/11 – 5/15

System/Service: Blackboard Downtime When: May 11th at 9:00am to May 15th at 5:00pm Description: Blackboard will be unavailable Monday, May 11th from 9:00am to Friday, May 15th at 5:00pm for planned maintenance. During this downtime, Tegrity users will not be able to access the Tegrity lecture capture service. New Features / Feature updates: http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/blackboard/?p=3007 To check the authenticity of this e-mail: […]

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May 2015 Upgrade Features

Instructor New Features Summer 2015 Upgrade Student View – As an instructor, you want to be confident that your course is well designed and functions as intended—before your students see it. Use student preview to review the course content and validate the course behaviors, such as those that control the availability of course content or require a particular interaction from the […]

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Summer 2014 Blackboard Upgrade starting on 5/12 redirect page

5/12/2014 7:31am Updates 5/12 – 3:36pm – on schedule. Hello ECU Faculty, Staff and Students –  You have been redirected to this page because ECU’s Blackboard system is currently down for a minor feature refresh upgrade.  The planned downtime window is from 5/12 – 5/16.  During this downtime anyone who attempts to access https://blackboard.ecu.edu will be re directed to this blog post. That is […]

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