Category Archives: Announcements

EAC Visual Data

What is it? EAC is an outcomes assessment tool within Blackboard that provides detailed test and item reliability statistics to improve the quality of exams, exam questions, as well as rubrics.  It also can examine student performance on learning outcomes across course and over time.  Item Analysis EAC can help determine: Exam reliability as a whole (KR20) Exam reliability based […]

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Qwickly Plus Cloud increases the efficiency of sharing with members of multiple courses and organizations as well as simplifying tasks that need to be done repetitively in each course. Qwickly Plus allows you to add documents, post web links, send emails, post announcements and more to multiple blackboard courses and organizations in a single module. Using Qwickly Plus Cloud Tools, […]

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Blackboard Downtime for Maintenance 5/8 8am – 5/10 5pm

Upgrade Dates: 5/8 – 5/10 Blackboard will be unavailable from Monday, May 8th at 8:00am to Wednesday, May 10th at 5:00pm for scheduled maintenance. Blackboard Support Team New Features (faculty features)  Drag and Drop – When instructors create content items, assignments, and web links, they can drag files from their computers to the “hot spot” in the Attach Files area. Students […]

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Bb Downtime 2/12/17

Blackboard Maintenance Downtime on 2/12/17 6:05pm 2/12/17 Downtime Information. Planned downtime window was from 8am – noon. Blackboard was down until 940pm. The 9hrs and 40min timeframe was unexpected and not planned. Blackboard is still unavailable due to issues with the update this morning. Technicians are working with support to resolve as soon as possible. To check the authenticity of […]

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LockDown Browser Tips for Instructors and Students

  LockDown Browser Student Tips / Need to Know Downloading Respondus – Log in to the ECU Download Center and scroll to the Respondus entry. Click the Click Here to Access Software link on the right to open the download options   The URL for downloading Respondus LockDown Browser is here: use this download link. Students must download LockDown Browser to their local computer. It is an […]

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SPRING 2017 Things to Do for Instructors

Prepping for Spring 2017 Semester Spring course shells are now available. Remember, any spring Blackboard shell and course ID ends in the number 201730 (2017 = year, 30 = spring semester). COURSE AVAILABILITY: How do I make my course available to students? Control Panel > Customization > Properties > Set Availability > Yes. (Please make your Fall 2016 courses unavailable, […]

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