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SQL: List All Merged Blackboard Courses

Summary This query lists the parent and child course names of merged courses and is filtered by Course ID. Data Source: Blackboard DDA on SaaS […]

SQL: List All Courses Accessed by a System Role in the Last 7 Days

Summary This query lists all courses and organizations that have been accessed by a user with a specific system role in the last 7 days. […]

SQL: Total Number of Announcements Created Per Course

Summary Identifies the total number of announcements created per course. Data Source: Blackboard DDA on SaaS Code The post SQL: Total Number of Announcements Created […]

SQL: Students Who Have Not Logged In Within 7 Days

Summary With our recent move to remote instruction as a result of COVID-19, we needed a report to identify students who had not logged into […]

SQL: Find Courses with the Blackboard Collaborate Original B2 in the Course Menu

Summary This SQL query will return a list of courses that contains the Blackboard Collaborate Scheduling Manager Tool Link in the course menu. Code The […]

SQL: Find When a User is Created

Summary This SQL query will return a user’s Username, Batch ID, and Date created. Code The post SQL: Find When a User is Created appeared […]

SQL: List Courses Containing Users With A Specific Email Domain Enrolled

Summary This query will return a list of courses where users with a specific email domain are enrolled in. Use Case Our university uses academic […]

Using EesySoft To Identify Specific Links

As part of our migration away from Tegrity, we knew that in addition to embedded videos, there were also courses that contained links to Tegrity. […]

Adding an 'Upload Your Profile Picture' link to the Blackboard Global Navigation

With the recent transition from Blackboard’s Enhanced Social Profiles to standard Learn Avatars, this also removed the quick link that was previously available via the […]

Notifying Users Based on Tool Adoption

With our migration from Tegrity to Panopto, we needed a way to track and communicate with our faculty who were still utilizing Tegrity. To complete […]

A Cheat Sheet to Panopto’s Integration with Blackboard Learn

As our university continues its transition to Panopto from Tegrity, I thought I’d share how the Blackboard Integration works since there isn’t much information available […]

Force Panopto to SSO With Blackboard When Not Using a Tool Link

Problem As our university migrates to Panopto, one issue we noticed is that students would have to authenticate twice when viewing a video embedded in […]

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