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EesySoft Implementation

Project Client: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Project Attributes Type: eLearningDate: December 2017Software: EesySoft About this Project Assisted in the implementation of EesySoft Support and […]

TxDLA 2019: Integrating a 24/7 All-in-One Support Center in Blackboard

Summary As the growth in online and hybrid courses rapidly increase, it is key that students, faculty, and staff are equipped with the necessary support […]

Getting Started With Blackboard Theme Customizations

To get started with customizing your Blackboard theme, you’ll first need to download the original theme and create a custom.css file. Download the Original Theme […]

Setting the External Grade in Blackboard

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Using EesySoft Messaging to Deploy Payment Deadline Notices In Blackboard

Final Payment Deadline Popup Message With the start of the Spring Semester, we were asked to provide a notice in Blackboard reminding students of payment […]

Adding Alternate Text to Images in Blackboard Learn

Adding alternative text (“alt text”) to an image provides a textual version of the graphic. This is beneficial for screen readers as it’ll be able to verbally describe […]

Captioning Videos with Amara

While researching different ways to create accessible content, I came across Amara. Amara is a free tool that allows you to caption your videos through a […]

Creating Accessible Tables in Blackboard

Setting the Row Header Highlight the row that will serve as the header. Click the Table Row Properties Icon. Select Header from the Row Type […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017

This post was originally posted by me on The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology website. May 18th, 2017 […]

Blackboard Test Taking Tips

Follow the tips below to minimize your chance of experiencing technical problems when completing your test. Important Information Do NOT use your browser’s Back or […]

5 Ways to Get Started with Accessibility

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Blackboard Quick Tip: Grade Center’s ‘Hide Other Rows’

Use the ‘Hide Other Rows’ feature in Grade Center to easily view a single student’s grades. Hide Other Rows From your Grade Center, click the chevron […]

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