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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

The post 5 Ways to Get Started with Accessibility appeared first on Eric A. Silva.

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 […]

Our Q2 2017 Learn Upgrade Communication Plan

This post was originally posted on the Blackboard Community Site. Our university is currently scheduled to have a major Learn Upgrade this December, so I […]

How We’re Customizing the Learn 2016 Theme

As part of our Spring 2018 Blackboard Upgrade, we’re launching the Learn 2016 theme. Below are some code snippets on adjustments we made to our […]

Blackboard Workaround: New Box View and Safari

Issue Instructors attempting to use the New Box View tool for annotations are currently unable to when using Safari or the Bb Grader App. Workaround […]

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 […]

Blackboard Student Services Help Desk Communication Plan

This post was originally posted on the Blackboard Community Site. During BbWorld our team was asked several questions on how we advertised 24/7 Support. In the […]

Customizing the Blackboard IM Module for EOL

With the upcoming end of life of Blackboard IM, we wanted to add a message to the Blackboard IM module to notify our users. Since […]

Putting Your Twitter Timeline Back in Chronological Order

In February 2016 Twitter launched a new algorithm that displays “tweets you are likely to care about most” first in your timeline. Putting your timeline in back chronological order […]

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