Getting Ready to Move to Canvas Part Four: Move!

Let’s pack up our stuff, and prepare to make the move to our new online home, Canvas! What do you do when you prepare to […]

Peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, & interleaving can boost retention. [edutopia]

Humans are hardwired to forget. But research shows that strategies like peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, and interleaving can boost retention. — edutopia (@edutopia) December […]

Blackboard Ally is being rolled out January 2019

To support our commitment to a more inclusive campus, we’re introducing a new tool called Ally! What is Blackboard Ally Ally helps your students get […]

Getting Ready to Move to Canvas Part Three: Pack

Let’s pack up our stuff, and prepare to make the move to our new online home, Canvas! What do you do when you prepare to […]

Inclusive by Design

As part of Learning Service’s “Inclusive by Design” initiative and on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Learning Technology Development (LTD) want to mention […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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