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Blackboard Faculty – End of Spring 2020 – Updates and Reminders

Greetings Blackboard Faculty, Welcome to the end of an absolutely different and challenging semester. We hope everyone is hanging in there and realize that you are doing your best given the situation at hand! We are here for you in the support of technology issues you might be having with Blackboard, Kaltura, and the integrations […]

Blackboard SaaS Migration – Extended until 11AM Sunday, December 22

We are working with engineers at both Blackboard and VCU and hope to get issues fixed before the final deadline of 11AM tomorrow morning (Sunday, December 22), if not sooner. Thanks again for all your patience as we work through this large conversion and all the many nuances that go along with the 20-year-old system.

Blackboard Faculty Tools Outage – RESOLVED

Blackboard Faculty Tools is now available.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Blackboard Faculty Tools is currently unavailable.  Learning Systems and WebServices are currently working on a resolution.

Blackboard Faculty Tools Maintenance – Thursday, August 30th, 2018

VCU WebServices will be performing scheduled maintenance on Blackboard Faculty Tools Thursday, August 30th, 2018 Begin Time: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 6:30am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 7:30am US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) During this maintenance, clients WILL experience an interruption to their ability to create courses using Faculty Tools in Blackboard. Blackboard WILL be available during this […]

Blackboard Course Creation – Faculty Tools – RESOLVED

New Faculty Tools has encountered a course create rate limit and has been removed from the Resources Tab in Blackboard. Learning Systems & Web Services are working with Blackboard to have the limit increased. Instructors may continue your course creation tasks using the legacy Faculty Tools which you will now find on the Resources Tab […]

Blackboard Course Creation – Faculty Tools Changes – RESOLVED

Faculty Tools v1.5 has been added back to the Resources Tab in Blackboard. We apologize for any problems this may have caused and appreciate your patience and understanding. ——————————————————————————————————– Due to inconsistencies in course creation, Faculty Tools v1.4 has been removed from the Resources Tab in Blackboard.  Instructors may continue your course creation tasks using […]

Blackboard Production – Update Faculty Tools Building Block

Begin Time: Sunday, July 10th, 2016 06:00 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) End Time: Sunday, July 10th 2016 06:30 US Eastern (UTC/GMT-4) Blackboard building block (Faculty Tools) will be updated.  Although the update is being done without taking the system offline, there will be brief interruptions in the Faculty Tools service in Blackboard. Kind Regards,  Blackboard Team blackboard@vcu.edu

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