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Faculty and Student Panels on “Modern” Learning Management Systems and Accessibility Join us on April 18 anytime from 9 - 11am!

March 26, 2019 by | Technology

On April 18th from 9am to 11am join Educational Technology Services as we continue the conversation on the future of learning management systems and web accessibility.   From 9am to 10am hear from several faculty members who have been trying out alternatives to Blackboard Learn and have experience teaching their courses using a different learning

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Faculty: Now Taking Sign-ups! Try a "modern" learning management system this Fall 2019

March 20, 2019 by | Technology

Faculty, administrators, and students are coming closer to making a campus-wide decision. We had faculty and students experience 3 different “modern” learning management systems (LMSs) during Interterm and Spring and we are now extending this offering into Fall, 2019.  In the Fall, we will also be exploring integration option for our new Blackboard Ally accessibility tool.

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Blackboard Learn Maintenance March 23-24 from 11pm to 3am

March 5, 2019 by | Technology

Beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019 between the hours of 11 PM – 4 AM Blackboard Learn will be performing maintenance that will disrupt service. Please mark your calendar and expect a service interruption during this maintenance window. Blackboard Learn will be down, including any integrations accessed through Blackboard Learn, such as Turnitin. Please review any

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Tips For An Efficient Touchpanel Layout (Part 2)

February 18, 2019 by | Technology

Imagine you are using a touchpanel and would like to raise volume during your presentation. After you press the ‘Volume Up’ button, it barely increases and then you find yourself having to press the button multiple times to get the desired level. Depending on how high the audio level has to be, it could take

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Blackboard Grader App End of Life

February 14, 2019 by | Blackboard

An Important Message from Blackboard: Effective March 29, 2019 the Blackboard BbGrader App will no longer be supported.    Bb Grader will be removed from the Apple App Store and support will cease to service on March 29th, 2019 in all markets.  This discontinuation furthers the progress we’ve made across our product portfolio to simplify, consolidate, and

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JanCon 2019 Companion Website Resources Thank you for attending and see you at our next ETS event!

February 6, 2019 by | Technology

2019 JanCon Companion Website Resources The sixth annual JanCon 2019 concluded, but there are still resources available!  You’re invited to visit our website to discover what 72 colleagues (+15 online participants) found of interest!  KEYNOTE: Dr. Curt Bonk Education 20/20 meets Education 4.0: Visions of Our Changing Learning World!  FACULTY PANEL: Tales from the Field Interactive

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Modern LMS & Accessibility Events (Hands-on Labs, Interactive Panels, and Guest Presentations) Coming to a location near you!

February 6, 2019 by | Technology

Blackboard Learn isn’t the only learning management system (LMS) out there! Want to discover what else is possible? Come to our Hands-on Learning Management Sandbox Events and Accessibility Panels. TUE 2/12 1:00pm – 2:00pm Attallah Piazza FRI 2/22 12:00pm to 1:30pm Pralle Lecture Hall, Beckman Hall 104 Town Hall: “The Future of Blackboard Learn – Upgrade it