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Blackboard Upgrade Updates What's New and Issues

December 8, 2017 by | Technology

What’s New Drag and Drop Files It is easier than ever to attach files in Blackboard. As a faculty member, you can now add files to Items and Assignments by dragging files from your computer to the “hot spot” in the Attach Files area. Students can also drag and drop files to upload when they

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Final Grades Blackboard Checklist

December 4, 2017 by | News

Verify all grades are entered including zeros in Grade Center. You can use a Total or Weighted column to calculate Final Grades. If you want to adjust the default Grading Schema (e.g., 94% to 99.9% = A, 90% to less than 94% = A-, etc.), see Edit Grading Schemas. Download the Grade Center, see Download

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Blackboard Outage on Nov. 23rd, 2017

November 20, 2017 by | News

Blackboard Learn will be unavailable on Thursday, November 23rd, from 7:00pm to 9:00am on Friday, November 24th. This downtime is for a necessary upgrade to the software, and it is the hope that it will minimally impact Chapman users because it occurs during a holiday period. If you have any concerns or questions about this

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Building Humanities Infrastructure with Patrik Svensson

November 10, 2017 by | Technology

Announcing an exciting event to be held in Chapman’s almost-completed new Tech Hub space: Title: Challenging Infrastructural Regimes/ Framing Humanistic Infrastructure By Patrik Svensson (bio, below) Time: 2:30-4 pm Place: The Tech Hub, DeMille Hall 104 Sponsor: the Office of Academic Technology and Digital Scholarship Bio for Svensson (adapted from patriksv.com): Svensson’s scholarship focuses on the

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Chapman DRAW Week events by ATDS Staff

September 29, 2017 by | News

From October 2-5 Chapman will hold its first DRAW (Discover Research and Arts Week) Event. Staff from Academic Technology will be presenting two events as part of DRAW. On October 4: Digital Research Tools You Need to Know 7:00-9:50 p.m. – Beckman Hall 201 Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences  This workshop will

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Blackboard Instructor app

September 25, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard Instructor is Blackboard’s brand new mobile application that gives instructors a quick and easy way to manage courses, interact with students, and view content. Manage courses anytime, anywhere Preview content and assessments Create and reply to discussions Review, create and send out announcements The Blackboard Instructor app is available on iOS and Android tablets

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Third Party Vendors Integration Textbook Publisher

September 18, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard partners with the leading publishers in higher education to create a better course experience for Instructors and students. Publisher integration include: Single sign-on Content, assignment, and test linking Grade Sync Cengage Learning- Learn More Macmillan Learning- Learn More McGraw-Hill Education- Learn More Pearson Revel- Learn More Pearson MyLab & Mastering- Learn More Wiley- Learn

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Enroll Users to a Blackboard Course Types of Roles and Their Access

September 11, 2017 by | Technology

A Blackboard course shell is automatically created for each course taught at Chapman University. Therefore, instructors do not need to request the creation of a Blackboard course shell for a course listed in the current class schedule. Shells for an upcoming semester are created 60 days prior to the beginning of a new term. Courses

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Organizations Blackboard

August 28, 2017 by | Technology

Organizations behave like courses and contain tools that enable members to communicate efficiently. Organizations are an ideal place to connect with colleges, departments, faculty, staff, and/or students for activities that are in support of the educational, research, or administrative mission of the University. Like a Blackboard course, an Organization includes: Document sharing (papers, agendas, minutes,