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Blackboard Upgrade Highlights What's new in Blackboard?

July 13, 2018 by | Technology

We have recently updated our Blackboard Learn environment to a new version, which includes many new features and enhancements that will: Simplify and enhance many capabilities you currently use today Save you time and make it easier to complete your daily tasks Here are a few you may want to explore: Attendance tracking You can

Blackboard Outage Scheduled for July 3rd & 4th

June 5, 2018 by | News

We would like to make you aware of an upcoming scheduled Blackboard outage during the July 4th holiday break. The following time frame was selected as it will be the least impactful. When: Starting Tuesday, July 3rd at 10pm (PST) Ending Wednesday, July 4th at 9am (PST) Services that will be unavailable: Blackboard Learn Blackboard

Tech Tuesdays Tuesdays at 12:00PM Pacific Time

April 2, 2018 by | Technology

Tech Tuesdays take place every Tuesday at 12:00PM Pacific Time. We use the easy online Zoom video conference platform where anyone with a computer or a mobile device can join us to talk about a new technology. We typically present a specific technology each week for ~10 minutes and then allow up to 20 minutes

Poll Everywhere Real-time virtual response system

February 5, 2018 by | Technology

What is Poll Everywhere? Poll Everywhere is a real-time polling assessment, clicker-free student response system. Polls can presented through Poll Everywhere’s website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. The audience can respond by visiting a webpage, texting or through the app. Can present through: website, Google Slides, PowerPoint, or Keynote. Audience response by: website, apps, or

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

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

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