Upgrades, the good and the UGLY!

In spite of testing before upgrading, it seems we always find something that wasn’t quite identical between the test and production systems that comes to light AFTER the upgrade. And while the upgrade itself went smoothly and initial testing indicated no major problems we did encounter some ugly problems caused by a custom theme used […]

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Post Course Copy Reminder – Spring 2019

Reminder: Once you’ve copied a past course into the current term, while most of your prep work is done, you are not quite finished. There are some important housekeeping items to remember: Check Content and assessment items  and revise/replace as needed. Make sure content is in the appropriate location. Consult your department for any specific requirements. Run Date […]

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Course Copy Best Practice

Copying a previous course is a great way to save time in preparing your course. However, copying can also create some problems. But with a few steps, you can streamline your course prep and have a fully functioning course. Keep in mind when you copy a course, everything can be copied. That means all assignments, […]

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New Grade Schema not calculating correctly?

If you routinely copy courses in Blackboard, you may find that although we corrected the grading schema in all fall term courses in August, your grades may not display correctly when using the WIT grading schemas. You may have a schema with the old grade equivalencies. How can you get the grades to display correctly? […]

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