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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Panopto’s Getting an Upgrade

Panopto is the institution’s new enterprise video platform, replacing Echo360 and Kaltura. Panopto will upgrade to version 6.0 Saturday December 15th between 7:00pm-11:00pm. During this time the site will be offline so you will not be able to access recordings and will receive a “server unable to connect” error message. Check out the New Features […]

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Blackboard Upgrade – December 2018

During Winter Break we will be upgrading Blackboard to a new release. LIT has tested Blackboard’s Q2 2018 release and has scheduled an upgrade starting at 8 PM December 20th. As in the past, this upgrade is expected to take 12 hours and LIT staff will test the system when it becomes available on the […]

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Archiving and Removing Blackboard Courses – Update

Last Fall, with the help of the LIT Advisory Committee, we established a policy for archiving and removing courses from Blackboard. This policy was approved by Faculty Senate and the Provost’s Office. The purpose of removing old courses from Blackboard was to reduce storage needs and improve system performance. We planned to start removing courses in […]

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“Upgrade” time, again?

We’ll be updating our Blackboard system between Summer and Fall terms. On Friday, August 24th, 2018 starting at 8 PM Blackboard will upgrade our Blackboard Learn instance to the latest patch set for our version. We anticipate a major version upgrade over Winter Break. What to expect from the update? No functionality has changed. Bugs […]

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