Author Archives: sharonlflynn

Blackboard Upgrade & Known Issues

The Blackboard environment at NUI Galway was upgraded at the weekend to version Q2 2018. This doesn’t bring a lot of new features, but does fix a couple of problems and (unfortunately) introduces some new ones. Despite thorough testing by … Continue reading

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Blackboard Rollover 2018

The annual Blackboard rollover will take place during the week beginning 23rd July. New Blackboard courses for the academic year 2018/19 will be available by the end of that week. An empty Blackboard course will be created for each module … Continue reading

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You do not have permission…

Are you having problems when you try to enrol a student/teaching assistant/instructor on your Blackboard course? Do you see a message saying you don’t have permission to add the user, even though you are following our guide? We get tickets … Continue reading

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Announcing #BbFest17

Today we are announcing a week of workshops to  help you get the most out of Blackboard at NUI Galway. Taking place from Wednesday 23rd to Tuesday 29th August, for our 5th annual Blackboard Festival we have an exciting line … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Rollover

New Blackboard courses for the academic year 2017/18 will be available soon. An empty Blackboard course will be created for each module code and course instance code that exists on the Akari module manager. You will then be able to … Continue reading

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Returning Results- full guide

We’re approaching that time of year again – and final module marks are due to be returned, for undergraduates, by 24th May. You’ll be pleased to know that we now have a full guide to using the Blackboard Grade Centre … Continue reading

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Irish Blackboard User Group – Regional Workshop

The Blackboard Customer Success team are coming to UCD on Thursday 9th February to provide a free workshop –  “Enhanced Assessment and Feedback”. This hands on workshop will provide you and your peers with an opportunity to review, analyse and … Continue reading

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