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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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Irish Blackboard User Group – Academic Adoption Day

We have some exciting news for you. We are hosting a day-long workshop for all Blackboard users in Ireland. The Blackboard Academic Adoption day will cover key hot topics relevant to Blackboard Champions, academic developers, instructional designers, academics and others … Continue reading

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Known Issue: Student Preview with Turnitin submission causes error

We’ve recently become aware that the Blackboard student preview feature – which is very useful for what students can/can’t see in your Blackboard course – no longer works with Turnitin assignment submission links. If you create a Turnitin assignment and … Continue reading

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Announcing the 4th Annual Blackboard Festival #BbFest16

We’ve enjoyed the Galway Arts Festival, including the mud at the Big Top. We’ve seen the style at the Galway Races. So what’s the next big event in your calendar? As the new academic year approaches, we’ve been planning the … Continue reading

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