Author Archives: sharonlflynn

Looking to the future at #Durbbu

On Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th January 2019 I attended the 19th Annual Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference. This event is organized by Malcolm Murray and his team of Learning Technologists at the Durham Centre for Academic Development (DCAD) each year. … Continue reading

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Teaching with Technology: Workshops for Semester 2 are available for sign-up

Our semester 2 workshop schedule is available and all workshops are available for booking. For the coming semester, we are moving all lab-based workshops to multimedia lab AM119 in the Arts Millennium building, and they take place on Friday mornings. … Continue reading

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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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