Category Archives: Manage Users

Summer Rollover 2016

The annual rollover and creation of new courses will take place this summer in July. Availability of new courses for 2016-17 We aim to create and provide access to 1617 courses on Blackboard during the week beginning Monday 18th July. … Continue reading

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Change to Instructor Enrolments on Blackboard

From 17 August, there will be a change in how instructors are assigned to their modules on Blackboard. Following a new integration with the AKARI Curriculum Management system, CELT will no longer be processing new Module Requests. New 1516 course … Continue reading

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New policy regarding student access to previous year’s courses

In the past, students have lost access to their previous year’s courses on Blackboard immediately following examination board meetings in early September. Despite requests from students to allow access to these resources, for revision purposes, we were unable to facilitate … Continue reading

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The Performance Dashboard

The Performance Dashboard in a Blackboard course can be a good indicator of a student’s engagement with the resources you provide, in particular highlighting those students who are not accessing the course at all, or not for some time. To … Continue reading

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New Course Shells Created

This afternoon I have further good news on our Blackboard upgrade. Testing has been going well so far and we are confident that the system is operating as expected. Last night, the course shells for the next academic year, prefix … Continue reading

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