Category Archives: Students

Feedback on Bb Student app

The Bb Student app became available just over 3 weeks ago. Without the marketing materials, we haven’t been actively promoting to students, but I did ask a couple of people to take a look. One student, who has had difficulty … Continue reading

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Viewing letter grades on mobile

We’ve just become aware of an issue where students are unable to view letter grades (which are being used for provisional results in some Schools) using the mobile app. Although the instructor has entered a letter grade (in the Provisional … Continue reading

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The Bb Student app has arrived!

Blackboard has just released a new Bb Student app in the UK and Ireland – the first in a new set of “persona based” apps which will include one specifically for instructors. The Bb Student app has been available in … Continue reading

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Viewing Course Instance in MyGrades

As part of the Online Results Entry project, a recent initiative on Blackboard was to add Course Instance information to each student enrollment on a Blackboard course. This allows instructors to see, at a glance, which cohort a student belongs … Continue reading

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Why we don’t provide Blackboard training for students

CELT does not provide Blackboard training for students. One reason for this is that we don’t have the resources. But more importantly because of the wide range of possible tools that instructors might be using. We couldn’t devise a general … Continue reading

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Advice to students on writing long blog posts (on Blackboard)

The blogging tool on Blackboard is a great way for students to share their work, experiences and learning, and is used in lots of different ways across the campus. However, we do hear (from time to time) of students who … Continue reading

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