Tag Archives: SP12

What’s new in Blackboard at NUIG? Part 3

One of the first things you’ll notice when you login to the new Blackboard at nuigalway is the new Global Navigation panel. This area provides you with improved insight to all the courses in which you are enrolled, whether as … Continue reading

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Upgrade Complete. Positive first impressions

The upgrade of the NUI Galway Blackboard service completed successfully on Saturday. This new version has a cleaner, less-cluttered interface, while still containing the same familiar features. Although the basic core functionality has been tested successfully, please note that over … Continue reading

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What’s new in Blackboard at NUIG? Part 2

All going well, our Blackboard Learn system will be upgraded to SP12 this Friday, 12th July. In the second of this series, here are three new features that will be available. The Retention Centre The new Retention Centre in Blackboard … Continue reading

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What’s new in Blackboard at NUIG? Part 1

We are now a couple of weeks into testing the upgraded Blackboard for NUIG, which will be available to all staff and students by the middle of July (dates to be confirmed). The upgraded version will look fresh and uncluttered, … Continue reading

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Blackboard Learn: Improved features for Teachers

As we gear up for an upgrade to our NUI Galway Blackboard Learn system, we’re looking forward to a cleaner interface and some improved features. In previous posts, I mentioned the new Retention Centre and improved Discussion Boards. Here’s another … Continue reading

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Coming soon: the Retention Centre

In CELT we are gearing up for another upgrade of our Blackboard system during the summer. This year we will move to Service Pack 12 (SP 12), which will give improved features to staff and students. One area that looks … Continue reading

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