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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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What’s coming in Blackboard – improved discussion boards

New features in Blackboard are coming, with an upgrade of our system being planned for the summer. As well as new features (some of which can be seen in a previous post), there will be some much requested “fixes” and … 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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Upgrade Update and Good News about Announcements

After more than 3 weeks of testing, our Blackboard upgrade will go ahead this Sunday, 22nd July. Our Blackboard system will be brought offline on Sunday morning at 3am, and should be brought up again by the following (Monday) morning. … Continue reading

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We are upgrading!

We will be applying some fixes and improvements to our Blackboard system 9.1 in July, with a view to providing access to your new course shells in preparation for the next academic year. On Sunday 22nd July, we will be … Continue reading

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