• New Blackboard – new Browser required

    Are you missing links from the top of your Blackboard page – such as ‘Learning Edge Homepage’? Do you see something like this: If so, you are probably using Internet Explorer 7 on a PC – and will have difficulty accessing many of the facilities such as returning to the GO Portal or your Blackboard home […]

  • Getting ready for THIS year!

    Next steps for academic staff – and one thing you SHOULDN’T do! At this time of year all academic staff should have gained access to the Blackboard course areas they will be using this year*.  Here are three guides from LTD that address the next steps: Enrolling colleagues: One of the first tasks that course […]

  • ‘Digital Practitioner Series – What’s New With Service Pack 8′ – Session Notes

    For those who couldn’t make it to this week’s session on Blackboard’s recent Service Pack 8 update, I thought it would be worth making the session notes available. The notes take you through ten changes to Blackboard, including the new Text Editor, new Course Themes and Structures, as well as changes to the Tests tool. […]

  • ‘Digital Practitioner Series – What’s New With Service Pack 8’ – Thursday 6th September 2012

    The next session in the Digital Practitioner staff development series will look at the recent update to Blackboard – Service Pack 8. Service Pack 8 was applied in July and adds improvements such as a new Text Editor, full support for Google’s Chrome browser, and a clearer interface. In this session we will show you […]