New and Noteworthy

Blackboard Learn Upgrade: December 16-18

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

In collaboration with the Blackboard Advisory Council and the Office of e-Learning, ITS has scheduled an upgrade for the Blackboard Learn server from Monday, Dec. 16 at 5 p.m. through Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 11:59 p.m. (with 12/19 – 12/20 as backup dates if needed). This time frame takes place after final grades are due for the regular fall semester. Please be aware that Blackboard will be down during this time.

New features will include a new Data Management tool, Test Access Logs and NBC Learn. You may view details and videos on these features and others by going to the ITS Blackboard site and clicking “Upcoming Upgrade Features” under Helpful Links.

Additionally, the Office of e-Learning is offering training sessions on the new features.
You may attend either face-to face or online at the following times:

  • Jan. 14 (11 a.m.—noon)

  • Jan. 14 (1 p.m.—2 p.m.)

  • Jan. 15 (11 a.m.— noon)

  • Jan. 15 (1 p.m.—2 p.m.)

  • NOTE:  For more details on these training sessions, contact the
    Office of e-Learning

For more information on Blackboard Learn, check out the ITS Blackboard site.

Questions? Please contact the TAC at 910-962-4357 or