Paperless Writing Assignments in Blackboard

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I can remember the days of carrying an old milk crate full of my student’s papers home for a weekend full grading essays. For those of you teaching hybrid or online courses within Blackboard, the days of marking up page after page with red pen and yellow highlighter are over. Creating Assignments within a Blackboard course and having your students Read More …

Tegrity Now Floats Among the Clouds at Wallace State

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Late this past Sunday night, August 30, our locally hosted Tegrity Server was converted and moved to a Cloud hosted solution which is housed and maintained by Tegrity.  This was necessary as all institutions who use the Tegrity Lecture Capture software will no longer be allowed to be hosted locally on campus. Among the benefits this change should bring are Read More …

YouTube Mashup Tool in Blackboard Down, Here is the Workaround

If you have recently attempted to use the YouTube Mashup tool in Blackboard, you just may have received an error message. The reason for this is Google has changed the way that YouTube videos can be searched and this is causing an issue in searching for and playing back of videos using the YouTube Mashup tool in Blackboard. Currently, students cannot Read More …

Tegrity Playback Issues Reported Spring 2015

Beginning the fourth week of the spring 2015 semester, the eLearning Department began receiving sporadic reports of issues relating to playback of Tegrity Recordings. After several days of trouble shooting with our students to resolve these issues, it was discovered that on January 18, 2015 Tegrity had carried out maintenance work to resolve playback issues in both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. Read More …