New 2017/18 Blackboard modules

All taught modules have been “created empty” for 2017/18 on Aston’s Blackboard VLE. In addition, instructors are now enrolled onto their respective modules by SITS. If you are missing modules on Blackboard, please contact your school SITS administrator in the … Continued

Incorrect Last Access Date

The last access date is not updating for all students. The Grade Centre and Performance Dashboard show one date (or no date at all), but it is clear students have performed additional activities within the course. The fix for this … Continued

Issues accessing Blackboard this morning

You may have experienced issues accessing Blackboard this morning: A small number of clients are reporting intermittent connectivity issues to the AMS1 data center. The operations teams are actively investigating the reported issues. status.blackboard.com/services/blackboard-learn-data-centers/2017/04/19 The problems were fixed by lunchtime.

Blackboard not sending emails

Flagged by an issue with assignment receipts, it turns out the issue is more widespread. Any email sent via Blackboard will fail, including Announcements Messages via the Send Email course tool Assignment receipts Blackboard are aware and working on a … Continued