Blackboard does not log student activity if they are using Blackboard Lite in the Aston App. This means they could be flagged by the Retention Center as not accessing the course, even though they are.
Due to essential maintenance, Blackboard may be disrupted overnight between midnight and 0100. — VLE Aston University (@VLEAston) September 29, 2014
The upgrade to the April 2014 release of Blackboard broke the SignUp Lists. We’ve installed the latest version of the building block and the feature is available once more. For instructions on creating new SignUp lists, see the updated instructions. … Continued
If you try to export a SignUp list, it will fail with an error. Depending on what you were planning on doing with the data, you may have some success in selecting the table in your browser, and pasting it … Continued
Clicking the maximise button – so you can use the full width and height of your browser to mark an assignment – doesn’t use the full height of your browser.
Over the last couple of weeks we have been working on up dating all of the Blackboard tutorials. This was a substantial amount of work that I’m pleased to announce has now been completed. All the tutorials are now correct … Continued
When you click a link to view an Aston Replay link in the Student Preview view, you will be logged into Panopto as you, rather than the Student Preview user. Panopto are aware of this and are working on a fix.
SignUp lists have been fixed. More information Since the recent update to Blackboard the SignUp lists feature has not been working correctly. All existing lists can still be accessed for information purposes but no new lists can be created at … Continued
Monday August 4th 2014 Week beginning Monday August 4th 2014, roll over will be taking place, with the expectation that all 2014-2015 courses will be available to staff by Monday August 11th 2014. If you have any issues, please contact the VLE team firstname.lastname@example.org … Continued
Saturday, July 5th 2014 Blackboard will be upgraded to Blackboard version April 2014 Release. New Features Inline Assignment Grading When an Instructor views a document submitted through an Assignment, that document is converted to a format that is viewable inside … Continued