Overnight there was a problem with the Aston’s internet connection. This appears to have affected logins for any system that is hosted externally to the University which includes Blackboard. To login to Blackboard please login to MAP first at http://aston.ac.uk/map … Continued
When sending an announcement email or an email through the system with the new web text editor, the message received is double-spaced and isn’t formatted as it appeared in the web text editor before sending.
When sending an announcement email or an email through the system with the new web text editor, the message received is double-spaced and isn’t formatted as it appeared in the web text editor before sending. The email is still readable, … Continued
We have now added a tutorial that covers the new inline grading feature. This feature allows you to mark text based files in the web browser and give contextulised feedback to students. Check the Inline Grading For Assignments tutorial for … Continued
I have written up a new tutorial regarding how to work off-line with the Grade Centre called Uploading or Downloading Grade Centre Items for Working Offline. This is not a comprehensive tutorial about every way in which the feature can … Continued
Blackboard is currently experiencing performance issues. The Blackboard managed hosting team are aware and are working to correct this as soon as possible.
If you do not grade properly submitted items by the due date for Grade Center columns you create manually or are created by the self and peer assessment tool, a “false” alert is triggered. For manually created columns, students can … Continued
Due to the way in which Blackboard works it can sometimes be problematic linking to non-secured external content. Not all web browsers deal with this issue in the same manner which also makes it difficult instructing students how to access … Continued
When a student does not submit during the submission period, the non-submission is still distributed to students during the evaluation period. This means that one or more students will not be able to complete the evaluation stage. You may wish … Continued
This primarily affects PDFs of book chapters scanned in by the library, but some courses will use Equella for other types of content. Both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are blocking access to content stored on Equella Links from Blackboard … Continued