Annual Module Update 2016

Blackboard courses for 2016-17 modules have been created from those agreed and registered in SITS/the UMD. You can begin to populate them with new material, or reuse existing material from the previous year. It is quick and easy to copy selected … Continued

Possible interruption: 11 August 2016

We will be performing some quick maintenance on Blackboard between 0800 and 1000 BST on 11 August 2016. You may be briefly unable to access Blackboard while the servers are restarted. See details for other timezones.  

Error when renaming course menu items

When you rename a content area in the course menu, you will see an error Unable to generate id. The provided key value is invalid (datatype: “”, value: “undefined”). The rename was successful, and if you refresh the page you … Continued

Blackboard Upgrade 2016

Our annual upgrade is scheduled to begin on July 26th 2016. Blackboard Managed Hosting will begin the upgrade at 2300 BST, it will take up to 16 hours. See details for other timezones. Blackboard will be unavailable while the upgrade is taking place. After … Continued

Blackboard Unavailable

Blackboard is currently running very slowly, or is unavailable. We’re working with Blackboard’s Managed Hosting team to restore access. Updates: #TT172929 – Our monitoring tools indicate throughput issues in Manchester since 11:03 BST Thursday 14th April. We are investigating. — … Continued