Tag Archives: Blackboard

Blackboard upgraded to Service Pack 14 (SP14)

Cross-post from Academic Technology Services’s Blackboard @ Northeastern blog  On December 22, 1013, Blackboard was upgraded to Service Pack 14. New features found in this upgrade:  Achievements The Achievements tool allows instructors to designate criteria for issuing rewards to students in the form of both badges and certificates. Students can see which rewards they have earned and […]

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Introducing Inline Grading for Blackboard assignments

Inline Assignment Grading enhances the grading experience for faculty in Blackboard Learn. Instead of requiring instructors to download student-submitted files to view or edit those submissions, instructors can now see those files “inline,” i.e. in the web browser. Annotation tools also enable instructors to provide feedback — comments, highlights, and even drawing — directly on […]

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Blackboard updates go live

On April 28, 2013, Information Technology Services updated the NU Blackboard environment. Many new and improved features are now available as a result of this update. The new “My Blackboard” features Global Navigation, Posts, Updates, and Calendar integration that enable faculty and students to stay up-to-date on what’s going on across all their Courses and […]

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Upcoming Storage and Shared Drive Improvements

In the coming months, Information Technology Services will be moving Northeastern’s existing storage infrastructure to a new platform. This upgrade in technology brings a wide range of benefits to the University, including streamlined infrastructure management and improved performance and data storage to support our growing environment. Future improvements to this infrastructure will be easier as the […]

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Blackboard Faculty Success Conference Update

The first annual Blackboard Faculty Success Conference was well attended, provided great information and gave Northeastern faculty the opportunity to connect with other colleagues. The open format allowed faculty to come and go throughout the day while providing ample opportunity to work directly with Northeastern’s Blackboard representative and Academic Technology Services (ATS) staff on any […]

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Blackboard 9 Is Here!

Blackboard Service Pack 9 features a new modern look and feel and many feature enhancements and bug fixes. All of your course material was preserved through the upgrade, so your courses are ready to go for the beginning of Winter/Spring 2013 term.  Please log into Blackboard to try the new version, make your new courses […]

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