UNI eLearning News Archive

What’s New in Blackboard Learn 9?

UNI Faculty and Staff: Bb Learn 9 will bring us some nice new features for Spring 2014. Join us on Monday, January 6, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to Noon in ITTC 136 for an overview of features that will be particularly useful to faculty and students. Highlights include a new date rollover tool; inline assignment grading for Blogs, Journals, Wikis, and Discussion Boards; Grade Center improvements; and more! To register, visit http://goo.gl/G5elH.

Turnitin: What's New

Please visit http://turnitin.com/en_us/features/whats-new for informaton about the latest features from Turnitin that include:

  • Submit and Evaluate PowerPoint
  • Cloud Submit: Options for "Google Drive" and "Dropbox"

Registration Now Open for Faculty Focus ─ Intersession Technology Workshops

UNI Faculty and Staff: ITS-Educational Technology invites you to register for Faculty Focus workshops, offered January 6-10, 2014, on technology’s role in teaching and learning. Workshops address various Bb Learn 9 features and numerous other instructional technologies. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

UNI eLearning System Extended Maintenance - Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. CST (Completed)

On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for an extended period to perform server and database maintenance.

UNI eLearning Offline - Monday, November 25, 2013 -- 5:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. CST (Completed)

On Monday, November 25, 2013 from 5:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be OFFLINE due to the announced "Core and Border Network Maintenance" scheduled for 5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. that affects the connectivity between the UNI eLearning application servers and database.

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wednesday, November 13, 2013 -- 5:30-7:00 a.m. CST (Completed at 7:30 a.m.)

[EXTENDED to 7:30 a.m. CST] UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wednesday, November 13, 2013 -- 5:30-7:00 a.m. CST

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT (Completed)

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE to adjust Blackboard settings and update Blackboard building blocks.

Spring 2014 eLearning Courses Created

UNI Instructors:
An eLearning site for all Spring 2014 classes in the Campus Solutions Student Information System (SIS) are now being automatically created for the Spring 2014 semester. The UNI eLearning System receives daily updates from the SIS of course offerings and instructor assignments.

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wednesday, October 23, 2013; 5-7 a.m. CDT (Completed)

On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE to install OS patches and perform other maintenance items.

Turnitin: Student Success Week October 28 - November 1, 2013

Turnitin announces Student Success Week, a free virtual conference featuring a series of free webcasts for educators that explore using web-based tools to provide feedback and enhance student success. For more information and to register, please visit: http://pages.turnitin.com/academy_1013.html

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