UNI eLearning News Archive

UNI Panopto Server Outage for Upgrade

The UNI Panopto server (http://panopto.uni.edu) will be offline and unavailable beginning at 8:00 AM CDT on Thursday, August 16, 2012 to perform an upgrade. The system will be back online by 11:59 PM CDT Friday, August 17, 2012. Users will be unable to create, edit, or view Panopto videos and all Panopto content within UNI eLearning courses will be unavailable during this outage. Please email cct@uni.edu if you have any questions about the Panopto upgrade.

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Friday, August 10, 2012 - 6:00 AM CDT (Completed)

An outage of the UNI eLearning System will occur Friday, August 10, 2012 from 6:00 AM CDT to 7:00 AM CDT to install server OS patches, install "SP9 PatchSet 1", and increase application RAM. The Bb Learn 9 eLearning System will not be available during this period.

Fall 2012 UNI eLearning courses populated with students

Fall 2012 UNI eLearning academic courses were populated with students at 8:30 AM CDT this morning, Monday, August 6, 2012. Fall 2012 student enrollment will be imported into the UNI eLearning System daily, so all enrollment changes (adds/drops) will be automatically processed. Any changes entered in the Student Information System by 5:00 PM will be processed the following day.

Notifications from the UNI eLearning System

With the installation of Service Pack 9 (SP9), there is a possibility that you may receive old or outdated notifications from the UNI eLearning System (elearning@uni.edu). This would apply to only those users who had previously setup email notifications.
Service Pack 9 contains numerous patches; some of which improved the collection and distribution of course notifications. We apologize for the confusion of the old/outdated notifications; however, we did not want to clear all notifications prior to installing SP9 and risk deleting legitimate notifications.

COMPLETED: UNI eLearning Extended Outage for Upgrade - Saturday, August 4, 2012

Update: The Service Pack 9 install is complete; however, we are still configuring settings and CAS. We apologize for the inconvenience of exceeding the maintenance window. We expect the UNI eLearning System to be available by 3:00 PM CDT.

Fall 2012 Student Population is Monday, August 6, 2012

UNI Instructors: Fall 2012 eLearning courses will be populated with students on Monday, August 6, 2012. If you have your Fall 2012 class "available", students will have access to the class on Monday. To modify the student availability of your UNI eLearning course, please visit http://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-make-my-bb-learn-9-courses-available-students for directions.

UNI eLearning Extended Outage for Upgrade - Saturday, August 4, 2012

An extended outage of the UNI eLearning System will occur Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 6:00 AM CDT to 1:00 PM CDT. This outage is necessary to install and configure Service Pack 9, upgrade the database, implement CAS, install publisher building blocks, etc. The Blackboard Learn 9.1 UNI eLearning System will not be available during this period.

New Features and Enhancements for Fall 2012

UNI eLearning Faculty, Staff, and Instructors:  New features and enhancements will be coming to the UNI eLearning System for the Fall 2012 semester.

UNI eLearning System and Website Outage (Completed)

The UNI eLearning System (bb9.uni.edu) and UNI eLearning website (www.uni.edu/elearning) will be unavailable from 5:00 AM to 7:00 AM CDT on Thursday, July 12, 2012 due to the Gilchrist server room maintenance.

UNI Faculty Workshop Calendar

UNI Faculty and Staff: Please visit the UNI Faculty Workshop Calendar at http://www.uni.edu/its/services/instructional-design-and-development/faculty-workshop-calendar for information and to register for the many workshops being offered this summer.

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