UNI eLearning News Archive

UNI eLearning Outage at 11:10 a.m. (Resolved)

RESOLVED: This UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) outage was caused by network problems at Amazon Web Services (AWS), one of the cloud service providers utilized by Blackboard Learn. Blackboard Inc. will be releasing patches in the near future that should prevent this problem from occurring again.
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Turnitin experiencing delays with submissions and report generation (Resolved)

RESOLVED: There is no longer a delay in generating new reports for Turnitin.com as of approximately 5 a.m. CDT Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Turnitin submissions and report generation are back to normal operation.
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UPDATE:
Paper submissions returned to normal around 8 p.m. CDT on Monday, April 28, 2014, but Turnitin is still working to resolve delays in Report generation.
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UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wednesday, April 23, 2014 -- 6-7 a.m. CDT (Completed)

On Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we can install application patches to resolve minor web browser compatibility issues when using Internet Explorer and Google Chrome for test creation.

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 5:30-7:00 a.m. CDT (Completed)

On Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be unavailable to install application server patches.

Assignment Preview and Inline Grading tool Outage on April 7, 2104; 12:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. CDT

Crocodoc web service, the technology that is used for UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) assignment previews and the inline grading markup tool, experienced an outage on Monday, March 7, 2014 from approximately 12:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CDT. The outage had the following impact to users:

Have thoughts about the UNI eLearning (Blackboard) System and want to share them?

Blackboard Inc. representatives will be on campus Wednesday, April 2, 2014 to listen to feedback, comments, and suggestions from UNI faculty, staff, and students.

Instructors: The Faculty/Staff Feedback sessions will take place at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. CDT in the State College room in Maucker Union. Please join us to discuss what you think works and what you think can be improved.

Students and Instructors: All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to stop by the Hemisphere Lounge South Bay in Maucker Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT to provide feedback, comments, and suggestions to Blackboard representatives and/or UNI eLearning team members.

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wednesday, March 12, 2014 -- 5:30-6:30 a.m. CDT (Completed)

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE while firewalls in the UNI data center are undergoing maintenance.

Fall 2014 eLearning Courses Created

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

UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 -- 6-7 a.m. CST (Completed)

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we so that systems engineers can install OS patches to the servers hosting the eLearning system.

Summer 2014 eLearning Courses Created

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

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