Upgrade Scheduled for Summer 2013
Please note that the Blackboard server
at https://clpccd.blackboard.com is scheduled to undergo a
minor upgrade in early June, after Spring grades are
submitted and before Summer classes begin. The upgrade
occurring is relatively minor (to a new "service pack" in
the same version) - from 9.1 SP 7 to 9.1 SP 9.
The server will be unavailable during this upgrade,
beginning at 8:30pm on June 10th and ending at 3:30pm on
June 11th (approximately 19 hours of downtime). During this
time, Blackboard will be unavailable to everyone (including
Blackboard 9.1.9 (Service Pack 9) Enhancements & New Tools
Updated Design and Style
The interface of Blackboard 9.1 SP9 provides a cleaner
layout for your Blackboard course. The editing icons are only
visible when the mouse hovers over certain areas.
Video Overview: Updated Design, Themes, and Course-to-course
Allows Blackboard users to navigate from course to
course while skipping the My Institution page. A Blackboard user
can directly move to the same page or tool (or Entry Point) of
another course in their account.
Video Overview: Course-to-course Navigation
Automatic Re-grading of
This feature allows instructors to correct/ edit
problematic question in exams and Blackboard will automatically
re-calculate the score of previously submitted attempts. The
recalculated score will appear in the Grade Center.
Video Overview: Automatic Re-grading of Exams
Grade History and Activity
There are two new types of reports available to
The Grade History Report shows the
changes that occurred to grades within a course during a
selected time frame.
Activity Reports: Course Activity Overview
report display overall activity within a single course.
Data in the report includes the total and average time
spent per user, and the total amount of activity the
user had in the course. The Student
Overview for Single Course report displays an
individual student's activity within a course, sorted by
date. Data in the report includes the total overall time
the student spent in the course as well as detailed
information about the student's activity, such as which
items and Content Areas the student accessed and the
time spent on each.
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