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Video Upload Widget Issues in Blackboard v9.1

Since the upgrade of our instance of Blackboard (to version 9.1) we’re having some issues with the Video Upload widget that until recently was working. The widget consists of just HTML and Javascript and should work in any system, but … Continue reading

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“Video Upload”

A quick note to say that we have changed the name of the box for uploading videos in Blackboard to “Video Upload”. Previously it was called “Video Dropbox” but we changed it in order to: Avoid confusion with the old … Continue reading

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Meeting with Karen Ayres, Applied Statistics

Before the Steering Group a couple of weeks ago, Karsten and I went to meet with Karen Ayres, who is an academic in the School of Applied Statistics and also a member on the Steering Group for the DEVELOP project. … Continue reading

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Meeting with Cindy Becker, School of English

A few weeks ago, I met with Cindy Becker in the department of English. She was one of the members of staff who asked if it might be possible to structure content in a Blackboard course in a different way. … Continue reading

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A History of Portfolio Feedback

Karsten and I just had a quick chat over coffee about the e-portfolio feedback widget. We both conceive of the commenting facility being a layer that sits atop a student’s portfolio, the data for which is stored elsewhere. This would … Continue reading

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Invitation to Pilot

In order to keep track of who has agreed to pilot what for the project I have set up a wiki within our Blackboard system. (It can be found in the Organisation “DEVELOP” under the link “Pilots’ Wiki”, though only … Continue reading

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