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What's New: Updates from the Virtual Campus

Blackboard Upgrade for Spring 2021
The new version of Blackboard includes the following new features:
  • No more outages for future Blackboard updates - Updates to the Blackboard software and servers will no longer require downtime.
  • Enhanced Content Editor - When adding any item, file, or web link etc.
  • Bb Annotate for grading student assignments will have access to the content library - You can create a bank of reusable comments. You can add, edit, delete, and search comments in the library.
  • Course Availability icon in more places - The padlock icon now appears on tool pages in a course site. Additionally, if availability dates need adjustment, instructor is taken to the page to adjust them.
  • Needs Grading Filter - Instructors can opt to exclude items that do not affect grades from appearing in the Needs Grading screen. Preference remembered.
  • Announcement Emails - Now include the announcement title and course name in the email’s subject line.

Please contact the Service Desk (412.237.8700 or ) if you or your students require support or find a technical issue in the new update.

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