New in Blackboard: EesySoft Course Reports

About EesySoft Course Reports This article is part of a series explaining changes and new features introduced in Blackboard for the 2019/20 academic year. Despite its name, the EesySoft Course Report provides module level information on user activity and engagement with content and tools available in each Blackboard module site from the highest level down…

New Blackboard Module Site Home Page Channels

This article is part of a series explaining changes introduced as part of this year’s Blackboard rollover. We are automatically adding a series of new channels to all 2019/20 Blackboard module site home pages. These channels provide both students and staff with a consistent set of important information about that module directly from data held…

Colour grades now switched off in the Blackboard App

Blackboard has switched off the colour-coding of the grade pills in the live Blackboard App. Users will need the latest version of the App to see it. Marks showing in a black pill link to further information about that assessment. Marks showing in a grey pill indicate an assessment item type that is not supported…

New in Blackboard: Audio and video feedback

You can now embed audio and video recordings (of up to five minutes in length) along with text-based feedback on any  gradable item in Blackboard (such as assignments, grade columns, wikis, blogs, discussions, tests). It’s a relatively easy process to create recordings. All you need is a built-in or external microphone or headset for audio-only recordings and…