Blackboard is UNI's centrally supported Learning Management System (LMS). This support site provides information for accessing and using Blackboard as well as other related eLearning technologies, such as Panopto, Turnitin, Respondus, Zoom, and more.
Posted on Monday, December 18th, 2017
On Tuesday December 19, 2017 from 5:00 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for pre-upgrade testing in preparation for the Blackboard upgrade on Thursday December 21, 2017.
Posted on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
On Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for an extended period while we install a newer version of the Blackboard Learn 9.1 software and building blocks. Information about the new features and enhancements is located at: https://elearning.uni.edu/CU5Q22017.
Posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Panopto is upgrading their system to Panopto 5.6 on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The upgrade will begin at 7:00 pm CST and they expect up to 2 hours of downtime for viewers. During this upgrade period, you will not be able to access recordings on the UNI Panopto System. Also any attempts to upload from the Panopto Recorder client will result in a "Server unable to connect" message. To learn more about the Panopto 5.6 release, please see Release Notes.
Posted on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
Fall 2017 courses, instructor enrollments, and student enrollments in Blackboard/eLearning courses was inadvertently "disabled" starting at 1:30 p.m. CST. The cause of the issue was discovered within minutes and we started the process to fix the issue at 1:37 p.m. CST. Course and instructor enrollments were fixed within 5 minutes, but student enrollments took until 2:58 p.m. CST to import.
First, we apologize to you for the inconveniences this issue has caused both instructors and students.
Instructors: IF you had a test, assignments, graded discussions, etc. that was due or available during this period, your students may have been impacted. Again, we apologize for the inconveniences, additional emails, and time this issue has caused you. If you have any questions or need assistance in "Ignoring at a test attempt" or allowing another attempt, please complete the 'Contact eLearning Support' at: https://elearning.uni.edu/contact-elearning-support
Students: If you were in the middle of taking at test at 1:30 p.m. CST and lost access, please contact your Instructor. Feel free to reference this announcement. We apologize for the inconveniences this issue has caused you.
Posted on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Extended two hours to 12 PM (noon).
On Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for an extended period while we install the latest Cumulative Update for our version of the Blackboard Learn 9.1 software. This update only contains software 'bug fixes' and does not add any new tools or features.