UNI eLearning Suite

Issues accessing Panopto System and Panopto Recorder - Known Issue/Bug

Users trying to access UNI's Panopto System or the Panopto Recorder application may experience issues logging in. Instead of being taken to the Panopto interface, users are simply logged into the Blackboard Learn interface. IT staff are investigating the issue; however a workaround is available.

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    Panopto: To Capture Or Not To Capture Your Lectures?

    A recent study conducted by the Artevelde University College Ghent found that lecture capture services such as Panopto resulted in more students passing a class and had no effect on student absenteeism. To read more, visit the Panopto blog post

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    Analyze Your Students' Viewing Habits with Panopto Analytics

    One of the most useful features of Panopto is the ability to see analytics on your student's viewing habits. By using the "Stats" feature, you can see who is watching your videos and for how long. For more information, visit the UNI eLearning Suite FAQ.

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    Bb Ultra Base Navigation - Now Live!

    Blackboard Ultra Base Navigation is now live. Be sure to set up your profile, including adding a personal photo or avatar. Profile pictures are used significantly in the new Activity Stream and in the Attendance tool. They will also continue to appear in the following locations within your courses: Discussions, Course Roster, Users, Groups, Wikis, Blogs, and Journals.

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    Accessibility @ UNI

    You'll notice there is a new Accessibility @ UNI link in your Blackboard Learn course navigation for Spring 2019. This link has been added to assist you and your students to make it easier to find accessibility resources at UNI. You'll also find a statement from Student Accessibility Services that you can put in your Spring 2019 syllabus. 

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    Introducing Automatic Closed Captioning in Google Slides

    Google Slides now provides automatic closed captioning in real-time during a presentation. This new feature can make your presentation accessible for students who are hard-of-hearing, non-native speakers, or when presenting in noisy, ambient environments. For more information, visit the UNI eLearning Suite FAQ

Scheduled Maintenance

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Monday, May 6, 2019
Summer 2019 Blackboard Learn courses were initially populated with students on Friday, May 3, 2019 around 3:20 A.M. CDT. Any enrollment changes (add/drops) in the SIS should be processed within Blackboard Learn at the regular DIFFS intervals (7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:...
Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019

As of a recent March 7th, 2019 update, Blackboard Learn's Activity Stream notifications have been broken down into additional categories-- meaning you have even more control over what notifications you would like to see. For full instructions on changing these settings, visit the ...

Thursday, Feb 7, 2019

Update - Internet Explorer 11 is operational for Blackboard Learn but is not supported. 

If you have not already done so, you will need to use a different web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge to access UNI's Blackboard Learn System....