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UNI eLearning News Archive

Posted on Friday, July 28th, 2017

On Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for an extended period while we install a newer version of the Blackboard Learn 9.1 software and building blocks.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://uni.edu/elearning/CU3Q42016 .

Posted on Friday, July 28th, 2017

On Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install application OS and database OS patches. These are patches for the servers that the UNI eLearning System runs on. There are no changes to the UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) software in this maintenance period.

Posted on Friday, July 21st, 2017

On Friday, July 21, 2017 at 7 pm CDT, the Panopto Recorder for both Windows and Mac will need be upgraded to version 5.4. This upgrade includes important bug fixes for Windows, Remote Recorder, and Mac clients. To upgrade your Panopto client on a UNI computer, go to Software Center (Windows) or Self Service (Mac) and install the Panopto Recorder. If you have issues or questions, please call 319-273-5555 or submit your question or service request at https://servicehub.uni.edu (click on Create New Incident) and it will be directed to the appropriate IT personnel.

Posted on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to upgrade application software.

Posted on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

On Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install application server patches. These are patches for the servers that the UNI eLearning System runs on. There are no changes to the UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) software.

Posted on Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Faculty, Staff, & Instructors: IT-ETMS will host Fall Faculty Focus workshops, August 7-18, 2017. Workshops, all now 1 hour in length, address Bb Learn 9 features and other learning technologies. There are also workshops addressing the technologies being installed in updated basic 110 classrooms. Seating is limited. See workshop calendar & registration information at https://www.uni.edu/its/faculty-workshop-calendar.

Posted on Monday, June 5th, 2017

The UNI Panopto System (http://panopto.uni.edu) will be offline and unavailable on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 7:00 PM CDT through 11:00 PM CDT while being upgrade to Panopto 5.4. Users will be unable to create, edit, or view Panopto videos and all Panopto content within UNI eLearning courses will be unavailable during this outage. To learn more about the Panopto 5.4 release, please see Release Notes.

Posted on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install application server patches. These are patches for the servers that the UNI eLearning System runs on. There are no changes to the UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) software.

Posted on Monday, May 15th, 2017

Faculty/Instructors/Staff: IT-Educational Technology & Media Services invites you to register now for our summer workshops scheduled May through July. Several sessions throughout the summer will explore new teaching with technology strategies using currently supported technologies at UNI and how you can get started with those strategies in your fall semester courses. We have shortened all workshops to 1 hour based on your feedback on our survey last fall. Sessions this summer include:

- Getting Started with your Bb Learn Course
- Above and Beyond the Basics in Bb Learn
- Assessing your Students Using Bb Learn's Assignment Tool
- Panopto Basic and Advanced workshops
- Zoom
- Adobe Connect
- Google Apps in the Classroom
- and many more!!!

Seating for these workshops is limited; reservations are required. Visit to https://www.uni.edu/its/faculty-workshop-calendar learn more about the sessions and to register online.

Posted on Friday, May 12th, 2017

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install database patches. These are patches for the database that the UNI eLearning System runs on. There are no changes to the UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) software.

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