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UNI eLearning News Archive

Posted on Thursday, September 1st, 2011

An UNI eLearning System outage will occur Friday, September 2, 2011 from 6:00 AM CDT to 7:00:00 AM CDT.

This outage is necessary to make configuration changes to the Bb Learn 9 eLearning System as a result of the problems that have occured Wednesday and Thursday.

The Bb Learn 9 eLearning System will not be available during this period.

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The new version of the UNI eLearning System, Bb Learn 9, is experiencing database connection problems. At this time, we have not determined the cause of the problem. The appropriate IT personnel have been contacted.

Users may be able to log into the Bb Learn 9 eLearning System, but will most likely receive numerous error messages until the problem is resolved.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The Bb Learn 9 eLearning System login page was available again at 9:12 AM. Users should now be able to log into the new version of the UNI eLearning System, Bb Learn 9.

The UNI eLearning System team is continuing to investigate the cause of the problems that occurred this morning, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 from approximately 1:30 AM to 9:12 AM.

We apologize for the inconvenience this outage has caused.

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The old version of the UNI eLearning System, WebCT CE8, would not restart after the planned maintenance do to a problem connecting to the database.  The cause of the problem (network or database) cannot be determined at this time. The appropriate personnel have been contacted.

The WebCT CE8 eLearning System is expected to be unavailable until at least 9:00 AM Wednesday morning.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

An UNI eLearning System outage will occur Wednesday, August 31, 2011 from 1:00 AM CDT to 2:00 AM CDT.

This outage is necessary to increase the java session timeout on the Bb Learn 9 eLearning System and to apply a license key to the WebCT CE8 eLearning System.

Both versions of the UNI eLearning System, WebCT CE8 (old) and Bb Learn 9 (new), will not be available during this period.

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

An UNI eLearning System outage will occur Thursday, August 25, 2011 from 5:00 a.m. to 5:30 A.M. This outage is necessary to make storage and additional optimization configurations on the Bb 9 application servers.

The new version of the UNI eLearning System, Bb Learn 9, will not be available during this period.

Posted on Sunday, August 21st, 2011

UNI Students:
Welcome to a new school year... and a new version of the UNI eLearning System!

All Fall 2011 courses with an eLearning component will be on the new version of the UNI eLearning System, Bb Learn 9. Login instructions are located at: http://www.uni.edu/elearning/login-instructions-all-uni-users

Note: Use of the UNI eLearning System is based on the instructor's discretion so not all of your courses will have an eLearning component. If you have questions about an eLearning component for one of your classes, please contact the Instructor of the class for more information.


Student eLearning Training course
All students registered for a Fall 2011 courses at UNI have access to an online Blackboard Student Orientation Course from their eLearning My Courses list. The course provides a comprehensive resource that prepares students to operate in the Blackboard Learn course environment.

The Orientation Course is an optional, non-facilitated, self-paced course designed specifically for student users. The course takes approximately 15-20 hours to complete and equips students on the essential skills and knowledge to achieve success as a student in the Blackboard Learn course environment.

Additional student help resources are available at:

Posted on Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

An UNI eLearning System outage will occur Wednesday, August 17, 2011 from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 A.M.

This outage is necessary to make optimization configurations on the Bb 9 application servers. The new version of the UNI eLearning System, Bb Learn 9, will not be available during this period.

The WebCT CE8 eLearning application is not affected by this outage.

Posted on Saturday, August 13th, 2011

All Fall 2011 eLearning courses were populated with students by 7:01 AM this morning, Saturday, August 13, 2011. All Fall 2011 student enrollment is imported into the UNI eLearning System daily, so all enrollment changes (adds/drops) should be automatically processed.

UNI Instructors: Bb9 eLearning courses are created in an "unavailable" state.  This means an Instructor has access to the course, but students do not see the course listed in their My Courses module until the instructor makes the course available. Instructions for making your course "available" to students are published at: http://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-make-my-bb-learn-9-courses-available-students .  No action is required for instructors that choose not to use the UNI eLearning System.

UNI Students: You will not see a course listed in your My Courses module unless the Instructor has made the eLearning course available.

Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2011

Service Pack 6 (SP6) was successfully installed on the new version of the UNI eLearning System, Bb Learn 9, on Friday, August 12, 2011 at 6:45 AM.

For more information about SP6, please visit: http://www.uni.edu/elearning/sp6

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