McGraw Hill has announced that they are discontinuing their Tegrity lecture capture product effective June 30, 2020. We are already looking at other lecture capture options and are building a plan to get something new in place as soon as we can. There are a couple of products that are similar in function and workflow and that also offer migration services for Tegrity clients.
There’s known issue where if a user is located in a different time zone than their school’s server, they will see a different due date in the app compared to the desktop. The student will need to follow the due dates listed in the desktop version of Blackboard Learn to be in sync with the instructor and the course due dates.
On Sunday, March 31, 2019 between the hours of 1:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. CDT, Blackboard will be performing service impacting maintenance at the data center that hosts UA’s instance of Blackboard. Our Blackboard Learn servers will be offline during this maintenance period.
After April 30, 2019, Box will end support for Box Sync, Box Tools, Notes for Desktop and Box Drive on Mac OS X 10.12. Per Box’s OS support policy, they will maintain support for Box on the two latest versions of Mac OS X. To continue to enjoy Box support, please be sure you’re on a supported OS, either OS X 10.14 or OS X 10.13, after this EOL date. Following the EOL date, users will be able to access these applications on OS X 10.12, but will be entirely unsupported by Box, including all security patches.
On Friday, February 8, 2019 between the hours of 1 AM – 5:00 AM CST, Blackboard will be performing maintenance on the data center that hosts UA’s Blackboard system. While they anticipate no interruption in service as a result of the work, they cannot entirely rule out brief periods of intermittent connectivity.
On Friday, February 1, 2019 between the hours of 1-5 a.m. CST, Blackboard will be performing maintenance on the data center that hosts UA’s Blackboard system. While they anticipate no interruption in service as a result of the work, they cannot entirely rule out brief periods of intermittent connectivity.
Blackboard, Inc. has end-of-lifed its Blackboard Instant Messenger application effective December 31, 2018. Although there is not an exact replacement for Blackboard IM, Zoom is a tool that may be of interest to you. You can find more information on Zoom at https://oit.ua.edu/software/zoom/.
On Friday, Feb. 1 between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. CST, Blackboard will be conducting maintenance on the data center that hosts Blackboard Collaborate. Users should be aware that intermittent connectivity is possible during this infrastructure maintenance window.