Needs Grading has a new option for showing items that are not included in grading calculations, which is always unchecked by default. If the “Include in Grade Center grading calculations” setting is not selected for an assignment, test, or other Grade Center column, it will not display in Needs Grading without selecting this new option. The box must be checked each time, and you must select Go.
Users logging in to the upgraded Blackboard Learn system for the first time may be asked to agree to Privacy Terms and Conditions via a click-through announcement. This announcement is part of Blackboard’s efforts to meet newly required international data privacy regulations, including the European General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. The GDPR and other data privacy regulations require that users be asked to newly agree to existing privacy notices.
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.