Instructional Tech News – Dec. 7

Importing Final Grades

Final grades must be entered by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 15.  In case you need a refresher, we’ve got step-by-step instructions for importing grades into myBama from Blackboard.

Save a Copy of Grade Center

As always, CIT recommends saving a copy of your course’s Grade Center as a backup for your records. Blackboard Learn offers step-by-step guidance.

Panopto Maintenance

Panopto Cloud will be updated with new features and improvements on Saturday, Dec. 19. Panopto will be unavailable from 8pm – 11pm during the maintenance window.

January Blackboard Learn Update

Blackboard Learn will undergo a 24-hour update beginning Thursday, Jan. 7 at 5pm through Friday, Jan. 8 at 5pm. Blackboard Learn will be unavailable during this maintenance window.

Spring Semester Blackboard Courses

OK, ok, if you choose not to read this until January – we understand! However, for all the planners out there… we want to let you know that your courses will be enabled in Blackboard automatically, ready for your content! Want to reuse material from previous semesters? Check out our website for guidance on copying content from existing Blackboard courses.  Teaching cross-listed or duplicate sections? Find out more about Blackboard supersections before you start building content.