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.
Blackboard, Inc. has discontinued the Blackboard Grader mobile app effective March 29, 2019. The app has been removed from app stores and support has ceased. Users with instructor roles should download Blackboard Instructor as a replacement.
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.