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UNI eLearning News Archive

Posted on Monday, May 4th, 2015

Summer 2015 UNI eLearning academic courses were populated with students at 1:45 PM CDT this afternoon, Monday, May 5, 2015. Summer 2015 student enrollment will be imported into the UNI eLearning System daily, so all enrollment changes (adds/drops) will be automatically processed. Any changes entered in the Student Information System (SIS) by 5:00 PM will be processed the following day.

UNI Instructors: UNI 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. Directions 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. Note: Courses contracted through Continuing and Distance Education (CDE) will be made available by CDE staff by 8:00 AM CDT the day the class begins.

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 Monday, April 27th, 2015

On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE to update the version of Java on the application servers.

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The latest version of Google Chrome browser (version 42) released on Thursday, April 16, 2015 has all NPAPI plug-ins including Silverlight turned off by default. Attempting to view a Panopto session in Chrome will result in the following prompt being shown. This prompt is shown even if you have Silverlight installed:

Install Microsoft Silverlight

Resolve/Workaround: Follow the steps in this support article to re-enable NPAPI plug-ins. Note: This only works on Windows Operating Systems.

In upcoming releases, Panopto will transition from Silverlight to HTML5. UNI tentatively plans to upgrade our version of Panopto this summer.

Posted on Monday, April 6th, 2015

On Wednesday, April 8 th, 2015 - 6 - 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we can install updates to the servers that run the eLearning (Blackboard) application.

Posted on Monday, March 30th, 2015

No foolin',  on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 - 5 - 7 a.m., the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we can install software updates to the eLearning (Blackboard) application.

Posted on Monday, March 16th, 2015

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 5:00 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE due to the scheduled "Border Network Maintenance" that will affect the connectivity of the end-users to the UNI eLearning System and the UNI eLearning website.

Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2015

Reminder: Turnitin will have a scheduled system maintenance on Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM CST. Due to the maintenance, Turnitin may be briefly unavailable between those times. The outage will have the following impact to users:

Students: During the outage period, students may not be able to upload assignments to Turninin or view their marked up assignments in Turnitin.

Instructors: During the outage period, instructors may be unable to access Turnitin assignments.

Posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

UNI Seniors and First-Year Students: Completing the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) makes a difference!  Share your UNI experience. You'll help UNI get even stronger and get a chance to win one of 21 prizes. For more info, check your MyUNIverse page for an invitation to complete the survey and a link to the list of prizes.

Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2015

On Wednesday, March 4th , 2015 - 6 - 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we can install software updates to the eLearning (Blackboard) application. 

Posted on Monday, February 23rd, 2015

On Wednesday, February 25th , 2015 - 5:30 - 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we can install software updates to the Server OS and the eLearning (Blackboard) application. 

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