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UNI eLearning News Archive

Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014

Crocodoc web service, the technology that is used for UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) assignment previews and the inline grading markup tool, experienced an outage on Monday, March 7, 2014 from approximately 12:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CDT. The outage had the following impact to users:

Students: During the outage period, students were unable to see a preview of previously submitted or newly submitted assignments. The issue did NOT affect the ability of students to submit an assignment; only the ability to preview the newly uploaded assignment or view a previously marked up assignment.

Instructors: During the outage period, instructors were unable to markup an assignment (inline grading) and unable to view a previously marked up assignment.

Posted on Friday, March 14th, 2014

Blackboard Inc. representatives will be on campus Wednesday, April 2, 2014 to listen to feedback, comments, and suggestions from UNI faculty, staff, and students.

Instructors: The Faculty/Staff Feedback sessions will take place at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. CDT in the State College room in Maucker Union. Please join us to discuss what you think works and what you think can be improved.

Students and Instructors: All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to stop by the Hemisphere Lounge South Bay in Maucker Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT to provide feedback, comments, and suggestions to Blackboard representatives and/or UNI eLearning team members.

Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE while firewalls in the UNI data center are undergoing maintenance.

Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014

UNI Instructors:
An eLearning site for all Fall 2014 classes in the Campus Solutions Student Information System (SIS) are now being automatically created for the Fall 2014 semester. The UNI eLearning System receives daily updates from the SIS of course offerings and instructor assignments.

Please review your Fall 2014 eLearning course(s) and consult your department scheduler if you do not see your course(s) or your Fall 2014 course(s) are not organized correctly. An eLearning site was created for each class as entered into the SIS. Any changes made in the SIS will be imported into the UNI eLearning System the following day.

Only the user entered as "Primary Instructor" in the SIS is automatically enrolled in the eLearning course as the Instructor. If there are co-instructors or additional non-registered users that need access to the eLearning course, the primary Instructor needs to follow the directions located at: http://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-add-non-registered-user-my-elearning-courses

Fall 2014 eLearning courses will be populated with students on Monday, August 11, 2014 (tentative).

Posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

On Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we so that systems engineers can install OS patches to the servers hosting the eLearning system.

Posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014

UNI Instructors:
An eLearning site for all Summer 2014 classes in the Campus Solutions Student Information System (SIS) are now being automatically created for the Summer 2014 semester. The UNI eLearning System receives daily updates from the SIS of course offerings and instructor assignments.

Please review your Summer 2014 eLearning course(s) and consult your department scheduler if you do not see your course(s) or your Summer 2014 course(s) are not organized correctly. An eLearning site was created for each class as entered into the SIS. Any changes made in the SIS will be imported into the UNI eLearning System the following day.

Only the user entered as "Primary Instructor" in the SIS is automatically enrolled in the eLearning course as the Instructor. If there are co-instructors or additional non-registered users that need access to the eLearning course, the primary Instructor needs to follow the directions located at: http://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-add-non-registered-user-my-elearning-courses

Summer 2014 eLearning courses will be populated with students on Monday, May 5, 2014 (tentative).

Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2014

UNI Seniors and First-Year Students:  Completing the National Survey of Student Engagement makes a difference! Share your UNI experience.  You’ll help UNI get even stronger and win a chance for one of 21 prizes. For more info, see http://www.uni.edu/assessment/nssedrawing.shtml.

Posted on Thursday, February 20th, 2014

The Spotlight on STEM Day will take place from 9:30 a.m.  to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2014 in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (ITTC) buiding. The Spotlight Day will showcase award-winning PreK-12 examples of technology integrated into earth-science and math curriculum. Spotlight Gallery (table displays) are 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. in the ITTC Student Lounge. Spotlight Presentations are 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the ITTC's StudioIT labs. If you have questions, email Doreen Hayek or call 273-7300.

Posted on Monday, February 17th, 2014

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE so that we so that we can install application patches and updates to the Rubrics Tool and Publisher Building Blocks.

Posted on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

On Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for F5 load balancer maintenance.

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