UNI eLearning News Archive

Registration Now Open for Faculty Focus -- Intersession Technology Workshops

Faculty and Instructors: ITS-Educational Technology invites you to register for Faculty Focus workshops, offered January 4-8, 2016, on technology’s role in teaching and learning. Workshops address various Bb Learn 9 features and numerous other instructional technologies. Seating is limited and reservations are required. See workshop calendar & registration information at https://www.uni.edu/its/faculty-workshop-calendar.

(Completed) UNI eLearning System Restart - Mon., November 30, 2015 - 6-7 a.m. CST

On Monday, November 30, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CST, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE while we restart the application server, the database, and Blackboard software.

(Resolved) Turnitin Outage - November 22-23, 2015

Turnitin experienced intermittent service issues from Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 10:38 p.m. CST through Monday, November 23, 2015 at 12:52 a.m. CST.
Students: If you had a Turnitin assignment that was due during this period, please contact your Instructor.
Instructors: If you had a Turnitin assignment that was due during this period, please extend the "Due date" or "Allow submissions after the due date".

(RESOLVED) UNI eLearning OUTAGES on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

Resolved at 7:04 p.m. CST: The UNI eLearning System should be available as of 7:04 p.m. CST. Due to major network issues that affected most UNI Systems, the UNI eLearning System experienced two unexpected outages this evenings. The first outage occurred from 4:40 p.m. to 5:35 p.m. CST. Another outage occurred from 6:13 p.m. to 7:04 p.m. CST. We apologize for the inconveniences these outages have caused.

Students: If you were in the middle of taking a test/quiz and got "kicked out", please contact your Instructor.

Instructors: If you had a test available from 4:30 p.m. to 7:05 p.m., please allow students that report an issue during that period another test attempt. Information and directions are located at: https://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-allow-student-another-test-attempt . If the Test Availability period has expired, you may need to use the "Test Availability Exceptions" section in Test Options. For one-on-one assistance with test exceptions, please contact one of our Instructional Designer & Technology Coordinators by calling 273-2309 or emailing idds@uni.edu . If you have other questions about a student's ability to submit assignments, discussion posts, tests, etc., please complete the "Contact eLearning Support" form.
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(Resolved) Unexpected Access Issue to the UNI eLearning System

On Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:50 a.m. CDT, access to the UNI eLearning System was unavailable due to an issue that occurred during a scheduled Network Services maintenance. The UNI eLearning System was running; however, users were unable to reach the system. We apologize for the inconveniences this unexpected distruption caused.
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(CANCELED) UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wed., October 21, 2015 - 6-7 a.m. CDT

This maintenance is longer needed and has been canceled.
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On Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE to disconnect the old application file server and restart the system.

(Completed) UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Sun., October 18, 2015 - 6-10 a.m. CDT

On Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE while application file server maintenance is performed.

(Completed) UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wed., Sept. 23, 2015 - 6-7 a.m. CDT

On Wednesday, September 23, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install Oracle database patches.

(Completed) UNI eLearning System Maintenance - Wed., Sept. 16, 2015 - 6-7 a.m. CDT

On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. CDT, the UNI eLearning System will be UNAVAILABLE for maintenance to install application server patches.

Welcome to the Start of the Fall 2015 Semester!

A few reminders for the start of the semester...

All: Login instructions are located at: https://www.uni.edu/elearning/login-instructions-all-uni-users

Instructors: You must make your UNI eLearning course available to students in order for them to have access to it. Information and directions are located at: https://www.uni.edu/elearning/how-do-i-make-my-bb-learn-9-courses-available-students

Students: Use of the UNI eLearning system is based on the instructor's discretion. Although all UNI courses will have an eLearning course, the Instructor must make that course available for students to have access. Students will have access only to the course(s) in which they are officially registered and the Instructor has made the eLearning site available. If you do not see a course listed, please contact the Instructor of the course(s) to see if they are using the UNI eLearning System and if they have made their eLearning course available to students.

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