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News and views on instructional design and technology from the Technology and Learning Program at CSU, Chico

  • Issue with the Bb Student mobile app affects visibility of “hidden” grades

    Bb Learn support staff recently reported an issue where Bb Learn grade center columns set as “hidden” by the instructor are inadvertently showing to students who use the Bb Student mobile app. A fix for this issue is in development. See below for example of Grade Center with hidden columns.  Typically, instructors mark certain grade... Read more »

  • Academy e-Learning Cohort 8 applications due Feb. 12

    If you are at all interested to join your fellow colleagues in attending the Academy e-Learning institute this coming June, I urge you to visit the website today, You will find an introduction, invitation, and are able to fill out the application. If you have questions and want to ask for advice as you... Read more »

  • Ready to try the new Bb Collaborate “Ultra” for your virtual session?

    What is Blackboard Collaborate Ultra? A web conferencing tool that integrates with Blackboard Learn. Features include: Shared audio/video/text chat for up to 100 participants Shared whiteboard Shared applications (requires Google Chrome) Shared files  How can I try the new Bb Collaborate Ultra? Open a service request in Team Dynamix and request Bb Collaborate Ultra be enabled in a Blackboard... Read more »

  • YouTube Video Everywhere no longer available in Blackboard Learn Content Editor

    The YouTube Video Everywhere icon (shown below) will no longer be available in the Blackboard Learn conbtent editor as of January 21, 2016. CSU Chico decided to remove the icon in the Bb Learn text editor because of Google/YouTube’s decision to discontinue their “Record from Webcam” functionality. For background information, please refer to the TLP blog... Read more »

  • Bb Learn Faculty Support tab

    The Blackboard Learn Faculty Support tab has slimmed down for the new year. You can search the TLP knowledge base, create a help ticket in Team Dynamix, or contact a TLP Instructional Technology Consultant; all from one location. The Self-Service tool is also available from the Faculty Support tab. The  Self-Service tool lets you add a guest instructor, create... Read more »


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Textbook Alternatives Program yr. 3


Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Collaborate Ultra, coming to CSU, Chico this fall!


TLP and Faculty Affairs

The Technology and Learning Program has moved! (organizationally, not physically)