Yearly Archives: 2011

Archive and Export before you wrap up this semester

Faculty, As you tidy your desk and organize files before heading home for winter break, take the time to archive and export your online courses as well. A course archive will retain all course information including student activity. It is recommended that you save an archive of every course you teach.  Blackboard will create a zip folder containing your course archive. Do not unzip this file; should you need

UTC Online Blackboard Upgrade: New Feature Focus

At the end of the 2011 fall semester we will upgrade our Blackboard system from Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 4 to Backboard 9.1 Service Pack 6. Fear not, this Blackboard release primarily fixes bugs and functionality behind the scenes; you may not even notice the change! Continue to prepare your courses in UTC Online for the spring as usual. However, there are some useful new features to bring to

UTC Online Transition: Fall ’11 Classes Available and Classes on Old Server

UTC Online has transitioned to a new Blackboard version and server for Summer/Fall 2011 courses and Blackboard organizations. Fall classes and enrollments are now available for development to instructors on the new server. Students will not see their courses until their instructor makes the course available. Classes on the Old Server. Instructors and organizational leaders may access past courses (Spring 2011 and earlier) or organization content from the old

UTC Online Upgrade: Making Courses Available and Three Important Issues

Last week UTC Online switched to a new Blackboard version for Summer 2011 (and following) courses and Blackboard organizations. Users now are directed to the new Blackboard server and may access the new server through MyMocsNet, the login at utconline.utc.edu, or directly at bb4.utc.edu Summer term instructors are reminded to make their course available when it is ready for students to view (step-by-step PDF): Control Panel > Customization: Properties

UTC Online Upgrade: Blackboard Switch Made

UTC Online has officially transitioned to a new Blackboard version. Users are now being directed to the new Blackboard server for any Summer 2011 class using UTC Online. All faculty, staff, and students may login to the new server through MyMocsNet, at utconline.utc.edu, or directly at bb4.utc.edu. The old server which contains Spring 2011 classes and earlier may still be accessed, but you must login directly at bb3.utc.edu What’s

UTC Online Upgrade: Blackboard Switch Next Week and Reminder for Organizations

UTC Online officially switches Blackboard versions next week on May 9 when students will be directed to a new Blackboard server. This new server at bb4.utc.edu is where you will find any Summer 2011 class using UTC Online and may be accessed at anytime with your UTCID and password. The old server will remain online for faculty until September 15, 2011. As part of the UTC Online/Blackboard transition, Blackboard

UTC Online Upgrade: Transition Information

In three weeks, UTC Online will transition to the new Blackboard version for our campus. All Summer 2011 classes will be hosted on the new version and are available at bb4.utc.edu. Faculty should note the following items: Access to the older Blackboard version will remain for faculty through September 2011. Content can be transferred to the new server by doing a course export on the older version (bb3.utc.edu) and

UTC Online Upgrade: Blackboard Organizations

As part of the UTC Online transition to a new Blackboard version and server, Blackboard organizations are also impacted by this transition. Any current Blackboard organization wanting space on the new server must email a request from one of its organizational leaders to utconlin@utc.edu. Leaders may request an immediate transfer, a transfer at the end of the spring semester, or creation of a new organizational space from which the

UTC Online Upgrade: Summer ’11 Classes & Enrollments

UTC Online is transitioning to a new Blackboard version and server beginning with Summer ’11 classes. These classes are available for development by faculty. Student enrollments from Banner are being updated hourly on the new UTC Online server, but students will not see their summer classes on UTC Online until faculty make their courses available. Login at the new server with your UTCID and password at bb4.utc.edu Faculty are

UTC Online Upgrade: Summer ’11 Classes Available for Development

UTC Online is transitioning to a new Blackboard version and server beginning with Summer ’11 classes: these summer classes are now available for development by faculty. To access the new server and your Summer ’11 classes on UTC Online, login using your UTCID and password at bb4.utc.edu Student enrollments in summer classes will begin updating on UTC Online in early April on an hourly basis. Fall 2011 classes will