My Dundee Blog

Turnitin error – incorrect late/unsubmitted notice

There is a current issue that Turnitin are currently investigating related to incorrect notifications. Students may either see a notice via email, activity stream, or directly through the Turnitin link that alerts them that they have not opened or submitted their assessment.  If the student launches the Assignment Dashboard, they’ll see their submission and the…

Difficulties accessing My Dundee

Resolved 15/10/20 This is now resolved. If you have further issues, please contact Help4U Original Message We are aware that some users have reported difficulties when trying to access My Dundee today (15/10/20) between 12:25 and 13:10. Blackboard have identified the issue and a fix has been implemented. Blackboard are continuing to monitor the results of…

Difficulties connecting to Collaborate.

Update: Reported issues – 19/10/2020 Blackboard have confirmed that there was a server issue 19/10/2020 in the morning that prevented users from access Collaborate. This has now been resolved. (20/10/2020) Update: Resolved 15/1/2020 This is now resolved. If you have further issues, please contact Help4U Original Message Users have reported that the link to Collaborate…

Distance learning forum meeting Tuesday 13 October

Dear All, Welcome to the new academic year 20/21. Six months in and work is still a little strange, with most of us working remotely. We hope this message finds you and yours all safe and well. We’ve decided to keep the DLF meetings to an hour as online fatigue certainly sets in. That said,…

YuJa Picture-in-Picture

CTIL have enabled the Picture-in-Picture feature within the YuJa player. To take advantage of this feature you will have to have a recording with two visual streams (commonly a powerpoint and a talking head). The feature is accessed via the settings menu on the YuJa player. Using Picture-in-Picture Mode Picture-in-Picture Mode can support viewing in a…

“MoCo” Meeting summary

Blackboard have several interest groups in their Community Site. One that I attend when is “MoCo“, which covers both the mobile app and collaborate. The September meeting , covered several useful points. Feel free to watch it (it’s an hour long), but if you’d like a summary… Polls and Reporting – if you’d like to download the…

New patch applied to My Dundee

Blackboard has applied a new patch to My Dundee, including a fix for an issue with Annoucements that some people have experienced: Learn SaaS release 3800.17.0: Update to client Production environments Blackboard Learn SaaS Continuous Delivery v3800.17.0 | Release to Production 3 September 2020Original Course View We’re applying an updated version of 3800.17.0 (full release number 3800.17.0-rel.27+f09831f)…

Error creating a Journal in My Dundee – Temporary Fix

Temporary fix Blackboard are still looking at finding a solution for the existing issue that staff have with a difficulty creating a journal. We have now found a work around that will help you to get ready for the start of term. The process is this: In your Sandbox:  Create a Journal, making sure it’s…