UNMC Education Technology

BB Monthly Maintenance

Monthly maintenance is scheduled the third Sunday of each month 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. During the maintenance Blackboard is NOT available. The next scheduled maintenance is Sunday, May 17, 2015

Central States Blackboard Users Group

  Consider participating in the Central States Blackboard Users Group, or CSBUG. The Users Group started in 2008 to connect Blackboard institutions in the central part of the United States. The main goal of the group is: “Inform, educate, and assist users in education with interest in technology.” http://www.csbug.org/

Copying a link to a file saved UNMC OneDrive available in BB

OneDrive is a cloud storage area which is part of Office 365. The stored file is available to you and other shared individuals. The file can be synchronously viewed and edited by all individuals with permissions to the file. Login with your UN NetID: https://univnebrmedcntr-my.sharepoint.com/ Click OneDrive Scroll over the name of the file, a checkmark will appear next to the filename Click the checkmark, the selected row will be indicated with a blue background Click Share Click Get a link tab View only: Anyone… Continue Reading

BB UNMC Information

UNMC is currently using Blackboard Release 9.1.130093.0 (SP13) Check out What’s New Blackboard will be upgraded to 9.1 SP14 or newer at the end of the Spring 2015 semester.

BB Troubleshooting

Did you know that UNMC Blackboard (my.unmc.edu) server is available 99.9% . A preliminary information gathering is highly beneficial prior to contacting Information Technology Services for assistance. Common inquiries / issues that appear to be a Blackboard are in fact other technical issues: The file will not load  The referring link to the file is not directed to the correct file or does not exist on the server (EXAMPLE: htp://webmedia.unmc.edu/pharmacology/drug.jpg) The Blackboard link refers to a file which was originally uploaded and was then deleted… Continue Reading

UNMC Ed Tech Newsletter: Fall 2011

Educational Technology Update 9.21.2011 Classroom Educational Technology During the past year, UNMC has seen a significant expansion of technology enhanced classrooms with the addition of the Center for Nursing Sciences (10 new classrooms/conference rooms) and the Maurer Center for Public Health (12 new classrooms/conference rooms) buildings.  Additional areas across the multiple campus sites in Nebraska have seen technology upgrades and enhancements, as well.  The two new buildings located on the Omaha campus have added innovative technology enhanced classroom spaces that include Video (IP) conferencing, web… Continue Reading

Educational Technology Update for Fall 2011

Classroom Updates and Changes for Fall 2011 Operating System and Software Updates Windows 7 – Most classrooms are now running Windows 7 operating system.  The desktop screen should look as similar as we were able to make to the previous version from last year.  One difference that will be noticeable is that the systems will default at the login screen to login into the UNMC campus domain, individuals with a TNMC id and password will need to follow the instructions below the login area for… Continue Reading