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Latest Enhancements to UBlearns

A minor upgrade was completed to UBlearns in May 2014, bringing with it a clean, modern look and feel as part of a new Blackboard system theme. This theme reduces the clutter in the system, displaying action links only when users point to an item that can be edited. The new theme does not affect course content or a chosen course structure.
Watch the short video below to learn more.

Featured Enhancements

System Theme

The new system theme introduces a clean, modern look and feel to UBlearns. This theme reduces the clutter in the system, displaying editing options only when pointing to an item that can be modified.

Video: New System Theme

Course Themes

Course themes add a background image to the course display and change the color of the menu, buttons, and controls. Change course themes from Teaching Style or anywhere in your course using the Change Course Theme function. Point to the (  ) icon to view a drop-down list showing all the available course themes, and click one to select it. Scroll through the theme preview box and select a theme. You can change the theme again at any time. Themes do not affect course content or a chosen course structure.

Supported Browsers

Blackboard now supports Internet Explorer 11.

Additional Enhancements

  • Help Tab - A Help tab has been added directing Instructors and Students to UBlearns Help pages including how to submit a question or report a problem.
  • Updated Login Page – New login page with usability and language options located at the top corners of the screen. 

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