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Latest Enhancements to UBlearns

May 2016 was the last update to UBlearns.  This update introduced the following new functionality, featured enhancements and service changes.

New Functionality

Remark Grade Import Tool

The Remark grade import tool allows bubble-sheet style exam scores, machine graded by the Center for Educational Innovation scoring services unit, to be directly imported into a UBlearns grade center.

Help Doc

Microsoft Edge Browser Support

The Microsoft Edge browser is now supported.

Featured Enhancements

Discussion Board Threads

Users can navigate from thread to thread without having to return to the main Discussions page.


The "reply-to" header now includes the sender's full name in course announcement emails.

When creating an announcement the “No Date Restricted” is selected by default.

Content Editor

The Content Editor now supports HTML5 Audio and Video playback in Chrome and Edge browsers.

Supported Browsers

Service Changes

Collaboration Tools Discontinued

Blackboard will end support for the Collaboration course tool at the end of May 2016. The Virtual Classroom and Chat tools will remain available in UBlearns until May 22. Instructors may use other virtual conference tools such as UB supported Skype for Business/Lync to create and add session links to UBlearns.

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