Latest Enhancements to UBlearns

June 2019 was the most recent Blackboard application update for UBlearns.  The following new features and enhancements are included.

Academic Effectiveness

Attendance - Instructors can mark students present, late, absent, or excused in the new Attendance tool page. The attendance records for each student appear in a single column next to other grades. Read more...

Cloud Storage Integration - Instructors can copy files from their favorite cloud storage solutions when authoring Content Items or creating Assignments. Students can submit assignments from their favorite cloud storage solutions. Cloud storage that is supported includes OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, Google Drive including G suite accounts, Dropbox, and Box (UBbox).  Read more...

Theme Updates

Grade Center Improvements

  • View full titles of Grade Center columns, making it easier to distinguish between similarly-titled items
  • View as many columns as the size of their window will allow
  • Enter into Grade Center full-screen mode to make the most of their desktop experience

Course Menu Color Configuration - Instructors and course designers can configure the course colors in the course control panel.

Tests\Learning Modules Optimized for Mobile Web Browsers - Students now have greater flexibility to take their tests on the go on their mobile devices with question types that are better optimized for display on smaller devices. The Learning Modules tool has been optimized for mobile devices when using the Learn 2016 Theme. Regardless of configuration, the table of contents will always be pinned to the bottom of the page and can be expanded or collapsed. Settings such as forced sequence and allowing students to navigate using the table of contents are honored.

Learner Engagement

Create Recording for Feedback – Instructor and Graders can embed audio/video recordings with learner feedback. Students watch or listen to feedback alongside any included text.  Read more...

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