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Blackboard Update

Click here to view a video on the new calendar features presented by Mary Muscari, Associate Professor  and Director of the O'Connor Office for Rural Studies at the Decker School of Nursing.


Mark Reisinger, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Director for Geography, and Faculty Master for Newing College, demonstrates the features of the retention center. Click here to view.


View a video on setting up notifications in Blackboard.



Blackboard Road map

In March 2013, the Blackboard Support Group distributed a survey to all Binghamton University faculty to examine their needs in a learning management system. Faculty were asked to identify "additional features and functions you would like to see in a learning management system." Three major themes arose from this inquiry:

In response to this survey, the Blackboard Support Group has developed a three-phase plan to implement these requested changes.

Phase I


10/14/2013   Announce upgrade to version 9.1.11 - Completed
10/21/2013   Testing of new version by support team to begin - Completed
10/21/2013   Start presentations at department chair meetings - Completed
11/15/2013   Workshops/sessions on new version scheduled - Completed
11/15/2013   Faculty focus groups review course menu preference - Completed
12/27/2013   Upgrade production server - Completed
01/01/2014   New version available for faculty - Completed
01/06/2014   Information sessions, workshops and assistance available - Completed


Phase II



Phase III



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Last Updated: 3/6/14