|Blackboard Learn will be upgraded from the current version to 9.1 Service Pack 14 on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1-2. |
Blackboard will be unavailable while the upgrade is underway The upgraded Blackboard should be available by Sunday, Aug. 3.
Blackboard™ is the learning management system we use at St. Louis Community College. Using Blackboard, faculty can create virtual classrooms and rich learning environments. Faculty can post their course materials, give tests and quizzes, moderate online discussions, collect student assignments, and record grades. All faculty and currently-enrolled students have access to the College's Blackboard system. As of Aug. 3, 2014, we are running Blackboard version 9.1 Service Pack 14. You can login to the STLCC Blackboard using the link on the right of this page.
Do you want to shape the future of Blackboard
(and earn an Amazon gift card!)?
Blackboard is conducting a series of user research studies as they design the next generation of Blackboard Learn, and they are looking for feedback from faculty and students. They are partnering with TecEd, an independent research firm, to conduct usability tests with some new features. You must apply to participate and TecEd will contact you to schedule a research session if you meet the study criteria. Participants who complete a session will receive an Amazon gift card.
Who: Blackboard is being assisted by TecEd, an independent research firm.
What: You'll try some features of the redesigned Learn and tell them your thoughts.
Where: At your own computer, speaking on the phone with a researcher during the one-to-one research session. Sessions will last 30 or 60 minutes for students and 45 or 90 minutes for faculty.
When: Sessions will take place July 11 - August 29.
What else: Participants who complete a session will receive an Amazon gift card to thank them for their time and input. The card value will range from $50 to $150, depending on the session length.
Apply online to participate in the survey.