Blackboard 9.1

Will You Be Using Tegrity Lecture Capture for SPRING 2016?

Posted by on December 7, 2015

Do you plan to use Tegrity lecture capture during SPRING 2016? If so, then Educational Technology will need to gather some basic information from you so that we may prepare any room(s) in which you will be teaching with the appropriate technology. To gather that information, we ask that you complete the survey linked below: […]

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Blackboard Back to Normal (mostly)

Posted by on June 15, 2015

Blackboard services are largely restored. We are seeing a few lingering effects from last week’s Blackboard problems, but they are being dealt with on a case-by-case at this time and are NOT part of any continuing problems with Blackboard. If you continue to experience problems with Blackboard, please contact the Help Desk ( or 573-341-HELP). […]

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Blackboard Course Renumbering for Fall Semester 2014

Posted by on April 11, 2014

As a result of a proposal that was submitted and approved by the Faculty Senate to renumber course offering at Missouri S&T, the Registrar and academic departments are converting courses to a new 4-digit numbering system for Fall Semester 2014. What does this mean for you and your Blackboard courses? Please read the following information […]

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Posted by on November 22, 2013

Educational Technology has been conducting an evaluation of Blackboard as a Learning Management System (LMS) suitable for this campus. A committee was formed with instructors and students from across campus to answer the question “Does Blackboard meet the teaching and learning needs on our campus?”  The campus community had several opportunities to offer opinions and […]

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FINAL REMINDER: Blackboard Open Forum on October 2, 2013

Posted by on September 30, 2013

Educational Technology will be hosting a second open forum about Blackboard and Learning Management Systems (LMS) in general on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the main atrium of the Havener Center. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided. Participants will be eligible to […]

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REMINDER: Taking a hard look at Blackboard…how well does it measure up?

Posted by on September 13, 2013

Do you think Blackboard should have features that it doesn’t have?  Are there things you like about Blackboard that you don’t want changed?  How well is Blackboard supporting your teaching and learning needs?  If you don’t use Blackboard, why or why not? During the fall semester, Educational Technology will be working with a committee of […]

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EdTech Newsletter for Fall Semester 2013 is Now Available!

Posted by on August 19, 2013

Ed Said, Educational Technology’s Fall 2013 newsletter is now available. The past several months have resulted in a number of changes in the services and support offered by Educational Technology. At the very least, the following services have been upgraded or added over the summer: Blackboard – New “inline grading” feature. TurningPoint – Unified interface […]

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Back-to-School Technology Workshops on August 5, 7, and 9!

Posted by on July 25, 2013

Educational Technology (EdTech) will be hosting a series of back-to-school technology workshops on August 5, 7, and 9. These workshops will be held in Centennial Hall Room 105, starting at 9 a.m. (see detailed schedule below). Topics will include Blackboard, Google Apps for Education, Clickers/TurningPoint, Tegrity, and more… To accommodate the schedules of busy instructors, […]

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Blackboard Maintenance on Sunday, June 16, 2013

Posted by on June 12, 2013

IT will be performing Blackboard maintenance on Sunday, June 16, 2013, starting at 12:00 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable for 4-6 hours between midnight and 6 a.m. Please call the Help Desk with questions about this or any other IT issue at 573-341-HELP (4357) or submit an online Help Request at  

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Blackboard Upgrade on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Posted by on May 16, 2013

Information Technology will be upgrading Blackboard from Version 9.1 Service Pack 8 to Service Pack 11 on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, starting at 8:30 a.m. Blackboard will be unavailable for up to 8 hours while the upgrade process takes place. Service Pack 11 introduces the following enhancements: New and improved assignment submission and grading process. […]

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