Some users may currently be experiencing an issue connecting to the Re/Play service. We are working with the supplier to investigate and resolve this problem.
We will provide updates on this blog as soon as we have them. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
The issue affecting Blackboard has been resolved. The service was affected between 1.30pm and 3.45pm. During this time, you may have been unable to add materials to Blackboard (including entering marks, and submitting assessments and tests).
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
School / faculty administrators or Student Administration Managers (SAMs) are busy setting up reassessments. This is a reminder that videos covering the process are available from BEAM:
User Guides and Reference Guides:
We have a new FAQ:
How do I make my reassessment available on a specific date?
Go to the submission point, select Edit and then add the dates and times in the in the ‘Availability’ section under ‘Display After’ and ‘Display Until’ .
Please ensure you have also watched Video 6 on how to allocate reassessment groups and make your assessment visible to students.
Blackboard will be performing essential maintenance on the mobile app from 3:30AM on 17th December. The Blackboard app will be unavailable for around 5 hours during the maintenance; please access Blackboard using a web browser during this time.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Digital Education Office.
Places are available on Digital Education workshops and webinars before and after Christmas, including introductions to Blackboard, creating and managing online tests, and advanced use of the Grade Centre, as well as talks from AbilityNet on digital accessibility.
Find out more and book online
Places are available on Digital Education workshops and webinars before and after Christmas, including introductions to Blackboard, creating and managing online tests, and advanced use of the Grade Centre, as well as talks from AbilityNet on digital accessibility. We are also running a series of EMA drop-in clinics around the University.
Find out more and book online
If you are interested in using Blackboard for online tests come and join our webinar on 11th December 14:00-14:45. We will look at how to create question pools, different types of questions and how to deploy tests in your course. Sign up here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-creating-and-managing-tests-in-blackboard-tickets-80828358797
Places are available on the Blackboard Basics Webinar on 24th October, 15:00-15:30.
The aim of this webinar is to provide a concise overview of the tools and features of Blackboard, enable participants to be in a position to create their own courses and share ideas on how Blackboard can be used to support learning and teaching based on examples from the University of Bristol.
For more information and to register, please visit the Blackboard Basics event page.
Re/Play will be undergoing essential maintenance from 12:00am to 04:00am on Saturday 5th October. Extended downtime is not expected, however, access to Re/Play may be unavailable for brief periods during this time.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.