Some students at Bryant & Stratton College will have a short commute to their graduation ceremony: All they need to do is turn on their home computers. On June 10, approximately 40 students in the institution’s online-degree program will sign on to Second Life, a three-dimensional virtual world, where they will watch computer simulations of [...]
Monthly Archive for May, 2009
A Reaffirmation of Why I Became an Educator By GINA GRECO "Impersonal, disconnected, and unfulfilling." That is how I would have answered if you asked me 10 years ago what I thought of online teaching. As a teacher, I feed off the energy of the crowd and thrive on exciting and entertaining my students to [...]
Jane Malan and Bill Reed are cousins in deception. They infiltrate online courses and secretly collect information about students by blending in with them. She comes off as a clever thirty-something, with a photo that shows strong features. He poses as a silent twenty-something with some skill at fishing — his photo depicts him holding [...]
The Blackboard services will be unavailable on Saturday May 16, 2009 from 6:00am through 12 midnight. There will be some maintenance performed on the university’s data center on Saturday evening, and this maintenance will have an impact on the availability of the Blackboard servers. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.
Today at 12:45ish we have noticed that Blackboard servers are slowly responding to users. We beleve this is due to a load problem. We are now checking into the problem for further issues. Most users have reported the issues disappearing after about 1:10PM.
No known issues with Blackboard.