Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Student Tech Buzz 12/9-12/13

Student Tech Buzz 12/9-12/13


IC Department wants to remind student users:
  • Students will NOT see Spring courses until after all final exams have concluded.
  • Good luck on all of your exams, and enjoy your break! 
Voting for the Traveling Bb Support Moose's name begins!
After receiving a ton of fantastic names, it is finally time for the Traveling Bb Support Moose to enter into the final stages of receiving his/her name.

Please follow this link to go to the naming poll: Vote to give the Traveling Bb Support Moose a name 

The voting will be open until 12/21/2013

On 1/3/2014, the announcement will be made and the prize of $100 will be awarded to the user who came up with the winning name.

Contest rules are as follows:
  • Users are strongly encouraged not to vote for their own submission.
  • One vote per person.
  • Copyrighted and inappropriate names have been removed from the eligible name pool
Blackboard Seeking Feedback from SU Student Users

Blackboard has asked specifically for SU STUDENT feedback regarding a potential feature that would make gathering classroom resources easier for students.

If you have a moment to spare, please fill out the form at the following link:Blackboard's Thoughts on Bookstore.

When it comes to Blackboard, your voice matters! Your submissions are much appreciated.

Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 14
Upgrade Scedule:

In last week's Tech Buzz, we talked briefly about what student's can expect from Blackboard 9.1 SP 14.
 This week, we want you to know the maintenance schedule so all users who happen to log on over break are not caught off-guard.  No, Blackboard is not sipping delicious bottls of soda-pop on the shores of some tropical island during break. Yes, Blackboard will be inaccessible for a few days while the upgrades are installed.  The maintenance schedule is as follows:

On 12/22-12/24 Bb will be inaccessible while being upgraded to SP14


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