Windows 8 Campus Presentation 10/17/12): Summary: Windows 8 is Windows 7 at its core, but implements a new user interface. The presentation focused mainly on Win8’s strong implementation of touch controls and the emphasis on the use of tablets. See below for some bullet points from the presentation: >Locksreen: Displays useful information such as amount [...]
If a person is an instructor, TA, or course builder in a course, but does not see a Control Panel below the course menu, have them try toggling the Edit Mode switch in the upper right corner of the course page.
Instructors can only be added by the registrar, or by the department through the registrar’s Banner system. If someone needs to be listed as an instructor in a course, and they will be having grading responsibilities in Banner, then they will need to work with the registrar or with their department administrator who has access [...]
Unavailable courses are hidden to students, but are accessible to Instructors, TA’s, and Course Builders. Courses are created as “unavailable” by default. Unavailable courses are denoted by a red “X” to the left of their Course ID in the System Admin -> Courses area. Here is an example of what that looks like. Instructors, TA’s, [...]
Helpline agents can tell if a course is available or not by taking the following steps: Login to Bb. Click on the “System Admin” tab, then click on “Courses” Search for the course using course id and/or CRN. Course name, or instructor’s NetID are not as accurate. Confirm that the results match the CRN/Course ID [...]
Students reporting problems accessing a course or materials should be told to contact their instructors immediately. A typical exchange might go like this: Client: “My course isn’t in Blackboard.” Agent: “What is the course ID (or CRN) for the course? Who is the instructor for the course? If you cannot see your course listed when [...]
This article was written to help clarify any misunderstandings that might arise when using bartbackup. Bartbackup is a simple script that was created to make mounting failing drives on Ubuntu Linux slightly easier by providing menus, rather than requiring a user to remember various commands. Concepts to understand: a Source_Drive is the drive you are [...]
The ~snapshot directory was a NetApp construct that allowed users to browse backups created of their files created in the H drive (hcwebdav). It does not exist under Windows Server, which is what UVM has migrated to. Apple currently has no plans to create a “previous versions” client for the Mac at this time. As a [...]