Scheduled Blackboard Outage: May 27-30, 2016
Last updated: 3/24/2016, 4:30 PM
A minor upgrade is scheduled to be performed to the Blackboard Learn System over Memorial Day Weekend. The upgrade is expected to begin at 5:00 AM on Friday, May 27, 2016 and will complete by 5:00 AM on Monday, May 30, 2016. The Blackboard Learn System (http://webcourses.niu.edu) will be UNAVAILABLE during this time.
The latest version of Blackboard Learn, 9.1 October 2014 Release, will introduce several new exciting features, including:
- Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: Completely redesigned web conferencing platform featuring high quality audio and video with a modern, streamlined interface
- Goal Performance Dashboard: Track student performance on Goals (learning outcomes) that are mapped to course assessments
To learn more about the upcoming features, please visit www.niu.edu/blackboard/upgrade