1st June 2011
The new VLE, Blackboard Learn, is accessible to all Ulster staff at http://blackboard.ulster.ac.uk with semester one modules available. Staff can now prepare their courses in Blackboard Learn for teaching in September 2011. All other semesters (except semester 3) will be available for Friday 17th June 2011. Please don’t make any changes to these courses in WebCT, wait until they are migrated over to Blackboard Learn.
The delivery of Ulster staff training is ongoing on a school basis. It is important to attend the training to find out how to prepare you migrated course for teaching and about possible course enhancement opportunities. Open sessions and Drop In Clinics will be available on all four campuses from the 22nd August. Information about the different types of training and a calendar of all training events can be accessed from the Blackboard Learn Information Point (http://www.ulster.ac.uk/bbinfo).
Technical helpdesk support for Blackboard Learn is now available using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Alan Masson
Head of Technology Facilitated Learning