In recognition that some programs commence earlier than the configured Higher Education semester two calendar, ITS will commence early activation of all Semester Two Blackboard course shells associated with the following RMIT Programs.
DP003 Diploma of Commerce,
GD052 Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety,
MC138 Master of Applied Science (Chinese Herbal Medicine),
MC024 Master of Applied Science (Acupuncture) and
All Associate Degree programs (coded AD###)
As a result of this relevant students and staff will be able to access Course shell content in the above Programs from Monday, 27th June.
If you have any queries, please contact the Service and Support Centre.
To keep an eye on the time and duration of planned maintenance works, please visit the IT service status page.
Got a question about anything IT? Search our blog posts or put it to the community via RMIT's myCommunity.
Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the implementation of Blackboard’s Guest Role for all current and past Course shells that will allow Instructors to grant guest read only access to their Blackboard content.
Blackboard’s Guest role can be assigned to existing RMIT Blackboard users to allow them access to view course materials such as Learning Resources, Announcements, Blackboard Collaborate sessions, and Course Contacts. Further details about Blackboard's Guest role are available viaBlackboard Help.
Instructions for assigning/accessing the Guest role can be accessed via
As part of routine system maintenance, ITS is cleaning-up old and unused Blackboard Collaborate recordings commencing Friday 10 June 2016.
ITS will permanently delete all Collaborate recordings created prior to 1 January 2014 unless they have been downloaded between 1 January 2014 and 1 May 2016. If you would like to retain your Collaborate recording/s, please refer to the Bb Collaborate download user guide (accessible when logged in with your RMIT Google account) for information on how to download your content to your desktop or local drive.
Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce that the Blackboard Notifications function is now available.
This means that you can now receive system alerts and emails when events occur in your Blackboard courses. This includes when assignments are ready for grading (available to instructors only), when new content and tests are available, and where there are new discussion or blogs available.
Where can you find these notifications?
Both instructors and students can access these notifications from:
Your myBlackboard Updates (https://en-us.help.blackboard.com/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/030_Nav_My_Blackboard/Updates) and Posts (https://en-us.help.blackboard.com/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Student/030_Nav_My_Blackboard/Posts) pages.
In Blackboard's Notifications Dashboard (https://en-us.help.blackboard.com/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Instructor/070_Notifications/030_Notifications_Dashboard)
Check your email inbox for your Daily Email Digest.
If you prefer, you can customise your Notification settings using the Notifications Dashboard (https://en-us.help.blackboard.com/Learn/9.1_2014_04/Instructor/070_Notifications/030_Notifications_Dashboard).
If you have any queries, please contact the Service and Support Centre (www.rmit.edu.au/its/ithelp).
To keep an eye on the time and duration of planned maintenance works, please visit the IT service status page (www.rmit.edu.au/its/servicestatus).
Got a question about anything IT? Search our blog posts or put it to the IT community. Visit the myTechCommunity (https://community.its.rmit.edu.au/).