Blackboard known issue: Status bar in tests may float and cover test questions.
A ticket with Blackboard was opened to find a solution.

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The Respondus LockDown browser building block will be updated on August 29, 2015 at 11:01PM-11:59PM Central Time. Following the update, a rolling restart of servers is required, in which you may experience performance issues for a brief time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Help Desk.

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Blackboard Learn Upgrade is Complete:
There are several new features available to
instructors. See what is new on the
Bb enhancements page.

The YouTube Mashup tool is working properly now.

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- Extend test time
- Copy an existing Bb course
- Section merge request
- Submit grades using Bb
- TAMU-CC course designations

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Turnitin Direct for Blackboard: A plug-in that provides a more Blackboard-like experience for delivering Turnitin Originality Checking and GradeMark services has been integrated into Blackboard. For more information - visit the Turnitin page.

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Blackboard Student App

Bb Student app is Blackboard's newest mobile solution that helps students react quickly to their changing course needs, while learning to plan for the future. Search for and download "Bb student" app.

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Enrolling in Online Courses/Degrees

Enrolling in online courses is the same as for the regular "in class" courses. Students must be already admitted to the university. 

Course delivery method is listed under the "Instructional Method" column in the semester schedule, e.g. online, web-enhanced, blended, etc. View the schedule and register for courses at

To see what degrees are available online go to TAMU-CC Online Degrees.

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Certificates program
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The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Certificates program is offered to support instructors as they integrate technologies in their courses to improve instruction and provide students with highly engaging learning experiences as well as flexible scheduling. Enroll and find out more about options offered at

Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies CHANGEcasts

Amy Carter Discusses Online Learning: ChangeCAST

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Esther Pais Discusses
Using Bb Learning Management System

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Dr. Magesh Thiyagarajan and his Students Discuss Online Learning

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Dr. Steven Brown Discusses the Need for Quality Online Instruction

 See all ChangeCasts at ODELT YouTube Channel

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 Login to the Central Authentication Service (CAS) to have access to Blackboard and other services available. 

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MS Office 365 
Free to all TAMU-CC users

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WebEx has a new look
Overview - User Guide - Cheatsheet

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- Students
- Instructors

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Blackboard Mobile Learn

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Find us Get in Touch Stay Connected
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and Learning Technologies  

Phone: 361-825-2122  
Fax: 361-825-3666 

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi,
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5779,
Corpus Christi, TX, 78412 -5779
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