Blackboard Learn Version and Integration Information

Below you'll find information about the current status of our Blackboard Learn LMS.

Last Modified: 2017-12-28

Version Information

Ashland University has been using Blackboard Learn as the primary LMS since Summer Term, 2015, with a small pilot group starting in Spring 2015.

Blackboard Learn Version: Release 3300.0.1-rel.61+f9847e0 (SaaS), installed December, 2017

Next Scheduled Upgrade: Three times annually as part of SaaS model. Upgrades will no longer require system downtime.

Historical Versions:

  1. Jan. 2015, version: 9.1.201404.160205 (Initial Version)
  2. August 2015, version 9.1.201410.160373
  3. May 2016, version 9.1.201510.1171621
  4. December 2016, version 3100.0.0-rel.107+401e22b
  5. December 2017, SaaS 3300.0.1-rel.61+f9847e0

Building Block Information

Building Blocks are third-party software plug-ins that integrate with Blackboard and expand it's functionality. Below are the current Building Blocks installed and active:

NAME

VENDOR

VERSION

INFORMATION

Basic LTI tools

OSCELOT

3.2.3

Integrations using LTI (some textbooks and external publisher tools.)

Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard Inc.

3300.0.1-rel.61+f9847e0 

Collaborate Integration (old version, used now for access to old recordings)

Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Blackboard Inc.

3300.0.1-rel.61+f9847e0

Collaborate Integration (current version)

Cengage Learning MindLinks™

Blackboard Inc.

1.101.201604310

Publisher Content

Etutoring-SSO

CTDLC

1.3.2

Link to ETutoring System

Javascript Hacks Tool

Oscelot

1.0.5

HTML and Display Customization Tool

Kaltura Integration

Kaltura Inc

5.1.062

Kaltura Video Integration

LiveText

LiveText

1.1.3

LiveText Integration

McGraw-Hill Connect and Create

Blackboard Inc.

2.4.2017020074

Publisher Content

Online Attendance

Hardin-Simmons University

2.4.0

Attendance Tool

Pearson's MyLab & Mastering

Blackboard Inc.

3.201.2017020601

Publisher Content

Qwickly

Qwickly

4.0.1

Attendance and Google Doc Integration

Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus Inc

3.5.0

Test Monitoring

SafeAssign

Blackboard Inc.

3300.0.1-rel.61+f9847e0

Plagiarism Detection

Software Secure

Software Secure

2.0.0

Test Monitoring

Tweak

Queensland University of Technology  

3.1.9

Design Customization Tool

WileyPLUS Integration by Blackboard

Blackboard Inc.

2.1.201604543

Publisher Content

York Data Source Key Tool

University of York

2.2.2

System Administration Tool for Troubleshooting Colleague Integration