The following features have been enhanced with the most recent upgrade to Blackboard, which was completed on December 20, 2013.
- Tests and Surveys - More options for giving student feedback, detailed test access logs to verify reported test-taking issues, and new test availability settings are among the updates to Blackboard tests and surveys.
- Discussion Boards - Inline response features and improved thread visibility are highlights of the improved discussion board.
- Achievements - Faculty can now issue rewards to students with the Achievements tool and students can monitor their own progress toward meeting criteria/obtaining Achievements.
- Retention Center - Replacing the Early Warning System, the Retention Center lets faculty monitor student performance and easily identify at-risk students.
If you have any questions about the upgrade, contact ITS by phone at 618-650-5500 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is located at http://www.siue.edu/its/bb/upgrades.shtml