Jan. 11, 2017—Vanderbilt will launch Brightspace as its primary course management system in summer 2017 replacing Blackboard, the university’s current system.
Dec. 15, 2016—The Blackboard support team at the Center for Teaching announces its holiday schedule to assist instructors preparing for spring courses.
Jul. 22, 2016—A new technology service secured by Vanderbilt Libraries will reduce the liability of faculty and students from unintentional misuse of copyrighted material.
Apr. 15, 2016—The Center for Teaching announces information for Blackboard users that includes upcoming demos by course management vendors, changes to the course availability and deletion policy, and a system upgrade.
Mar. 16, 2016—As the administrative home for Blackboard, the Center for Teaching is conducting an assessment in March to determine the extent to which Vanderbilt’s primary course management system is meeting the needs of campus users.
Sep. 30, 2015—DigitalVU will host the Center for Teaching's Stacey Johnson for an interactive tips-and-tricks seminar about getting the most out of this year's updated edition of Blackboard.
Sep. 23, 2015—Three educational videos on copyright law and policy that will help guide faculty, staff and students in using Blackboard and related technologies are now available.
Aug. 19, 2015—The Center for Teaching has launched a number of developments for the university’s course management system, including new features and new support options for instructors.
Jan. 7, 2015—A new streaming media tool integrated with Blackboard will enable faculty and students to upload, publish, search, create, re-use and share video with registered class members directly from within the course management system.
Dec. 16, 2014—Vanderbilt’s OAK course management system is being migrated from Vanderbilt servers to Blackboard servers. The system will be unavailable Dec. 21-22, and access to some courses will be limited in December.
Nov. 3, 2014—Later this year, Vanderbilt’s localized version of Blackboard’s course management system, OAK, will move from on-campus Vanderbilt servers to off-campus Blackboard servers.