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New Blackboard Course Availability and Deletion Policy

Posted by on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in News.

Blackboard Support at the CFTThe Center for Teaching, as the administrative home for Blackboard, is announcing a new Course Availability and Deletion Policy for Blackboard.  This policy, recommended by Vanderbilt’s Blackboard implementation team and approved by the Blackboard Faculty Advisory Committee, is intended to reduce the amount of storage space Vanderbilt purchases annually from Blackboard, while also allowing most instructors to make use of Blackboard course copying tools to reuse materials from previous courses in new ones.

Following the new policy, on May 31, 2016, students will lose access to all courses offered Spring 2015 and earlier, and instructors will lose access to all courses offered Fall 2013 and earlier.  Please make personal copies of any needed course materials by May 20th.

For more details on the new policy and what it means for you, please read the full announcement on the Blackboard blog.




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