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RESOLVED: Not Able to Open Feedback Attachments

Updated: We have resolved this issue. For reference, though, the original post follows.

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Blackboard Tip: See Comments on Assignment Submissions

While reviewing assignment submissions, you may want some more “screen space” to see the document or instructor comments. Here’s how to show a list of comments on a document and how to collapse the course menu to give you more

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How to Upload and Download Files to an iPad

MCC INFO instructor Michael Williams made the following guide to help his students taking a Microsoft Office course who wanted to use an iPad to access Blackboard and post their files.

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Blackboard Tip: Edit Notification Settings

Blackboard shows notifications in the global nav, AKA the menu you see by clicking on your name in the upper right corner. You may want to edit how, where, and for what courses these notifications appear. Here’s how to edit

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Blackboard Q & A: How do students see their feedback?

I’ve decided to post, from time to time, direct questions (and, I hope!, their answers) MCC Blackboard users have sent me. If you have a question, please send it acgarrison@mccneb.edu and I’ll be happy to answer it here on the

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Blackboard Quick Tip: Use Return Receipts when Sending Emails

We’re still looking into this, but, from what I can see, there’s just one little, easy-to-miss setting in the Send Email tool that allows you to see who you actually sent your email to (it doesn’t appear in the “to”

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Blackboard Quick Tip: Fix a Hidden Grade Center Scroll Bar (Mac-Only Issue)

I, unfortunately, don’t have direct use of any Apple hardware, so it’s hard for me to troubleshoot without being able to get my hands dirty, as it were. But I have heard one or two reports of instructors not being

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Blackboard Tip: Troubleshooting Issues with IE

MCC Blackboard users have reported some issues on various screens within the system while using Internet Explorer as their web browser. Here are some tips to help fix those issues.

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Blackboard Tip: Use Internet Explorer on a MCC Computer

Internet Explorer 10 and 11 are among our Blackboard Learn supported browsers. But there’s an issue with on-campus MCC computers that’s causing some trouble with IE. Here’s how to fix it.

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Select MCC Summer Courses Offered in Blackboard Learn

This summer, a small group of MCC online students and faculty will have the opportunity to help shape our new learning management system.

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How to Use Office 365

MCC students use Office 365 to access their college email accounts, but students and faculty alike can use the browser-based software service to store and share documents in the cloud.

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