August 25, 2003

Bollixed technology

First day of classes. I’m not on campus, because I’m not teaching and I know parking would be a nightmare, even without half of the central parking lots being torn up or otherwise in chaos.

On Friday afternoon, the tech gurus at USF finally finished their upgrading of the on-line courseware package, Blackboard, to the new version. Of course, that left 3 days for faculty to upload information to their course, after two weeks of unavailability. That, and a few things just aren’t working right, like the program I use to create and upload quizzes to course pages. I’d be able to use a workaround if only the server weren’t slowed by everyone else’s trying to do the same thing...

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Posted in Teaching on August 25, 2003 1:04 PM |