ACT NOW – Last Week for retrieving WebCT content

THIS IS YOUR LAST WEEK TO RETRIEVE CONTENT FROM WEBCT

Any class materials that are still needed from WebCT need to be saved or migrated into Blackboard before 11:00pm on Saturday, May 28th!   If you have not moved your content from WebCT CE8 yet, now is the time to do so. WebCT’s official retirement date is almost here and we are working hard to ensure that you are prepared.

What do I have to do? 

  • All summer and fall 2011 courses have been loaded into Blackboard and are ready for you to begin development on your course materials.
  • Faculty will be able to access their course materials and create backups until May 28, 2011 at 11:00pm.  After that date, all materials will need to be in BB9.1 and access to WebCT for faculty will cease.
  • If you are not teaching this summer or fall (or if you need additional development spaces), you are encouraged to contact webcthelp@valenciacc.edu for each course you would like to migrate from WebCT CE to Blackboard LearnIn the event of grade disputes, Valencia system administrators will be able to assist you in recovering your data and helping you to access the required information to investigate the dispute.

What if I don’t teach my courses currently in WebCT until after Summer? 

  • All future courses (regardless of instructional method) will be loaded into Blackboard.
  • If you are not teaching this summer it’s important to request a development spaces for each course you would like to migrate from WebCT CE to Blackboard Learn by contacting webcthelp@valenciacc.edu prior to losing access to WebCT.
  • Faculty will be able to access their course materials and create backups until May 28, 2011 at 11:00pm.  After that date, all materials will need to be in BB9.1 and access to WebCT for faculty will cease.

How do I move my content from WebCT to Blackboard?   

We have prepared resources to help you with this simple process.  The actual migration from WebCT to Blackboard can be accomplished using the following tutorial:

What if I don’t know if migration is right for me?

What if I missed the ABC’s of Blackboard Webinars? Watch them now!

How do I access WebCT through May 28th?

Remember:  Faculty can access WebCT only until May 28, 2011 at 11:00pm.  The link is available from the http://online.valenciacc.edu homepage located at the bottom of the screen.  Students should no longer have access to WebCT.

WebCT Access in Online Course Page

 We realize that this transition has been a major challenge over the past year.  With your continued support and cooperation we will successfully complete this migration.



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