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Data Dictionary mobile support

Continuous Delivery BRS 1.0 | Release to Production 25 June 2020
Updated features, Data Dictionary

The Entry List and Entity Relationship Diagrams are updated to be accessible on smaller devices, like smartphones and tablets.


Reporting tab

Continuous Delivery BRS 1.0 | Release to Production 25 June 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

A new Reporting tab has been added to the Blackboard Data UI. This where users will see all the reports they have available and where we will be adding new reports in the future. This view includes the name of the report, as well as the primary and secondary questions the report helps answer.

More on reporting


Collaboration Session Activity report

Continuous Delivery BRS 1.0 | Release to Production 25 June 2020
New features, Reporting

This feature is only available to participants of the Blackboard Data Insider Program. For more information about the program & eligibility, please visit Blackboard Data Insider Program.

The new Collaboration Session Activity report allows users to see who accesses their collaboration tool sessions and when they are accessing them. The initial release of this report helps users understand:

  • How many rooms are currently active?
  • How many sessions were launched per day in a given date range?
  • How much time do users spend in sessions?
  • How many users attend sessions?

Date Filtering

  • Range 1 is the main date range that is shown on the metrics and visualizations. Users can select any length starting with the same day.
  • Range 2 is the comparative date range, used to compare with Range 1. The percentage changes on the numeric (Level 1) metrics are calculated by comparing Range 1 to Range 2.
  • We recommend selecting date ranges of the same length for accurate comparisons.

Export to CSV

Users can export the data from the "Number of sessions launched by date" chart into CSV format for external consumption.

More on the Collaboration Session Activity report


Canonical Data Model changes in BRS 1.0

Continuous Delivery BRS 1.0 | Release to Production 25 June 2020
Updated features, CDM Changes

Blackboard Learn SaaS CD Releases
Date (YYY-MM-DD) Status Entry Source Description
2020-05-20 Added CDM_LMS.ATTENDANCE.ROLE   Canonical attendance role
2020-05-20 Added CDM_LMS.ATTENDANCE.ROLE_SOURCE_CODE COLLAB.APOLLO_ATTENDEE.ROLE Enum code of the collaboration tool attendee role
2020-05-20 Added CDM_LMS.ATTENDANCE.ROLE_SOURCE_DESC COLLAB.APOLLO_ATTENDEE.ROLE Description of the collaboration tool attendee role
2020-05-20 Added CDM_LMS.GRADEBOOK.DUE_TIME LEARN.GRADEBOOK_MAIN.DUE_DATE Due date for gradable item
2020-04-01 Added CDM_LMS.TOOL.PLUGIN_HANDLE LEARN.PLUGINS.HANDLE Plugin handle name