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Social Learning Tools Release Notes: July 2014

Release Basics

Building Blocks Names: Software Updates, Cloud Profiles, Social Profiles and Tools

Latest Version:

  • 3.8.8 for 9.1 Service Pack (SP) 12
  • 3.7.8 for 9.1 SP 10 and SP 11

Launch Date: July 2, 2014

License Requirement: None

Minimum Learn Version

Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 10

Versions and Installation Order

The building blocks listed below are a recommended update for the Enhanced Profiles functionality, but they are not required. However, they are required in order for Course Delivery Only licenses to have full access to Social Profiles and Tools.

The building blocks will be released through Software Updates on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 12 p.m. US Eastern (GMT -4). A new version of Software Updates, Cloud Profiles, and Social Profiles and Tools will appear as building block updates in the Software Updates module within 24 hours. If needed, the building blocks may also be downloaded from Behind the Blackboard.

Install the released building blocks in the following order:

  1. Software Updates:
    • Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 10 and SP 11 version 3.7.8
    • Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 12 and later version 3.8.8 or higher
  2. Cloud Profiles Building Block:
    • Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 10 and SP 11 version 3.7.8
    • Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 12 and later version 3.8.8 or higher
  3. Social Profiles and Tools Building Block:
    • Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 10 and SP 11 version 3.7.8
    • Blackboard Learn 9.1 SP 12 and later version 3.8.8 or higher

Blackboard Learn Requirements

The update requires the following platforms, including the stated minimum Cumulative Updates (CU). The linked resources are available in English only.

Resolved Issues

  • Login page is calling Cloud Profile API without a logged in user, causing excessive logging in bb-services-log.txt
  • Cloud Profiles displays text in Polish.  
  • Failed xpLor launches should return user to the LMS
  • Error stack trace no longer displayed in Cloud Management and Software Updates modules in some Learn instances upon Software Updates Building Block installation.

Download

Download the Social Learning Tools.