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Scheduled Service Change: New Box Viewer App to Replace Crocodocs as Blackboard Inline Grading Tool

Event:
2018-01-02 16:30:00
Expected Duration:
2018-01-03 04:30:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
From January 2, 2018, at 4:30pm to January 3, 2018, at 4:30am, the new Box Viewer application will replace Crocodocs as the Blackboard inline grading tool. Crocodocs was acquired by Box.com, and will be retired (end-of-life) on January 15, 2018.
User Impact:
After the change, the new Box Viewer application will be available for inline grading, and older documents annotated with Crocodocs will be converted into PDFs.
Services Affected:
Learning Technologies
Subsites Affected:
Blackboard
Full Description:
The current Blackboard inline grading tool, Crocodocs, was acquired by another vendor and is being retired (end-of-life) on Monday, January 15, 2018. Crocodocs was acquired by Box.com over a year ago, and the company has discontinued support for this product. As a result, the new Box Viewer application will be made available in Blackboard to display and annotate assignment files that students upload. This change will occur from Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 4:30pm to Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 4:30am.

Please contact the Center for Teaching Innovation with any questions or for additional information at acadtech@cornell.edu.
CIT TDX ID:
CRQ000001022755



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
The current Blackboard inline grading tool, Crocodocs, was acquired by another vendor and is being retired (end-of-life) on Monday, January 15, 2018. Crocodocs was acquired by Box.com over a year ago, and the company has discontinued support for this product. As a result, the new Box Viewer application will be made available in Blackboard to display and annotate assignment files that students upload. This change will occur from Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 4:30pm to Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at 4:30am. Please contact the Center for Teaching Innovation with any questions or for additional information at acadtech@cornell.edu. 2017-12-21 13:41:55