TTU Blackboard Course Implemented Archival and Restoration Policies
Blackboard Learn 9.1
(Current version of Blackboard)
Blackboard Learn 9.1 courses can be archived from the "live" Blackboard server one year after the end of the semester in which it is taught per the TTU Blackboard Archival Policy (i.e. a Fall 2013 course would become eligible for archival on December 31, 2014.) Archived course content can be restored to Blackboard Learn 9.1 with approval from the requestor's department. Please see the Restoration Instructions below for more information. Faculty members and instructors who wish to request an exception to the archival policy for a specific course may work with their college's designee to initiate the exception request.
Blackboard CE 8
(Previous version of Blackboard)
All Blackboard CE8 courses have been archived per the TTU Blackboard Archival Policy. Archived course content can be restored into Blackboard Learn 9.1 with approvals from the requestor's department. Please see the Restoration Instructions below for more information.
Restoration Instructions for Learn 9.1 and CE 8
Faculty members who wish to request a restoration of a course that has been archived should work with their college's designee as listed below to initiate the course restoration approval. Please be prepared to give that designee the full course title as it was listed in Blackboard, e.g. 201627-ABCD-1234-001. Your course cannot be identified or restored without the term, subject, number, and section! Once approved, restoration of a course may take up to five business days. Please note that only the course materials are restored – student data is not included in the restoration.
College Designee Serving as Blackboard Archival Contacts
- College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources – Cindy Akers
- College of Architecture – Clifton Ellis
- College of Arts and Sciences – Randy McBee
- College of Education – Robin Lock
- College of Engineering – Audra Morse
- College of Human Sciences – Lynn Huffman
- College of Media and Communication – Todd Chambers
- College of Visual and Performing Arts – Keith Dye
- Honors College – Aliza Wong
- Rawls College of Business – Debbie Laverie
- School of Law – Stephen Black
- TTU Libraries – Denise Caspell
- University Studies – Marcus Tanner
If you have any questions, please feel free to work with your college designee to initiate a restoration. Contact TTU Blackboard Support at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have other questions about this process.
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