Following the decision to cancel face-to-face instruction, here’s what the university is doing to make the transition.
Single Sign-On reportedly went down around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Information Technology is working on fixing the log-in issues.
The first week at Long Beach State saw an array of Beachboard malfunctions and crashes, but the university’s technology officials seemed to have finally found a solution to the problems. According to Shawna Dark, associate vice president of Academic Technology, the deleted Beachboard content was caused by user errors during[Read More…]
Students and professors scrambled to access their classes and syllabi for the first few hours of fall semester as Beachboard experienced interruptions Monday. The site had inconsistent availability through campus networks by early evening. Since 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Beachboard services are back up. According to the the office of Min[Read More…]
Students logging onto Beachboard may have noticed a small change in the website’s interface last week. Academic technology services replaced the “LB” with “CSULB” logo in the top left corner of the website March 5, bolding the last two letters of the acronym, CSULB. The Long Beach State modified old-English[Read More…]
After Cal State Long Beach announced in October of last year that officials would be revamping BeachBoard, students were expecting much more than they received. BeachBoard has been the website students have been going to get and turn in assignments for six years, according to university director of academic technologies[Read More…]
Ever since the new BeachBoard design came out, I’ve been keeping a shameful secret around the newsroom: I love the update. I like the brighter colors, the modern bubbly shapes of the classes and I love, and I do mean love, that little bell in the top right corner. I[Read More…]
A laptop is undeniably one of the most important tools college students utilize in their day-to-day activities. From checking syllabi on BeachBoard to streaming Parks and Recreation in between study sessions, laptops have become almost a necessity for efficiently completing academic and professional tasks. One bleak finals season, I was[Read More…]
After ringing in a new year, students will ring in the spring semester with an updated BeachBoard platform, intended to improve mobile access. According to Jonathan Huer, director of instructional technology support, the new platform’s main change is a responsive interface that allows students to navigate BeachBoard by scaling the[Read More…]
Hate speech became the recurring topic of contention during the Associated Students Inc. Senate meeting on Wednesday. In light of the racial slurs vandalised on a stall in the men’s bathroom and death threats made to La Raza Student Association, ASI senators have begun writing a reactionary resolution to address[Read More…]