Category: OAKS

SERVICE: OAKS to the Cloud Migration

IMPACT: OAKS, Learning Management System DATE: Thursday, May 11 – Friday May 12 TIME: May 11, 8:00am – May 12, 8:00am The College is working with our OAKS vendor, Desire2Learn, to reschedule the previously postponed migration of OAKS, the College’s learning management system, from an on-premises environment to the cloud. The new migration date has…Continue Reading SERVICE: OAKS to the Cloud Migration

SERVICE: OAKS, Learning Management System

SERVICE: OAKS, Learning Management System IMPACT: Access to OAKS course content DATE: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 TIME:  6:00am-6:05am OVERVIEW: Information Technology will need to preform emergency maintenance on a fileshare server tomorrow morning, Wednesday, April 12 beginning at 6:00am, that will result in OAKS course content being unavailable for just a few minutes.  All service…Continue Reading SERVICE: OAKS, Learning Management System

Critical Microsoft Security Update

SERVICE: Critical Microsoft Security Update IMPACT: IT will be applying a critical Microsoft security patch on servers that will affect the applications listed below.  These applications will experience intermittent disruptions in service. DATE: Saturday, April 18, 2015 TIME: 8:00 AM thru 12:00 PM OVERVIEW: A critical Microsoft remote exploit security patch (MS15-034) has been released and will be applied to affected Information Technology Production servers this Saturday, April…Continue Reading Critical Microsoft Security Update

New Course Display Feature in OAKS

A new feature is available in the OAKS My Courses widget that will make it easier to access your courses. You can now display courses by specific semesters, such as Spring 2015, and by your role (Instructor, Content Assistant, Student, etc). As a result, you’ll be able to find your current courses more quickly and easily….Continue Reading New Course Display Feature in OAKS

OAKS Maintenance

SERVICE: OAKS Service Pack Upgrade IMPACT: Access to OAKS will be unavailable during this maintenance window. DATE: Friday, March 6th TIME: 9:30am – 11:30am OVERVIEW: On Friday, March 6th from 9:30am-11:30am, Information Technology will perform a Service Pack upgrade to OAKS. All services will be restored by 11:30am. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: IT publishes all scheduled maintenance on…Continue Reading OAKS Maintenance

Brightspace: Desire2Learn’s Integrated Learning Platform

The College of Charleston’s Learning Management System, OAKS, is the ‘integrated learning platform’ provided by Desire2Learn. During the Desire2Learn user’s conference this summer, D2L announced that the LMS has a new name: Brightspace. Even though we’ll still refer to it as OAKS on campus, please be aware that text book publishers may use Brightspace and Desire2Learn…Continue Reading Brightspace: Desire2Learn’s Integrated Learning Platform

TLT Summer Series Training Schedule

Teaching, Learning and Technology, TLT, is excited to announce that the TLT Summer Blockbuster Training Series has begun. TLT will offer a summer packed full of training (80+ sessions) on a wide variety of educational technology tools, including but not limited to VoiceThread, Polleverywhere, Kaltura, OAKS, iPad apps and more! For a full list of training opportunities and…Continue Reading TLT Summer Series Training Schedule

OAKS and Banner Classlist Update

IT has been actively working to correct the synchronization issues between Banner and OAKS cross-listed courses (combining multiple sections of the same course into one OAKS shell). Thorough testing between Information Technology and the Registrar’s Office yielded successful results between Banner and OAKS Version 10.3. OAKS will be upgraded to Version 10.3 on May 9th….Continue Reading OAKS and Banner Classlist Update

OAKS Scheduled Maintenance

SERVICE: OAKS (College’s Learning Management System) IMPACT: OAKS will be unavailable during the upgrade for all faculty, staff, and students. OAKS will be completely  inaccessible during this time. Please plan accordingly. DATE: May 9, 2014 TIME: OAKS will be unavailable during the entire day on May 9, 2014 OVERVIEW: On May 9th, OAKS will be unavailable while it undergoes an…Continue Reading OAKS Scheduled Maintenance