LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
March 27, 2020
Beginning in Fall 2020, the College of Education will no longer use LiveText, the college's assessment and e-portfolio system. Grand Valley State University is adopting a central assessment system, Blackboard Learn, which will be offered to students beginning in 2020-2021 at no additional cost. So what does all of this mean for users?
Directions for Downloading files from LiveText are available on our website. Please be aware that LiveText does not have a mechanism to download all of an account’s data at one time, so you will need to download your files one at a time. If you run into any technical difficulties, please contact the LiveText helpdesk at 800-331-5656 or email email@example.com
For faculty and course instructors, Winter 2020 assessments will still be completed through LiveText. Students are not required to have purchased LiveText for Winter 2020 in order for faculty to complete existing course assessments. The College of Education will transition to Blackboard Learn during Spring/Summer 2020. Some assessments and program portfolios will need to be revised, and the college will work with program coordinators to accommodate these changes.
This information was emailed to faculty and students connected to College of Education courses.