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Blackboard tests, surveys, pools, assignments and Turnitin assignments

Blackboard Assignment

A Blackboard assignment is a place where students can submit an assignment to either by uploading a file or typing a written submission. It is a digital assignment drop-box area and the first option to consider when marking online. Blackboard assignment features inline grading using Crocodoc. This allows annotations be to made on submitted documents.…

Rubric How-Tos

How to Create a Rubric  Click on Course Tools below the Control Panel of a course then click on Rubrics. On the Rubrics page, click on the ‘Create Rubric’ button. Enter a ‘Name’ for the Rubric. Enter a ‘description’ for the rubric to make it easier to associate it to relevant assignments. Since new rubrics default…

Assessments

Assessment is a vital part of any curriculum. On Blackboard this is broken down into three main categories. Tests, Surveys and Pools Tests, surveys and pools provide a way for instructors to assess students online. This may be used as summative assessments or revision. Certain question types will automatically be graded. This gives immediate on…

Turnitin Assignment

Turnitin assignments generate an originality report which check plagiarised against the Turnitin database for a submitted file. The originality report will give an overall percentage of how plagiarised the submitted document is then separate out where it find its sources. A Turnitin assignment could be used as formative assessment where one submission is final with…

Tests, Surveys and Pools

Tests and Surveys Tests and Surveys are a platform where various question types or pools of questions can be inserted. After being deployed, both Tests and Surveys will automatically create columns in the Grade Centre. The difference between Tests and Surveys is you are able to see what the participant of the Test has answered…

Guide to Mobile Tests

Guide from Faculty Guide to Mobile Tests For Blackboard Learn 9.1 Clients using Blackboard Mobile Learn 3.0 Introduction Who says test-taking (and test-making) can’t be fun? Clients using Blackboard Learn 9.1 that have installed version 3.0 of the Blackboard Mobile Web Services Building Block can now easily create mobile- compatible tests with a streamlined interface…

How to create a test

Question Types Calculated Formula A Calculated Formula question contains a formula with variables that change for each user. More Calculated Numeric A Calculated Numeric question asks the user to submit a numeric answer to a question. It resembles a Fill in the Blank question where the correct answer is a number. More Either/Or Either/Or questions…