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Blackboard

Blackboard: Creating Assignments

Creating Assignments If you are grading student submitted files, the assignments tool saves time. When you create an assignment using the assignments tool, a Grade Center column is created automatically. From the Grade Center or Needs Grading page, you can see who has submitted their work. You can use the inline viewer and grade submissions
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Blackboard: Using SafeAssign

Blackboard Safe Assignment SafeAssign allows you to compare submitted assignments against a set of academic papers to identify areas of overlap between the submitted assignment and existing works. It employs a unique text-matching algorithm capable of detecting exact and inexact matches between an assignment text and source material. SafeAssign is used to prevent plagiarism and
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Blackboard: Creating Online Tests & MCQs

Creating Online Tests & MCQs
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Blackboard: Managing Tests In-Class

The information below should assist instructors to manage in-class tests taken via their module on Blackboard. It is important to issue specific instructions to students prior to them taking the test and to ensure that they understand what is expected of them before, during and after the test.
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Blackboard: Using Peer Assessment

Using Peer Assessment (WebPA) Introduction The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines to staff members in using WebPA, a peer assessment tool which is integrated with the Blackboard LMS. All WebPA activities can be managed through a Blackboard assessment. User and Group data along with Grades can be transferred between WebPA and Blackboard. Background
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Blackboard: Using Rubrics

Using Rubrics for Assessment A rubric is an assessment tool listing evaluation criteria for an assignment. A rubric divides the assigned work into parts and provides clear descriptions of the characteristics of the work associated with each part, at varying levels of skill. You can use a rubric to communicate the assignment requirements and acceptable
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Blackboard: Using Badges

Using Badges (Achievements) Instructors can create opportunities for you to earn recognition for your accomplishments. These opportunities are called achievements. When you complete them, you earn a reward in the form of badges and certificates. You can see which rewards you've earned and what is required to receive more rewards. You will have insight into

Blackboard: Bb Grader App

Using Bb Grader App for Assessment Blackboard Grader App provides teachers with a mobile solution to conveniently measure student success anytime, anywhere. With Bb Grader, teachers use their iPads to review, provide feedback, and ultimately grade submitted Blackboard Learn assignments from within the app. Features  
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Blackboard: Leaderboards in the LMS

Gamification in education involves the use of game-like mechanics in educational contexts, often using points, badges and leaderboards (Points, Badges and Leaderboards) to leverage students natural competitiveness and to motivate greater engagement. I have been looking at gamification a lot recently, and at ways in which it can be included in Blackboard modules in The
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Blackboard: Using the Grade Centre

Blackboard: Using the Grade Centre Every module has a Grade Center. The Grade Center is only visible to the instructor/marker roles within Blackboard. It is a central area where students grades can be collected, exported and distributed to students. It can dynamically store MCQ test results and assignments. It allows you to calculate grades and

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