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Batch Upload Questions into a Quiz

Questions can be authored offline in a specially formatted text file and uploaded into Tests, Surveys, and Question Pools. Once uploaded, questions can be edited and used like questions that have been authored in…

Create an Assignment

This QuickStart will demonstrate how to create an assignment that students may use to submit files, download files sent by students, and grade the assignments.

Creating a Survey

Surveys are useful for polling, evaluations, and random checks of knowledge. They function in the same way as Tests and offer most of the same options. Survey questions are not assigned a point value and…

Creating a Test/Quiz

The Test feature creates and organizes tests/quizzes and surveys. Results from a quiz can be graded and recorded in the online Grade Center feature of Blackboard.

Grading Assignments

When you create an assignment, a column is added automatically to the Grade Center. An assignment that has been submitted, but not graded, is indicated with an exclamation mark—the needs grading icon.

Pool Manager

The Pool Manager feature allows instructors to store questions for repeated use. Pools are course specific; although pools from other courses can be imported.

SafeAssign Disclaimer

What is SafeAssign? SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered through Blackboard @ F&M, the College's course management system. This service helps educators prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers. In addition to…

SafeAssign Getting Started

SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard.View the SafeAssign Disclaimer

Setting Options for a Survey

Once a survey has been created, you will have the option of setting a deployment date to make it available to students and the Content Area (Course Information, Course Documents, Assignments, etc.) in which the…

Setting Options for a Test/Quiz

Once a test has been created, you will have the option of setting a deployment date to make it available to students and the Content Area (Course Information, Course Documents, Assignments, etc.) in which the…

Using Assignments

This QuickStart will demonstrate how students may use assignments to send files to their professor.

Using SafeAssign

SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard.