Blackboard now has Grade Display Standardization. This standardizes the decimal places in the grade center to ensure more accurate grade reporting.
Inline grading is a great Blackboard feature that allows instructors to make comments directly on paper and assignment submissions. However, Box, Inc., the provider that Blackboard uses for this tool, is discontinuing Crocodoc which will alter some of the features of inline grading. Read here for a breakdown of these changes.
Did you know that the drop-off location for scantrons has changed to Gibson Annex? Not only that, but a self-service scantron machine has been added for those times when you just need to drop by and get it done yourself.
So many times, we stick with what we’ve always done, when there might be new and better ways to do the same thing. You might even find that these new ways actually save you time and effort! Did you know that you can do your quizzes and exams online in Blackboard instead of using a scantron or bluebook? There are lots of ways to customize your assessments and cut down on academic dishonesty using these tools.
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It can be useful for Faculty to divide combined courses into separate sections in the Grade Center.
At times it may be necessary to allow a student another chance at an assignment or to hide one of their previous attempts at an assignment. This is a simple task using the Grade Details Page.
Are you unable to access the scroll bar to view the entire grade center on Blackboard on your Mac? This is a common issue with the default settings on your Mac and can be remedied quickly by going to your computer’s System Preferences.
When grading an assignment that involves videos submitted by students you can view the video for grading by following these steps.
When a SafeAssignment is out of sync (usually after being copied from an older course), students are redirected to the Blackboard Learn home page after clicking the SafeAssignment.