“Lessons Learned about Academic Integrity: How Being an Academic Integrity Monitor/Board Member Changed My Perspective,” was a special panel presented Wednesday, March 27th.
When giving an exam, we want things to go smoothly. Oftentimes there are situations that arise that cause problems for both instructors and students. We have found that selecting force completion on exams and quizzes in Blackboard is one of those instances. So, what is force completion and why does it cause so many issues?
TIPS for Teaching with Technology: “Blackboard Ate my Homework: Using Blackboard to Promote Academic Integrity”
Want to learn more about how to use Blackboard’s tools to help encourage academic integrity but you weren’t able to make it to the TIPS for Teaching with Technology on the subject? Check out our article about the event now!
Sometimes it can be useful to see all the actions that have been taken with a grade in order to diagnose a problem or research a claim made by a student that they couldn’t submit their assignment. The Grade History can be a great source of information in cases like this.
At times it can be really useful to know the exact details of a student’s interaction with an assignment or test. On the Grade Details page, you can view a student’s attempts and grade history, assign and edit a grade, and clear and exempt grades.
Have a student who says they weren’t able to log into your test or says they were only able to see half of the test before something went wrong? You can verify this by checking the test access log for that student’s attempt.
Need help reusing questions to create a new test?
Here is an example of a cover sheet that could be used for a scantron exam.
Academic integrity is an important issue to consider in your courses. It’s important to discuss academic integrity with your students and help them understand everything that it covers. Subjects like plagiarism, cheating on exams, and unauthorized collaboration should be talked about and made clear. There are also things you can do as an instructor to encourage academic integrity.