Blackboard Training Materials (available during July 2012):
- Missouri State University - strong set of online documentation and learning materials
- Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - upgrade to Blackboard 9.1 FAQ with links to other resources.
- Blackboard On Demand Training - training from the publisher
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Blackboard Test Generators
- Generate Blackboard ready quizzes (i.e. test/quiz pool) directly from text. The result is a zip file that which you will import into the Pool Manager in Blackboard.
- Test generator comparison, including general Blackboard reference info and link to a video on uploading questions from Excel
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- BB Test and Survey options table of features
Capture a list of student IDs, first and last name, and email address directly from Blackboard. Easy to copy and paste into Excel with a minimal bit of clean-up.
- Blackboard: Users and Groups section: select Users
- At the bottom of the page "Show All" to display all students in the section
- Highlight the column headings and all rows of students. Copy and
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Convert Student Email Addresses From Banner To Individual Rows Banner is a great resource for storing student information. However, extracting the information from a screen by scrapping (i.e. copy and paste) requires a few extra steps for the email addresses.
Email addresses are dumped to a new Outlook email form in the Bcc section. Converting this blob of email addresses into an Excel list takes a couple of steps.
- Copy the list from the Outlook email form
- Paste into NotePad++
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This survey tool can also be used with students. Sometimes better than the tools in Blackboard 2015-09-14 See Qualtrics University Support and Training for extensive details. But the online Qualtrics survey building user interface is very straightforward. Qualtrics eBooks in PDF or Kindle mode.
- Integration into Blackboard
- Open access is easy with a URL embedded within Blackboard
- To control access by student requires security. See survey options: Survey protection - by invitation only. Requires upload of CSV with email address.
- Password protection is also a security option all by itself. Note that this could be used with the open access method.
To Do: Keyboard shortcuts for grading
see also Scribbles - February 2016
Showing results and feedback on quizzes and tests in Blackboard
- Total score is always visible to students from the gradebook or from the Quiz/Test.
- Feedback defaults are After Submission and Score per Question
- in the default mode, no answers are shown and no individual question feedback given.