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Creating Tests - Learn how to access the tests, surveys, and pools tool, Create a Test, add test questions (click here for types of questions), and deploy the test to students.
Setting Test Options - Learn how to add instructions, set the availability of a test, set a timer for the test, add feedback, and the two ways to present the test.
Random Blocks - Learn how to create a random block, add the random block questions to a test, and edit the number of questions to display.
Creating Pools of Questions for Tests - Learn how to create a pool, set the details of a pool, and add questions to a pool
Tests Part III: Review and Grade Tests - Learn how to review Blackboard 9 test results and enter student grades in the Grade Center.
Creating Self and Peer Assessments - Learn how to create Self and Peer Assessment in Blackboard 9, including setting up the number of assessments, and setting the date restrictions for submission and evaluation periods.
Self and Peer Assessment: Creating Questions - Learn how to search for and add questions to Blackboard 9 Self and Peer Assessments.
Self and Peer Assessment: Adding Criteria - Learn how to search for and add descriptive Criteria and Word Count Criteria for Blackboard 9 Self and Peer Assessment questions.
Self and Peer Assessment: Reviewing and Grading - Learn how to review and download student Submissions, Evaluations, and Results in a Blackboard 9 Self and Peer Assessment, and how to send results to the Grade Center.
Copy Tests into other Courses - Learn how to export a single test and import it into another course in Blackboard 9.
Creating a Forum - Learn how to create and set options for a discussion board forum, such as editing, subscribing to, rating, and grading posts.
Creating a Thread - Learn how to access a forum in order to create a new thread and attach files to a thread.
Linking to a Forum to a Content Area - Coming Soon!
Replying to Thread - Learn how to select a thread and reply to a thread post as well as attach a file to your reply.
Grading Forums - Learn how to access a gradable forum, select and evaluate a student's posts, and assign one grade for that student's forum posts
Grading Threads - Learn how to grade threads
Searching and Collecting Posts - Learn how to search for specific posts and collect them onto one page for viewing and grading
Rating Threads - Learn how to rate threads with the 5-star system.
Changing Forum Settings - Learn how to change your forum's settings
Moderating Forums - Learn how to access a forum's Moderation Queue, return a post to students, and publish posts
Lock Discussion Board Forums -
Learn how to lock discussion board forums in Blackboard 9 so that
students can still view forums, but cannot add new threads or posts to
Groups Overview - Learn how to create single groups and group sets, as well as how to edit overall group settings in Blackboard 9.
Group Set Enrollments - Learn about the types of group set enrollments and how to create them in Blackboard 9.
Group Assignments - Learn how to assign Blackboard 9 Assignments to groups instead of individuals and enter grades for the group. Only one member of the group has to turn in the Assignment.
Group Wikis - Learn how to create wiki pages in Blackboard 9 for groups of student to allow them to collaborate on course work.
Using the Blog Tool - Learn how to create blogs to which students to add posts and comments.
Navigating Blackboard - Learn how to use the Navigation tabs and buttons, Edit Mode, and Content Areas in Blackboard 9.
Requesting Blackboard Courses - Learn how to use the BbCAR tool in Blackboard to request term-based courses.
Creating Course Content - Learn how to add, edit, copy, and delete course content in Blackboard 9.
Using the Course Menu - Learn what types of items are available in the Course Menu and how to add to, edit, move items, and delete items from the Course Menu in Blackboard 9.
Hide/Display Course Menu and Control Panel - Learn how to get your Course Menu and Control Panel back if it becomes hidden.
Using the Tools Page - Learn how to add the Tools Page to your course menu, hide and display course tools on the Tools Page, and how to make tools available in Blackboard 9.
Assigning Grades -Learn how to assign grades in a basic column of the Grade Center
Course Copy - Learn how to copy your Blackboard 9 course into your course for the next semester.
Customizing Your Course - Learn how to customize your Blackboard 9 course including making the course available, changing the course menu style, and turning on Blackboard 9 tools.
Modifying the My Institution Page - Learn how to add and remove modules for the My Institution page, hide and display courses in the Courses module, change the color palette, and view the notifications dashboard.
Add and Remove Users - Learn how to add and remove student and instructor users in Blackboard 9.
Grade Center Overview - Learn the basics about the Grade Center in Blackboard 9, including navigation, drop down menus, and entering scores.
Needs Grading - Learn how to make items gradeable (such as Discussions), and how to use the Needs Grading page to pull only completed assignments and tests that need to be graded. NEW!
View Grade Details - Learn how to view the details of a students grade, including all attempts and how to assign grades.
Grading Tests by Question - Learn how to grade all essay and short answer responses on one page.
Grading Categories - Learn how to put course work into categories in the Grade Center. Categories are helpful in organizing and utilizing the Grade Center. Instructors need to have assignments in categories if they want to drop any scores, such as dropping the lowest score in the “homework” category.
Grading Schema - Learn how to create and edit grading schemas, or grading scales, in the Blackboard 9 Grade Center and apply them to your Grade Center columns.
Total Column - Learn how to create a Total Column for grade calculations in the Blackboard 9 Grade Center. Total Columns are useful for generating a final score.
Average Column - Learn how to create an Average Column for grade calculations in the Blackboard 9 Grade Center. An Average Column calculates and displays the numeric average for a selected number of Columns.
Grade Center Column Menu - Each column in the Grade Center has an edit menu that instructors can access using the drop down button next to the column's heading. This video covers the basic options available in that menu and how they work.
Smart Views - Learn how to develop and use Smart Views in the Blackboard 9 Grade Center in order to view and download groups of students based on certain criteria.
Weighted Column - Learn how to create an average column for grade calculations in the Grade Center, as well as how to distribute weighted percentages to each category within the column and how to drop the lowest score(s) in a category.
Work Offline - Learn how to use the work offline option in the Grade Center to print hard copies of rosters and student grades in Blackboard 9.
Grade Center Column Organization Menu
Wikis Overview - This video shows students how to use a wiki, including editing the wiki, adding text, images, and links, creating new pages, and deleting pages.
Review Grades - This video shows students how to review their grades on Assignments and Assessments using the My Grades page in Blackboard 9.
Turn in Assignments - This video shows students how to turn in Assignments in Blackboard 9.
Creating a Rubric - Learn how to create a rubric within Blackboard to allow for easy grading and feedback associated with the assignment.
Associating a Rubric with Assessments and Discussions - Learn how to associate a rubric with Blackboard Tests, Assignments, and Discussions.
Grading Rubrics - Learn how to view a rubric and grade as assignment using the rubric created.
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