Blackboard Assignments

Blackboard offers a variety of tools for assigning work to students including the Assignment tool, Journals, Blogs, Wikis, Tests, and Discussions. Rubrics can be assigned to any of these to assist with your grading. The Assignment tool also includes software to help detect plagiarism, and the Test tool will automatically grade objective question types.

How to Create Assignments  (4:25)
A video tutorial on how to create assignments in Blackboard. If you assign work for students to submit and receive grades and feedback than assignments is the tool you want.
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Checking All Incoming Papers for Plagiarism -  SafeAssign
Almost identical to an Assignment, a SafeAssignment only allows you to upload certain file types and is automatically checked for plagiarism. Instructors may also upload individual "suspicious" student papers for plagiarism check.
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Plagiarism Detection Tool -SafeAssign (4:24)
Blackboard’s plagiarism detection tool, called SafeAssign, is for instructors' use to discourage plagiarism in student works. To initiate an automatic plagiarism detection process for all student submissions, you simply create a regular Blackboard Assignment and activate “Plagiarism Tools” in its settings.
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Plagiarism Reports for Individual Papers
Direct Submit allows faculty members to submit one paper at a time or multiple papers at once in a ZIP file format for a plagiarism check.
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Submit Individual Papers for Plagiarism
Direct Submit allows faculty members to submit one paper at a time or multiple papers at once in a ZIP file format for a plagiarism check.
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Grading Assignments (2:38)
This tutorial shows you how to use the grading sidebar to see assignment submissions and annotate them with feedback for students.
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Add Extended Time for an Accommodation
Do you have a student with a disibility request for an accommodation allowing them additional time on a test? If you use Blackboard for tests and quizzes, there is a setting that easily allows you to adjust the timer for individual students. Follow these steps:
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UMS Academy - May 14, 2018
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Organize the Grade Center
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