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Assignments

Assignments challenge students to apply critical thinking skills to assess their knowledge and understanding of the course concepts. Use these resources to create, manage, and grade a variety of assignments in your online classroom.

Written Assignments

 

Creating an Assignment

Provides step-by-step instructions on how to create an Assignment.

Accessing Assignments for Grading

Provides an overview of the two methods that can be used to access Assignments for grading within Blackboard.

Grading with Blackboard Annotate

Blackboard Annotate allows you to provide in-line feedback on student assignments.

Blackboard Annotate Video Tutorial

Click on the link to watch a video tutorial on Blackboard Annotate.

Creating and Updating Rubrics

Provides an overview of the importance of rubrics and examples of what to include when creating or updating rubrics.

Blogs

 

Using Blogs to Increase Peer Engagement

A video tutorial describing how to use Blogs to increase peer engagement.

Creating a Blog Assignment

Provides detailed instructions on how to create a Blog Assignment, add a Grade Center column for the assignment, and link it to a content item within the course.

Managing and Grading a Blog Assignment

Provides detailed instructions on how to manage and grade student Blog Entries.

Journals

 

Using Journal Assignments

A video tutorial describing how to use Journal Assignments.

Creating a Journal Assignment

Provides detailed instructions on how to create a Journal Assignment, add a Grade Center column for the Assignment, and link it to a content item within the course.

Managing and Grading a Journal Assignment

Provides detailed instructions on how to manage and grade student Journal Entries.

 

Wikis

Wiki Assignments in Higher Ed

A video tutorial describing how to use Wiki Assignments.

Creating a Wiki Assignment

Provides an overview on how to set up Wikis within the Blackboard classroom.

Managing and Grading a Wiki Assignment

Provides detailed instructions on how to access, comment on and edit student Wiki posts, view the Participation Summary, view the Participant Contributions and grade Wiki Assignments.

 

Group Assignments

Using Group Assignments

A video tutorial describing how to use Group Assignments.

Creating Groups in Blackboard

Provides an overview on how to create groups within Blackboard and how to create specific Discussion Boards for each group.

Creating Group Assignments

Provides the steps associated with creating Group Assignments in Blackboard.

Grading a Group Assignment

Provides instructions on grading a Group Assignment.

Peer Assessments

 

Using Peer and Self Assessments

A video tutorial describing how to use peer and self assessments.

Grading Peer Assessments

A video tutorial describing how to grade peer assessments.

Creating Self and Peer Assessment

Provides the steps associated with creating a self and peer assessment in Blackboard.

Peer Assessment for Groups

Provides the steps associated with creating a peer assessment of each individual group member's contribution to their group. Includes: creating a peer assessment of group effectiveness for multiple groups, creating groups in Blackboard, steps to complete a peer assessment, and helpful videos.

Grading Peer Assessment

Provides the steps associated with grading a peer assessment in Blackboard.

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