Category Archives: Blackboard

Requesting a new Blackboard Module site

1) On your Blackboard home page go to the staff tools box located on the left hand side of the screen and click on New Site/Copy Existing Site.

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Blackboard Related Help Guides

Some help guides have been created to help members of staff with certain aspects of Blackboard. Two versions of the help guides have been created, a print out version and an infographic version shown below.

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Adding referral work to Blackboard – Setting up Adaptive Release rules

It is possible to post referral work onto Blackboard and only make it available to the students who need to access it. This is done through the Adaptive Release feature on Blackboard. Firstly what you will need to do is … Continue reading

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How to add referral work to a Blackboard Module Site

 Adding the Re-assessment button to the menu. Adding a new content area to Blackboard Module sites for Reassessment work Go into you Blackboard module site Hover your cursor over the ‘Add Menu Item’ (+)  in the top left hand corner of … Continue reading

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Group Assignments – Staff and Student Guidance

This post aims to give you an overview of what group assignments are, how you can set them up and what guidance you can have to students submitting to them. How do I set up Group Assignments? Before You Begin … Continue reading

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Grading Colour Codes

Grading colour codes can help you to easily identify which students are potentially struggling on your module. You can select different colours and boundaries to be highlighted to you.  This is particularly useful for large modules with lots of students. … Continue reading

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Using Page Notes as a Comment Bank

The Chrome extension Page Notes can be used to create a comment bank from which you can copy and paste comments onto feedback in Crocodoc. This can be useful to copy generic comments easily onto assignments without opening documents or … Continue reading

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Meeting E-Learning Expectations in ACES Infographic

As you may have heard, over the last few months Laura McNally (current SBS AJP Intern) and I were involved in a project to support the introduction of the university’s Threshold Standards policy (approved October 2015). This involved reviewing all Blackboard module … Continue reading

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