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New in Blackboard: Assignment grade settings

This article is part of a series explaining the new features and changes that will be introduced as part of the Blackboard upgrade scheduled for 11-13 July 2014. When setting up assignments you will notice there are some changes to way that the Create Assignment page looks and some additional options available. Many settings are now hidden…

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New in Blackboard: Student My Grades

This article is part of a series explaining the new features and changes that will be introduced as part of the Blackboard upgrade scheduled for 11-13 July 2014. The student My Grades tool has a refreshed look and feel with newly introduced filtering and ordering options, including viewing only graded, upcoming (in progress or not started),…

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New in Blackboard: Date Management

This article is part of a series explaining the new features and changes that will be introduced as part of the Blackboard upgrade scheduled for 11-13 July 2014. The Date Management tool allows the availability and due dates for existing items in a Blackboard site to be easily adjusted from a single location. This includes…

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New in Blackboard: Student Preview

This article is part of a series explaining the new features and changes that will be introduced as part of the Blackboard upgrade scheduled for 11-13 July 2014. The new Student Preview mode enables you to experience your site exactly as your students do, e.g. view available content, submit assignments, take tests, create discussion posts,…

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New in Blackboard: Calendar tool

This article is part of a series of articles explaining the new features and changes that will be introduced as part of the Blackboard upgrade scheduled for 26-28 July 2013. Blackboard has had a Calendar tool for many years but it has been of poor quality and we have not recommended its use.  In the…