Assignments Lesson Focus

Blackboard assignments allow students to submit work and various documents electronically with a time stamp.

After completing this lesson, the instructor will be able to:

  1. Create and configure an assignment.
  2. Create and configure an assignment using a plagiarism detection tool.
  3. Use Bb Annotate to markup student-submitted files in the web browser.

Assignments Resources

Review the following TCSG and Blackboard resources. NOTE: All links open in a new window.

TCSG Resources

Blackboard Resources

Disclaimer: All TCSG colleges currently use Blackboard's Original Course View. Some of the features and tools of Blackboard that are discussed in the Blackboard resources may not be available at your college. Check with your POC (Distance Ed Contact) for questions about tool availability.

Blackboard Annotate

Bb Annotate can be used to grade student work. Bb Annotate offers a more robust feature set to provide customizable feedback to students. Features include a sidebar summary view, freehand drawing tools, various color selections, and much more.

In this SoftChalk lesson you will learn how to use Bb Annotate for inline grading to provide more specific feedback to students.

Click here to launch the lesson

Assignments Video

This video will provide an overview on how to create and deploy an assignment.

NOTE: To view the video in full screen, select the Play button. At the bottom of the window, select the YouTube link. The video will open in YouTube in a new tab. Select the full screen button in the bottom-right corner of the video.