Category Archives: Blackboard Assessments

Test Availability Exceptions

Test Availability Exceptions with Date/Time Availability Settings 7.14.2015 We’ve noticed something that might confuse instructors when using Test Availability Exceptions in the Test Options in Blackboard. (It is a known issue in Blackboard; we don’t know yet when the fix will be available.) SCENARIO: Instructor creates a quiz, sets date and time availability for opening on (example) 7/16/15, 11:00 AM, […]

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Full Student View, SafeAssign Update in Bb!

One long-awaited instructor feature and one often-used tool are the topics of this post. A full and complete student view in your course, including a view of the gradebook, is now available. At last! Blackboard has a mini-video that we highly recommend watching. It’s a little over one minute in length, and it will provide a demo, plus give some hints. Please […]

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LockDown Browser Issue

9.24.2014 | Updates on Respondus LockDown Browser Issues Very recently we updated some settings for one of our building blocks, Respondus LockDown Browser. We reported issues with test taking to the vendor and they provided us with the necessary updates to their product. With those updates in place, students should no longer get the “session error” message. Because of those […]

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Assessment Creation Best Practices and Information

Hello Everyone – Below you will see a list of tutorials and best practices for both building and taking Blackboard exams.  If you ever experience any issues with students taking your Blackboard exams please report these problems asap to either Matt Long (longm@ecu.edu), Cindy Bowers (bowersc@ecu.edu), or Allen Dennis (dennisa@ecu.edu).  When reporting these issues please include the following: Course ID Test […]

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