The discussion board feature in blackboard allows the creator to create forums where students can participate in asynchronous discussions. Below are two tutorials that cover the basics in setting up and managing the discussion board.
SafeAssign is a plagiarism prevention service, offered by Blackboard to its Blackboard Learning System Enterprise, Vista Enterprise and CE Enterprise clients. This service helps educators prevent plagiarism by detecting unoriginal content in student papers. In addition to acting as a plagiarism deterrent, it also has features designed to aid in educating students about plagiarism and importance of proper attribution of any borrowed content.
- Safe Assign Website
- Direct Submit
This method requires the instructor to submit each student’s paper.
This method is done once the student submits their paper.
- Randomizing Test Questions From Existing Tests or Test Pools
This feature allows the creation of tests that generate random blocks of questions. Each student taking the test will be given a unique set of questions based on predefined options set by the test creator.
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- User Management