How to Use the New Box Inline Grading in the Blackboard Assignment Tool

Blackboard’s Inline Grading in the Assignment tool is now Powered by Box (starting Spring 2018 semester). The new Box View offers several improvements over Crocodoc, including improved rendering fidelity, expanded support for new file types including video and images and printing functionality.    Here is a side-by-side comparison of Crocodocs vs the new Box view: As you can see the […]

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Blackboard Crocodoc to BOX migration

Changes to the Inline Grading in the Blackboard Assignment Tool Blackboard’s current service for Inline Grading in the Assignment tool is a web-based tool called Crocodoc. Crocodoc allows the instructor to view and add feedback to a document without having to download the document. Box.com purchased Crocodoc in 2013 and recently announced that the service would move to the new […]

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Bb Course Analytics

Course at a Glance How to access:  Control Panel / Evaluation / Course Analytics / Course at a Glance This report provides summary information about a Blackboard course and relative information against a group of other Blackboard courses in the same academic department and type of course.  Instructors can use these reports to analyze:  How many times students access the […]

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EAC Visual Data

What is it? EAC is an outcomes assessment tool within Blackboard that provides detailed test and item reliability statistics to improve the quality of exams, exam questions, as well as rubrics.  It also can examine student performance on learning outcomes across course and over time.  Item Analysis EAC can help determine: Exam reliability as a whole (KR20) Exam reliability based […]

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Qwickly

Qwickly Plus Cloud increases the efficiency of sharing with members of multiple courses and organizations as well as simplifying tasks that need to be done repetitively in each course. Qwickly Plus allows you to add documents, post web links, send emails, post announcements and more to multiple blackboard courses and organizations in a single module. Using Qwickly Plus Cloud Tools, […]

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Blackboard Portfolio

Blackboard Portfolio Portfolios are an invaluable tool in academic and professional development. They provide a powerful medium for users to efficiently collect and organize artifacts representative of work completed over time. Portfolios offer a means to demonstrate formative and/or summative progress and achievement. Portfolio authors are empowered with tools to effectively present their information in a cohesive, personalized format.  If […]

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Blackboard Outcomes

Blackboard Outcomes Outcomes Assessment extracts direct evidence of student learning from Blackboard Learn courses. By collecting student-submitted assignments from existing courses and facilitating a rubric-based secondary evaluation of them, institutions can demonstrate achievement of learning outcomes. Outcomes Assessment provides a powerful dashboard for the overview and management of evidence collection, goals management, assessment-related, rubrics, and organizations for assessment collaboration. It automates […]

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Blackboard Downtime for Maintenance 5/8 8am – 5/10 5pm

Upgrade Dates: 5/8 – 5/10 Blackboard will be unavailable from Monday, May 8th at 8:00am to Wednesday, May 10th at 5:00pm for scheduled maintenance. Blackboard Support Team New Features (faculty features)  Drag and Drop – When instructors create content items, assignments, and web links, they can drag files from their computers to the “hot spot” in the Attach Files area. Students […]

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