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Course Content Access Control - Adaptive Release
Overview Applicable to all course content items You can use adaptive release to show the appropriate content, to select individuals, at the appropriate time You can add four types of criteria when you create rules: Date Membership Grade Revi...
Test Access Control - Test Availability Exceptions
Overview Applicable to Test (and Survey) only For existing test availability settings, you can make exceptions for individual students or groups If the settings exist for a test or survey, you can create these exceptions: Number of attempts Ti...
Using "User Progress > Visibility" to check if a course content / test is visible to individual students
Overview Applicable to all course menu items, course content items, assignments and tests Particular useful for checking adaptive release and test availability exceptions configurations. Steps: Access an item's menu.  Select “...
Using "CUHK User Management" tool to manually manage users in your original course
Overview  With CUHK User Management tool, Instructors and TA/Support Staff can: Enroll Users Remove Users Change User Role Change User Availability Steps: On the Control Panel , expand Course Tools , and select CUHK User Mana...
Create "manual enroll" groups using "group set"
Click “Groups” > “Create” > under Group Set “Manual Enroll”. Fill in the group information (e.g. group set name, number of groups). Click on “Submit”. A smart view is a focused look at the ...
Import group members using a csv file
You need to have the "Group Codes" of the groups before you can import members into the groups.  Get the group codes using one of the following methods Export Groups Export groups to generate group codes, which are useful for impor...
Student Preview
Common Usage of Student Preview Check Tests and Assignments which are available to students. Check Adaptive Release “Membership” setting (e.g. enroll the preview user account to a certain group to check if an item is visible/invisible...
Pools and Question Sets
Overview “Randomize Questions” under Test Options randomizes all questions in a test. If teachers would like to randomize part of the questions, they should use question set. You can choose the number of questions from the question ...
Course Copy
Overview Instructor and TA/Support Staff can make a full copy of course materials from a source course to an existing destination course. If you would like to copy several items from the source course only, please consider the below method: Blackb...
Sharing course materials on Blackboard
Introduction Wanting to share a resource with your students but not knowing how or where? This article introduces features in Blackboard which you can use to share the following content items with your students: lecture notes, which are in .docx...
Creating a supportive learning environment on Blackboard
Instroduction Teachers often wonder how they can create a supportive learning environment on Blackboard.  This article will introduce features in Blackboard which you can use to create a supportive e-learning environment and engage students ...
Blackboard Quick Start Checklist for Staff Users
Target audience: New Blackboard Course Instructors / TAs / Supporting Staff Estimated time for going through this checklist: 30 minutes About This checklist lists out basic features of Blackboard. If you would like to go through the tasks in a ...
Online Assessment and Evaluation on Blackboard
Introduction Assessment is about more than just grading. It's about gaining insight into student progress, getting feedback to improve teaching and learning, and measuring the effectiveness of a course. In this article, you can learn about f...
Blackboard Test Quick Start Guide
Introduction You can use tests and surveys* to measure student knowledge, gauge progress, and gather information from students. *Survey questions aren't graded, and student responses are anonymous  ⚠️ FAQ: Test VS Assignment  Test...
Smart Views for Groups on Blackboard
Overview A smart view is a focused look at the Grade Center that shows only the columns that match a set of criteria. When the Grade Center includes a great number of students and columns, you can use smart views to quickly find data. This article...
Manage Group Membership on Blackboard
Overview Teachers can create Self-Enrol groups for students to sign up. Please remind students that they can't unenroll themselves from groups. In case students enrol in a wrong group, you could follow the steps below to edit the group membe...
Assignment Inline Grading on Blackboard
Overview Teachers can access Blackboard Grade Center to review and grade assignment attempts online. This article introduces how to: Access assignment attempts in Grade Center Annotate the assignment attempts Provide feedback to students Step...