Welcome to Blackboard Bitez! In this episode, let’s take a look at the build-in tool for assignments in Blackboard.
The video shows you how to use the assignment feature in your Blackboard course. The assignment tool is one way to provide an assignment to your students. It is a good alternative to having your students email you their assignments as attachments, filling up your inbox. Adding due dates, setting point, it’s all covered in the video above. Sudents can upload assignment files, as the feature supports file format uploads of .html, .doc/.docx, .xls/.xlsx, .ppt/pptx, and .pdf.
You can go into the Grade Center to see the column that is automatically created for each assignment. You cna also access your students assignment files from there, and provide a grade for it.
Chris Beks is an instructional designer, technology enthusiast, and Certified Blackboard Trainer with 15 years experience in higher education and technology. He is a seasonal peony farmer and lives in North Pole, Alaska.