Blackboard has an Assignment tool that allows you to offer and receive submissions for a wide range of assignment types: essays, lab reports, discussions, even group projects (basically anything that can be delivered as an electronic document).
When you create an Assignment in Blackboard, a corresponding Grade Center Column is automatically generated.
Students submit their work by either typing into a text box or uploading a file. If the assignment can be marked electronically, the student submissions are automatically recorded. Otherwise, you can mark a Blackboard assignment using a rubric or by entering marks and feedback into the Grade Center (see below.)
Instructors can also download students’ assignments and return them electronically, or download a batch of student file submissions as a ZIP file.
Browse our pages to learn more:
- Create an Assignment
- Inline Assignment Grading
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