Frequently tests and quizzes are the instruments used to assess student's learning. Most questions types are automatically graded with grades added to the Blackboard grade center. Essay and short answer questions are two question types that must be manually graded. There is a wide range of question types available in Blackboard, but before you look at question types, you must create your test. (Click here to go back to the transitioning to Blackboard tests webpage.) Information about testing labs for you to share with your students.
First, you will need to:
After you add the questions, you will need to deploy your test:
Open and/or print out this information in PDF format about Creating Tests in Blackboard.
Learn more about creating tests and quizzes by viewing the following video tutorials. Each video will open in a new window or tab.
Below is the wide range of question types available in Blackboard. The link on each question type will open a video tutorial. (The video will open in a new window or tab.)
The retention center is a new tool and replaces the early warning system tool. Retention uses pre-defined and instructor-defined rules to help identify students who are at risk and provides a means to communicate with these students.Learn more about the retention center by viewing the following tutorials:
Item analysis provides statistics on overall test performance and individual test questions.
Learn more about item analysis by viewing the following tutorials:
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