Faculty Support For Blackboard

Faculty Support For Blackboard
        Browser Plugins
        Changing Your Blackboard                       Password
        Copying Content to a New Shell
        Creating Content
                Adding a File to Your Blackboard                  Course
                Creating a Custom Grade                            Center Column
                Creating a Discussion Forum
                Creating a SafeAssignment
                Creating Assignments
                Creating Hyperlinks
                Creating New Content Areas
                Creating New Content Items
                Creating Tool Links
                Creating Turnitin Assignments
        Creating narrated presentations in          PPT 2010
        Creating narrated presentations in          PPT 2013
        Creating Your Blackboard Profile
        Exporting a Test from Blackboard
        Hiding Older Courses from the                  Current and Historical Courses                Modules
        Importing a Publisher's Course                Cartridge
        Importing a Test to Blackboard
        Logging In To Blackboard
        Making Courses Available to                    Students
        Making Courses Unavailable to                Students
        Posting information
        Removing Students from                          Blackboard Courses
        Responding to a Student in a                    Discussion
        Setting Up LockDown Browser
        Setting Up Weighted Grading
        Technical Support for Blackboard
        Using Blackboard's Video                          Anywhere for Lectures or Video                Discussion Responses
        Using the Forgot Your Password              Link
        Using the Youtube Mashup Tool
Creating Assignments

Purpose Statement:  
This work instruction shows users how to create an assignment in Blackboard. Assignments are used for students to submit written assignments. This document assumes that the user is logged into Blackboard, inside of a course shell, and in a content area.

1. Click the course you wish to edit. In this case it is Week 1 


2. Hover the mouse over the Assessments button.

The Assessments menu displays.

3. Click the Assignment link.

The Create Assignment screen displays.

4. In the Name and Color field, enter a name for the item. This is a required field.

    - If desired, click the drop-down menu to modify the text color of the name.

5.  In the Instructions field, enter the instructions for the item.

6. If desired, files can be attached to the assignment by clicking either the Browse My Computer or Browse Course buttons.

7. In the Points Possible field, enter the number of points for the assignment. This is a required field.

8. If desired, modify the Number of Attempts by selecting the desired radio button.

9. If desired, modify the Limit Availability settings to set Display After and Display Until dates.

10. If desired, click to select the Track Number of Views to see how many times the assignment is accessed by students.

11. If desired, add a Due Date to the assignment.

12. If applicable, modify the Recipients section if the assignment is designed for group submission.
13. Click the Submit button. The assignment displays at the bottom of the content area.