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7 Features Every Blackboard User Should Know About

Friday, January 12 2018
@ 10:00 AM- 11:15 AM

This demo session is intended for instructors with some experience using Blackboard. We’ll show seven Blackboard features that are designed to help you save time, stay organized, and provide a better Blackboard experience for your students.

By the end of this session you will have a fuller understanding of:

  1. Student Preview - a fully interactive student view of your course
  2. Inline Grading - Collect, grade, and comment on student work without downloading files.
  3. Grading with Rubrics - provide feedback for your students and grade according to specified criteria.
  4. Grade Center Categories - understand this key feature for calculating grades.
  5. Test Options - Provide options for students who need accommodation, and customize how and when students will see test results, answers, and feedback.
  6. Retention Center - Check the academic health of your students and get insight into student performance.
  7. Date Management - a useful feature when reusing courses from one semester to the next

Event details:

  • Contact: Hope Greenberg,, +1 802-656-1176
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