What's new with Blackboard?

On August 18th, Blackboard was upgraded to the April 2014 release.  Information on what has changed is listed below.

 

  • Anonymous Grading
    Instructors can hide student names from submitted assignments for anonymous grading.

  • Portfolio 
    Portfolios are now accessed from the global navigation and have a new authoring canvas. Instructors can create portfolio assignments.

  • SafeAssign
    SafeAssign is integrated into regular Blackboard Learn assignments.

  • Significant Digits
    In calculated formula questions, instructors can select the number of decimals or significant figures for the correct answers generated by the system. 
  • Student Preview
    Instructors can view their course exactly as a student does by using a student account the system generates for them.

 

What's new with Blackboard 

Please be on the look out for training offered throughout the semester!