Category Archives: Assessment and Grading

Irish Blackboard User Group – Regional Workshop

The Blackboard Customer Success team are coming to UCD on Thursday 9th February to provide a free workshop –  “Enhanced Assessment and Feedback”. This hands on workshop will provide you and your peers with an opportunity to review, analyse and … Continue reading

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Known Issue: Student Preview with Turnitin submission causes error

We’ve recently become aware that the Blackboard student preview feature – which is very useful for what students can/can’t see in your Blackboard course – no longer works with Turnitin assignment submission links. If you create a Turnitin assignment and … Continue reading

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Returning Results in Autumn

If you are returning results in Autumn using Blackboard, there are two possibilities: You are returning first sitting postgraduate results (or first sitting undergrad results for a very limited set of modules); or You are returning second sitting results for … Continue reading

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Grade Centre: No scroll bar on a Mac

We’ve had a couple of queries from people who are Mac users, reporting that they can’t access Grade Centre columns because there is no scroll bar appearing. Here is an example: where the  instructor can’t access columns to the right. … Continue reading

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Viewing letter grades on mobile

We’ve just become aware of an issue where students are unable to view letter grades (which are being used for provisional results in some Schools) using the mobile app. Although the instructor has entered a letter grade (in the Provisional … Continue reading

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Return of Marks Checklist

Please note that this blog post was created in January 2016, in the pilot phase of the ORE project. For current materials on return of marks to Exams Office via Blackboard, please see the Blackboard support pages and the Exams … Continue reading

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Preparing your Grade Centre for marks return

As staff begin to enter marks to the Grade Centre for any module on Blackboard, please take note that the default Total and Weighted Total columns should first be hidden from student view. This is to avoid the unintentional release … Continue reading

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