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Blogs Journals and Wikis - How do I set up a Blog or Journal

How do I set up a Blog or Journal?

Blogs and journals offer a way for the instructors to encourage students to write and reflect on what they are learning in class, and many instructors find them to be a valuable way to assess class participation. The primary difference between the two is that blogs are more oriented towards multiple contributors in a public space, whereas journals are personal to the student and are only viewable by the instructor and the writer.

Assignments - How do I use SafeAssign

How do I use SafeAssign?

Now SafeAssign is integrated into Assignment.  See the Setting up the Assignment section on the "How do I accept term papers electronically from my students?" FAQ page.

A SafeAssignment is used when instructors want all of their students to upload their papers and be checked for plagiarism across the Internet and University database. 

To set up a SafeAssignment:

Assignments - How do I accept term papers electronically from my students

How do I accept term papers electronically from my students?

**Note: If you are wanting to set up a “SafeAssignment” with plagiarism checking, the procedure is slightly different and there is a separate FAQ for this**

Tests Surveys and Quizzes - How to Upload Text-Based Tests to Blackboard using Respondus

How to Upload Text-Based Tests to Blackboard using Respondus

Tools - How to create a sign-up sheet in Blackboard

How to create a sign-up sheet in Blackboard? via Groups Feature via Youcanbook.me

There are many tools available, but below we will hightlight what we can support.

Enrollment - How do I create groups

How do I create groups? Sign up Sheet using the Groups Feature

Single Groups

Tools - How do I upload Scantron scores into Blackboard

How do I upload Scantron scores into Blackboard?

Scantron test scores are run by our Scanning Services, and utilize the Remark grading system to process all testing sheets. To have these scores processed in a blackboard-friendly manner, you must ask for it when submitting your Scanning Request form.

Discussion Board - How do I set up a discussion forum

How do I set up a discussion forum?

Tests Surveys and Quizzes - How can I use Softchalk to create quizzes and interactive exercises for my site

How can I use SoftChalk to create quizzes and interactive exercises for my site?

Other Resources - What's a ZIP archive

What's a ZIP archive?

It's a single file that compresses several files into one. Mac OS and Windows have built-in support for zip. On Windows, you can turn a folder into a zip file by choosing "send to-> compressed (zip) folder" on the contextual  (right click) menu.  On a Mac, right-click or control-click on a folder in Finder and choose "compress".

tags: ZIP, Archive, compress, package

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