Today's MessagePosted: Monday, November 9, 2020
Test Tips in Blackboard Learn
Faculty members, as you create and deploy tests in Blackboard Learn, please keep the following tips in mind to ensure the best experience for students:
- Tell Students - Update the Blackboard App
Inform students that they should update their Blackboard mobile app before using it to take a test. Students will experience difficulties if they are not using the latest version of the Blackboard app. If students do experience issues while taking a test, please encourage them to contact the SUNY Online HelpDesk as soon as they experience an issue.
Faculty - Check Your Test Settings
When deploying a test in your Blackboard Learn course, choose test settings that will help prevent timeout issues as students are taking the test. Within test settings, we recommend that faculty members
- display questions one at a time, and
- do not select "Force Completion."
To learn more, please register for an upcoming Blackboard Learn workshop:
- Blackboard Learn: Grade Center - Wednesday, December 2 - 11:00 a.m.
- Blackboard Learn: Tests - Thursday, December 3 - 9:30 a.m.
- Blackboard Learn: Tests - Monday, December 7 - 1:30 p.m.
If you’re unable to attend a workshop, please view our Blackboard Knowledge Base articles.
Faculty and students who have questions about Blackboard are encouraged to contact the SUNY Online Help Desk, (844) 673-6786; submit a support request online; or chat with a SUNY Online Blackboard specialist.
Monday, November 16, 2020