Below is a checklist for Unit Coordinators to work through to ensure that a rolled over course has been updated to the minimum required standard. An expanded checklist and instructions can be found below: Step 1: Close down last year’s
1 Minute Tip: Making Blackboard Content Available/Unavailable Quickly
If you need to hide content on your course at a moment’s notice (or reveal currently something hidden) and need help on how to do so, take a look at the video below:
Marking Exams on Blackboard: Locating & Marking Your Questions
Our colleague, Dr Jill Barber from the Centre for Applied Pharmokinetic Research has made a 3 minute video to share her tips and tricks for efficient marking of Exam/Assessment Questions when using Blackboard Tests. This video will help anyone who
If you need an alternative to face-to-face lectures, your options are: Make last year’s lecture podcast available in this year’s Blackboard space Here is a video guide to making a lecture capture podcast from a previous year available in the
TurnItIn: Was the Student Submission Late?
This guide will help you to determine if a student submitted their TurnItIn (TII) submission late. It is split into 3 sections: TurnItIn All Students View (no anonymity), TurnItIn By Groups View (no anonymity) and TurnItIn All Students View (with
Add iSpring into Blackboard
When updating your Blackboard course for running again, or for adding a new iSpring; this guide goes through all steps required to make sure that your iSpring will function in your Blackboard course.
Using Excel to VLookup Data Between Systems
Many Administrators across the Faculty come across a problem whereby they need to match a piece of information to another piece of information quickly across an entire course with hundreds of users. Examples of this might be: Having a students
SBS – Lecture Attendance Using Blackboard
There are occasions where a staff member might have need to take attendance at a lecture. The following help guide details how you can use Blackboard to take attendance via students mobile devices. Please note that this method requires: Warnings
Student Support: Start of Year FAQ’s
The following is a list of frequently asked questions at the School of Biological Sciences reception desk at Start of Year. Click a question to decide how to deal with the problem that a student is having. NEW
Closing an old course and hiding “at risk” Information
Last update: July 2022At the end of each academic year, all course units in Blackboard will remain open, meaning that any information contained within the course will be accessible to the enrolled students until the end of their university career.