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Workflow 2: Blackboard Assignment

Information for Staff

How to create an Individual Blackboard assignment

Log in to Blackboard by entering your University username and password into the Login to NILE box.

Navigate to the My Courses box on the Blackboard Home page and select your module title.

Select the Submit your Work item from the module navigation menu.

Select Assessments from the menu bar.

Select the Assignment item from the Assessments menu.

Name the Assignment based on the Assessment ID and description listed in your module or assignment specifications.

Enter student guidance into the Instructions text box.

Upload any files required to complete the assignment using the Attach Files section.

Select a submission Due Date and time using the date and time pickers.

In the Grading section, enter 100 into the Points Possible text box.

Use the Add Rubric button to attach an existing rubric or create a new Blackboard rubric.

Due Date and rubric

Select Individual Submission from the radio buttons in the Submission Details section.

Select the number of attempts from the Number of Attempts drop-down menu.

Under Grading Options ensure the  checkboxes are unselected.

In the Display of Grades section, select the Primary Display as either UnderGrad Letter or PostGrad Letter.

Uncheck the box labeled Include in Grade Centre grading calculations.

Check the box labeled Show to Students in My Grades.

Choose to make the Assignment available to students based on the Display After and Display Until settings.

Use the date picker to select date to make the Assignment visible to students.

Select the Submit button to finish or select Cancel to quit without saving changes.

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