Online Assessment Features in Blackboard
Technology enhanced learning underpinned by authentic learning principles can support a lecturer in creating an environment for the constructive alignment of learning and assessment.
Using an instructional design approach and appropriate technology, lecturers can develop different methods of assessment, grade and give feedback, making the grading process more efficient. Technology enhanced learning can support innovative approaches to assessment, reflective learning and the construction of new knowledge. Online assessment can have a positive impact on learning and support the student in acquiring digital literacy skills.
The College Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Blackboard Learn has the following features to develop assessment activities:
- Online tests & quizzes;
- Online Assignments in Blackboard
- Online Assignments via Turnitin in Blackboard
- Online Communication & Reflection (gradable blogs, journals and discussion forums)
Click on the links below to view videos, guides and online resources to help you get started with using online assessment in Blackboard.