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Instructional Design and Technology in Education

October 14, 2008
by Heidi Olson
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Equation Editor and Blackboard 6.3.1.645

Included in most of the test, survey, and content areas of Blackboard is the option to use an equation editor to enter math and scientific equations without having to use html coding. Finding the right combination of browsers and operating … Continue reading

September 23, 2008
by Heidi Olson
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Using Bulk Download in Blackboard

If you are using the assignment feature in Blackboard where student’s submit their assignments to you using the assignment link: >>View/Complete Assignment: Assignment Title You may find that the bulk download option is very helpful when managing student files. This … Continue reading

April 30, 2008
by Heidi Olson
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Alternatives to Weighting Grades in Blackboard’s Gradebook

Some Instructors find that weighting grades in blackboard is too complicated and prone to miscalculations and errors. I think the current version of Blackboard (6.3) has addressed some of these calculation errors but it can still be quirky. If you … Continue reading