The other day, we received a call requesting assistance. A student was completing an exam, but the exam timed out and she still had more to do. After contacting the instructor, she was allotted additional time. The question was how to provide extended time for exams without requiring the student to retake the exam.
Are you offering exams in Blackboard? Do your exams contain a mixture of multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and essay questions? Do you have to scroll through countless self-grading questions to get to the actual questions you need to grade? Well, if you do, we found an easier way. One of our faculty members wanted to know how to see only the questions he needed to grade. Keep reading and we will tell you the solution. Continue reading
Interesting question from one of our faculty members, she wanted to create an ungraded pretest. She had a collection of challenging questions she wanted her students to answer at the beginning of her course, but did not want them to be penalized in terms of a grade. It took me a while to find the answer, but the solution is quite simple. Continue reading
An instructor approached me yesterday letting me know he had a new textbook for his course. He wanted to know how to import a test bank from the textbook company. If the company provides a properly formatted file, this process is very easy. It will save you a lot of cutting and pasting. Continue reading