Posts Tagged: Blackboard

Posts Tagged ‘Blackboard’

Mar 09 2011

Using Blackboard’s Rubrics Tool – Paula Patch

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“I rely on rubrics to help me more efficiently provide feedback on informal writing assignments. Being more efficient allows me to respond to students’ writing quickly. A carefully worded rubric can provide students with essential information about the expectations for and their performance on these informal assignments. Being able to provide general feedback by checking a box on the rubric not only saves me time, but allows me to focus my written comments on aspects of students’ writing that are unique to the individual. In other words, the rubric allows me to save time, but also allows me to provide better feedback. The Rubrics Tool in Blackboard Learn helps me create and distribute rubrics to the students.”

Nov 11 2009

Technology Tip: Using Blackboard Discussion Boards to Keep Track of Drafts

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By creating a Discussion Board for each project, you can give students a place to upload their work-in-progress on that project. Students can post drafts, planning materials, and revisions in one thread and have easy access to their work wherever they have internet access.