New Features, Changes and Enhancements (May, 2012)
Select to send an immediate email when creating an announcement. Place a check in "Email Announcment" (yes it does work!)
Discussion Board; Wikis; Blogs and Journals: Now have the option to "show" in Grade Center's "Needs Grading" view after x number of posts.
New Grade Center menu options
Grade Center column menu now allows instructors to: View Grade History; Access and Edit Test
Force Submission Option
When deploying timed tests after selecting Set Timer, turn ON the Auto-Submit option. the test will save and submit automatically when the time expires. Leaving the default OFF the student may continue past the alloted time
Delete a question, change point value of a question, or change which answer is marked correct and Blackboard will re-grade all submitted assessments and provide notification of change
Task-based navigation from course to course. Use down arrow to the right of the course name "breadcrumb" to navigate to the same location in other courses teach or are a student in.
Rubrics can be created and associated with gradable assignmentsand the "rubric" available for viewing
A "clickable" rubric allowing for entry of feedback and ratings