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Prevent plagiarism on student papers submitted online and provide learning opportunities to help them properly attribute sources.

Tool
Blackboard SafeAssign

Benefits
SafeAssign is a tool offered through Blackboard that will enable you prevent plagiarism on assignments that are submitted online.  The tool also provides learning opportunities to help your students properly attribute sources.

Reference Guides and Tutorials
Use SafeAssign to Prevent Plagiarism

Find a way to grade my students using specific criteria for achievement while sharing my expectations with them.

Tool
Blackboard Rubrics

Benefits
Blackboard includes a rubric that's an assessment tool listing evaluation criteria for an assignment.  You can use a rubric to:

  • Clarify learning goals
  • Design instruction that addresses learning goals
  • Communicate learning goals to your students
  • Provide guided feedback on student  progress toward learning goals
  • Assess final assignments in terms of the degree to which the learning goals were met

Reference Guides and Tutorials
Create a Blackboard Rubric to Assess and Grade your Student Work

Create and post tests and quizzes that will be made available to my students online and provide them with immediate feedback.

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Blackboard Tests

Benefits
The Blackboard Test feature enables you to create a test, quiz, or survey offering a variey of question types.  Students are provided with immediate feedback and scores are automatically added to the Grade Center.  A Blackboard test or quiz can also be used to informally assess prior student knowledge for a particular subject.

Reference Guides and Tutorials
Create an Online Test in Blackboard and View Results in the Grade Center

Calculate, weight, and securely publish my grades for my students to view online.

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The Blackboard Grade Center

Benefits
Encourage student learning by providing immediate feedback to them on tests, quizzes, projects, and assignments.  The Blackboard Grade Center enables you to add grades for the items that you post to a grade column, set weights, and enable feedback to your students.  For your convenience, Blackboard test, quiz, assignment, wiki, and discussion board scores are automatically added in a column within the Blackboard Grade Center.

Reference Guides and Tutorials
The Blackboard Grade Center

Encourage active participation in my classroom and obtain anonymous feedback from my students.

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Classroom Response System, TurningPoint Cloud

Benefits
To encourage active classroom participation, Temple instructors may use a classroom response system such as TurningPoint.  Using response pads, also referred to as "clickers," or a mobile phone, students can answer questions, respond to surveys, take opinion polls, and much more.

Reference Guides and Tutorials
Obtain Anonymous Feedback from you Students with TurningPoint Cloud

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