Blackboard, Turnitin and Beyond (TEL)

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Course & Content

Course Administration:
Week by week guides
Good practice guides
Manage/copy courses
Content in Blackboard:
Folders, items, files
Videos & YouTube
Copyright
Personalise Blackboard:
Customise course menu
Change colours & banner
Show your face via avatar
For Students:
Turnitin guides
Blackboard & Collaborate
Library AskUs database

Engagement

Reflective Tools:
Private or public
Journals
Blogs and wiki
Communication:
Announcements/emails
Group tools
Discussion Board tools
Collaborate Ultra:
Student engagement
Session recordings
File sharing & polling
External Tools:
Twitter
Google online apps
In-class polling

Assessment

Turnitin:
Feedback Studio
Rubrics & marking forms
Similarity self-checks
Blackboard Assessment:
Grade Centre management
Rubrics & inline marking
Group assessment tools
Gamify:
Achievements
Badges
Pop-quizzes (e.g. Kahoot!)
Tests and Quizzes:
Multiple choice and beyond
Use Excel Spreadsheets
Test pools & settings

Evaluation & Analytics

Student Tracking:
Performance Dashboard
Retention Centre
Tracking rules
Analyse Assessments:
Grade Distribution
Average & median
Status & variance
Course Reports:
User activity reports
Overall summaries
Data for course analysis
Surveys:
Instant student feedback
Google forms
Purpose and settings