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There are two methods of creating tests in Blackboard: Creating a Test from a Content Area and Creating a Test from the 'Tests, Surveys, and Pools' Tool.

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There are three date ranges that are necessary to the successful creation and deployment of an Assessment: Display After/Until, Submission Start/End and Evaluation Start/End. They are described in the following table.

Date rangeDescription

Display After/Until

The date range which the Assessment is available to Students.

Submission Start/End

The date range which Students can submit answers to an Assessment.

Evaluation Start/End

The date range which Students can submit evaluations of their peers' work on the Assessment as well as their own (if Self Evaluations are enabled).

 

Creating a Test from a Content Area

  1. Click on the content area button where you want to place the test.
  2. From the Assessments drop-down, choose Test.
  3. Click the Create button under Add Test.
  4. Fill in the Test Information and Submit. At this point, a new column in the Grade Center is created with the same name.
  5. If you want to be able to add images to the test, modify the Question Settings by clicking on the Question Settings button located on the right side of the screen. Under #2, select the box(es) of your choice. Add images, files, and external links to questions. Add images, files, and external links to answers.
  6. Submit
  7. Click on Create Questions and make your choice from the drop-down menu.

     

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    On the Create/Edit screen, numbers 1 and 4 contain fields for inserting/adding an image.

     

    1. Browse to the image file and insert
    2. Choose 'Display image within the page' from the Action drop-down menu.
    3. You can edit the number of points a question is worth on the right side of the Test Canvas page. Click on the number to change the value of the question, and then Submit


  8. When finished creating all questions, click OK (bottom right corner).
  9. Highlight the test to add and Submit.
  10. Scroll down and select your options -- #2 contains Test Availability and Set Timer (among other options). If you want students to be able to access the test, the link must be made Available.
  11. Submit.

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Creating a Test from the 'Tests, Surveys, and Pools' Tool

  1. In the Control Panel, go to Course Tools > Tests, Surveys, and Pools
  2. Click Tests
  3. Click Build Test
  4. Fill in the Test Information and Submit. At this point, a new column in the Grade Center is created with the same name.
  5. If you want to be able to add images to the test, modify the Question Settings by clicking on the Question Settings button located on the right side of the screen. Under #2, select the box(es) of your choice. Add images, files, and external links to questions. Add images, files, and external links to answers.

  6. Image Removed
  7. Submit
Info

On the Create/Edit screen, numbers 1 and 4 contain fields for inserting/adding an image.

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