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Creating and Delivering Blackboard Tests (MCQs) and Using the Grade Centre (Introductory Session)

2pm - 2.50pm


Outline of the session: 

This session will provide information on; when you might use a Blackboard test and the types of questions available to you, as well as the process of creating and storing questions by subject pools and how these are then used in question selection and randomisation scenarios, and a full exploration of the test options with guidance on employing these to provide an effective online assessment.

NOTE: This is an introductory session. If you feel you already have an understanding of this topic and would prefer to attend our advanced session, please book onto this workshop.

Learning objectives: 

  • To understand the rationale for creating a Blackboard test and how to produce a wide range of multiple choice, essay and formula-based questions.
  • To have a strong understanding of the way that questions can be added and referenced in a test, and what options are available to you for selecting from a larger pool of stored questions and randomising the order for students.
  • To recognise the relationship between different test options and how these will impact the assessment experience, as well as knowledge of the recommended settings.
  • To be aware of advanced features such as group creation and quick tips.

How to book

If you would like to attend this training session, please visit the HR training site (https://lncn.ac/training(opens in a new tab)).

To help you find our courses, we recommend you click ‘Book a place‘ then choose ‘ Digital Education – LALT ‘ from the category filter drop down box at the top of the page.