Tests can be useful to check your comprehension, reinforce learning or as a revision aid.
Blackboard tests and quizzes can be found in various locations on courses; within resource learning units, assessment folders and in weekly course content folders etc.
This guide will explain how to
- access a test
- answer test questions and submit answers
- view scores / corrected answers
Access a test
- Navigate to the relevant Blackboard course and click on the link to the relevant test
- Click begin in the bottom right-hand corner of the test page view
Answer test questions and submit answers
Question types may vary. The following image details where to insert answers for multiple choice questions (MCQ) (1) and extended matching questions (EMQ) (2).
Please see the Blackboard help site for detailed explanations of question types.
Individual answers auto-save whilst you stay on the open test page. However, you can also click on save answer / saved to be sure. Note the number of points awarded may also be indicated (depending on the set up of the test).
View scores / corrected answers
Depending on the set up of the test, you may see an option to see corrections immediately. After submitting your answers, click on OK in the bottom right-hand corner of the confirmation of submission page.
How you are scored and how much feedback you receive can vary between tests and will be explained in the instructions and descriptions of tests.
You can navigate back to a test via MyGrades or the original test link to access results / scores again, or for the first time if the set up of the test means they will be released at a later date. Please refer to user guide to MyGrades.