Office Of Smith IT
Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall, Rm 3520
College Park, MD 20742
(for Blackboard Requests)
Mon-Fri (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Setup Online Tests and Surveys
Including instructions to:
>> Create a new test and add questions
>> Add the test to a Content Area, set availability, etc.
>> Make the test available to the students
>> View the results and manually grade questions
Blackboard allows you to set a time limit for a quiz or
online exam. But please note
that the system
will NOT stop students from taking the exam when the time is
up. Instead, it will alert the test taker but
then let them continue taking
the quiz and submit it. The instructor can become
aware of this when he checks student score, as the system
will flag the student entry as having gone above the time
limit. But you will have to set a discipline rule and let
students know how you will deal with those who go over time.
When uploading a Microsoft Word or PowerPoint file as an
attachment, make sure your file name does not contain
special characters (such as = ! , \ " ' # @ ( ) space).
You may get an error message or it may just cause problems
with the column.
When you create columns in the Gradebook or ask students to
submit digital Assignments, file naming convention is also
important to note. Warn your students about it to avoid the