Blackboard: Assignments and Tests

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about assignments and tests in Blackboard! Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students. This 60-minute workshop will primarily cover how to create assignments and develop tests that make the best of both your time and your students efforts. Participants will also discuss test settings and how they impact the student experience of taking a test online.

Please register here:

This workshop is also offered on Monday, January 7, 2019, Thursday, January 17, 2019, Wednesday, Monday, March 18, 2019, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

This workshop is part of the Assessing Student Learning series for GW faculty members seeking new tools, tips, and tricks to enhance student learning through equitable and effective testing and grading practices. Workshops in this series are sponsored by the Instuctional Technology Lab and the University Teaching and Learning Center. Other workshops in this Spring 2018 series are Blackboard Grade Center, Using Rubrics in Blackboard, Testing in Blackboard: Best Practices, Spend Less Time Grading: Tips, Tricks, and Rubrics. If you need feedback on assignment or syllabus design, advice on teaching methods, or ideas for new activities, consider booking a consultation with the University Teaching and Learning Center. More information is available on If you are a faculty member or teaching assistant looking for personalized assistance with the instructional technologies you use for teaching or hands-on guidance in developing dynamic content for a course, consider booking a consultation with the Instructional Technology Lab. More information is available on

Open to Faculty

Sponsored By:

GW Libraries & Academic Innovation and the Instructional Technology Lab