Blackboard Basic Instructor

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Assignment management

Creating a Turnitin assignment

Advanced Similarity Report settings

Advanced Online grading settings

Editing a Turnitin assignment

Deleting a Turnitin assignment

Creating revision assignments

File types displayed in the Turnitin Viewer

Downloading papers

The Assignment inbox

Elements of the assignment inbox

Locating the assignment inbox

Assignment inbox navigation bar

Organizing the assignment inbox

Syncing the class roster

Viewing papers

Viewing late submissions

Turnitin assignments by groups




Accessing Feedback Studio

Grade Center Column Relink

Grading without a submission

Modify grades

 ETS e-rater®

Viewing e-rater feedback

Dismissing and revealing e-rater marks

Adding comments to e-rater marks

Hiding e-rater feedback categories

When is e-rater feedback released to students

Viewing the Turnitin writer's handbook


Document details (Turnitin Originality only)


 The Similarity Report

Accepted file types and sizes

Accessing the Similarity Report

Accessing the text-only Similarity Report

Excluding small matches

Excluding quotes and the bibliography

Bibliography and quote exclusion definitions

Generating a new Similarity Report

Interpreting the Similarity Report

Multi-color highlighting

Paper view requests

Refining the Similarity Report

Resizing your paper

Similarity scoring scenarios

The thumbnail sidebar

Viewing excluded sources

Viewing similarity matches

Viewing sources

Excluding sources

Anonymous marking

Anonymous marking explained

Enabling anonymous marking options

Enabling anonymous marking during assignment creation

Enabling anonymous marking after assignment creation

Revealing a student's name

Making a submission

Single-file upload on behalf of a student

Multiple-file upload on behalf of a student

Cut-and-paste submissions on behalf of a student

Zip-file upload on behalf of a student

Locating digital receipts

File requirements


The 'My Paper' section of the 'My Grades/Marks' section is not supported for PeerMark assignments.

About PeerMark assignments

Creating a PeerMark assignment

Editing and deleting PeerMark questions

Viewing the PeerMark Assignment Inbox

Reordering PeerMark questions

Writing a peer review

Writing a review for a selected paper

Using the PeerMark™ tools palette

Adding bubble comments to a review

Adding composition marks to a review

Adding inline comments to a review

Viewing peer review information

Reading peer reviews

Grading peer reviews

Editing review grades and overall grades

Printing peer reviews

Commenting tools

Adding bubble comments

Adding QuickMarks

Adding inline comments

Adding strikethrough text

Adding text summary comments

Recording voice comments

Assigning criteria to bubble and QuickMark comments

Converting bubble comments to QuickMarks

Deleting bubble comments

Deleting inline comments

Deleting strikethroughs


Accessing the QuickMark manager

Creating new QuickMarks

Changing QuickMark set visibility options

Creating new QuickMark sets

Editing QuickMarks

Copying QuickMarks to an existing set

Archiving QuickMarks

Restoring QuickMarks

Searching for QuickMarks

Downloading QuickMark sets

Uploading QuickMark sets

Deleting QuickMarks

Filtering visibility options

Rubric scorecards and grading forms

Rubric Scorecards

Creating a standard rubric scorecard

Modifying a rubric scorecard

Attaching a rubric scorecard to an assignment

Grading in the rubric side panel

Grading in the expanded rubric manager

Duplicating a rubric scorecard

Downloading rubric scorecards

Uploading rubric scorecards

Assigning criteria to bubble and QuickMark comments

Creating a grading form

Modifying a grading form

Attaching a grading form to an assignment

Grading in the grading form side panel

Grading in the expanded grading form manager

Duplicating a grading form

Downloading a grading form

Uploading a grading form