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Blackboard Test - Staff Guides

Blackboard Test is the built-in testing tool in Minerva which can be used for formative and summative assessment. It is accessed by staff and students through Minerva.

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Checklist for creating Blackboard Tests or Assignments

When setting up a Blackboard Test, you’ll find a range of settings to choose from – it can be easy to overlook a key setting. You may find it helpful to consult the checklist before making your Test available to students – it lists the key settings and their defaults.

Arranging External Examiner Access

Quality Assurance have advised that external examiners must have a Leeds IT account before they can be given access to submissions and any other University systems (e.g. Minerva).

See, Leeds IT accounts for external examiners for guidance on how this can be arranged.

Academic Integrity Summary required for all summative assessments

An Academic Integrity summary needs to be added to the description field in Minerva on all links to summative assessments regardless of the tool being used to deliver the assessment.

See the Academic Integrity Summary guide for guidance on how to add this and the text you need to include.

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