Wednesday, February 27, 2013

What Colleges Don't Teach...Coding

This one is thought provoking. 

Do we know how it works or do 
we just use and trust it? 

Friday, February 15, 2013

Tips for posting online tests/quizzes for students with DSS accommodations

Do you have a student(s) with a Disability Support Services request for additional testing time and you use tests or quizzes in Blackboard?

These are the steps you can use to open tests/quizzes with additional testing time just for the students who need it.

  1. Create a Content Folder called ADA Testing 
  2. Select Edit feature called "Adaptive Metadata"
  3. Follow instructions to add the student the with DSS accommodation request using their UA Username
  4. Copy the prebuilt test in the "Tests, Surveys & Pools" area
    1. Edit Test Options
    2. Change Time to match accomodation request
    3. Submit
  5. This allows only the student you have added to the folder to have access to this longer test
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