Participating in Discussions

Many instructors set up class discussions through Blackboard. These discussions may involve the whole class or a small group. Your instructor will provide specific directions for any course discussion. Below is an example of what a course discussion could look like. You will have an initial post, then responses to that post. 

Quizzes/Tests

Many instructors will use Blackboard for online quizzes or tests. Your instructor will direct you to the specific requirements for their exams. Below is an example of a typical Blackboard quiz. 

Quiz graphic

Click on the name of the quiz to begin.

You may have a combination of many question types, including: multiple choice, fill in the blank, true/false, and even essay. Your instructor will have additional information regarding the setup of any online testing in their course.

NOTE: Additional guides regarding Blackboard are available at: https://experts.missouristate.edu/display/KB/Learning+Management+System

These guides are frequently updated by Missouri State Computer Services and provide extensive information about all aspects of working within Blackboard.