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BlackBoard Learn Video - Updating an Assignment

Updating an Assignment

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To update an assignment within Blackboard, first navigate to the assignment within your course. Hover your cursor over the assignment you wish to update. Click the arrow that appears to the right of the title of the assignment to open the assignments contextual menu. Select “Edit” from the contextual menu. You can enter updated instructions for the assignment in the text editor. Instructions will be visible to students from the content area of the course where the assignment is posted. If you have created a new PDF, PowerPoint, or other file with information relevant to the assignment, you can attach it to the assignment in the assignment files section. If the file is not in your course files already you can upload the file from your computer by clicking “Browse My Computer” and selecting the file from your computer. If the file is in your course files, click “Browse Content Collection” and choose the file from within your course files. To remove an old file from the assignment, click mark for removal to the right of the name of the file you wish to remove. To give students an updated due date for completing the assignment, scroll down to the Due Date section. Tick the button next to “Due Date.” Click the calendar button to the right of “Due Date” and select the day that you want the assignment to be due. The assignment will be made to be due at a certain time of day, depending on when you’re creating the due date. If you want to change the time of day that the assignment will be due, click the clock button to the right of “Due Date” and select the time that you want the assignment to be due. If you want the assignment to become available to students on a certain day, tick the button next to “Display After.” Then choose a day and time for the assignment to become available. You can also choose a day and time the assignment will become unavailable to students by ticking the button next to “Display Until” and choosing a day and time. Once you’ve completed updating your assignment, click “Submit” to complete the process.

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