When we upgrade Blackboard this summer a number of improvements will be made within the area of quizzes and tests.
When you publish a test to your course you may wish to give certain students extra time. With the upgrade to Blackboard “exceptions” can be made when deploying your test.
Fill in the Blank Question Type – Pattern Matching
Finally an addition to the Fill in the Blank and Fill in Multiple Blanks question types. Finally it will be possible say that the answers are case-sensitive. Another new option is that you will have the opportunity to use “pattern matching” to allow for a greater number of possible answers without having to type each possible answer in.
For example consider the question. What is the name of the University Bus Service? The student could enter Uni-Link, Uni Link, or Unilink, and I would consider all of those answers correct. I would then enter the following possible answers:
With “Pattern Match” I can achieve something very similar by using: