Assessment tools in Blackboard allow you to create and manage different forms of graded and ungraded evaluations that you can distribute to your students. They include online homework and paper submissions, plagiarism checking, graded testing features and surveys.

  • Assignments - Paper and Homework submissions, can be any file type.
  • Safe Assignments - Paper and Homework submissions that are plagiarism checked.
  • Tests - Online testing features, includes options for automatic grading and essay/short answer options.
  • Surveys - Online survey tools, allow you to poll your class for information anonymously.

Instructors that need help setting up or troubleshooting various assignments or assessments on Blackboard can contact TLT's Blackboard Support Team by calling (631) 632-2777 or by emailing


Blackboard Support Team