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How can I improve the accessibility of my emails?

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I recently attended AbilityNet's TechShare Pro 2020 conference. In this post, I'm going to share a top tip I learned from Microsoft.

Should you use Significant Figures or Decimal Places when setting Answer Set options for Calculated Formula questions in Blackboard?

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Blackboard tests are a hot topic at the moment. I recently recently received a question from Dr Gabriel Weymouth : "I'm positive this is clearly documented somewhere, but I can't find it. How do you make BB apply the correct error margins for calculated formula problems. The logical way of doing it (setting a, say, 2% margin) doesn't work:"

Virtual backgrounds when creating PowerPoint Recordings

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For recorded lectures and presentations, some instructors prefer to create   narrated PowerPoint files.

How to use virtual backgrounds with Blackboard Collaborate

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Using the Blackboard 'Self and Peer Assessment' tool with groups

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On the CHEP Community Team Dr Poshak Gandhi asked, "My module has 170 students, split into 4 groups of about 42 students each.I want to create an assignment for peer assessment, with each group having a separate submission deadline.  I don't see the group-wise submission deadline option on the peer assessment page (see attached screenshot). How do I implement this? Am I missing something? Thanks." Poshak Gandhi: Dear all in General, Question on Groups and Peer Assessments in B…  posted in CHEP Community / General at Oct 5, 2020 12:59 PM So, I have spent some time looking into this and here are the results of my testing.

Enable automated captions for Blackboard Collaborate using Google Chrome

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