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

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On the CHEP Community TeamDr 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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How students can create their own groups within Blackboard for work, study, and socialising

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Bb Collaborate Workshop Materials

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Recently I was asked to do a workshop to introduce a department to Collaborate.  When I asked what they wanted to cover the list kept getting longer and longer.  So rather than spend the time doing live demos I built on some slides that Amy Eyre had shared some time ago, and in the spirit of the community I'm sharing these back.  I also have a few examples for ice-breakers that I used.

The Practical "Bluffer's Guide" to Blackboard Theme Accessibility #BbWorld20

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My updated theme for Blackboard 3800.13

As we move to SaaS soon I had to update our theme work to be compatible with the latest SaaS version. So this means I have a nice freshly compiled version to share. I'm also going to be referring to this at a presentation I will give soon at BbWorld20 :)

The previously shared version had been lost in the transfer to the new Blackboard Community Site. This explains why I now back up all new posts to both this blog as well as posting on the community site. 

 A lack of time means that right now I cannot share screenshots of how the new additions to the theme look, but I am providing the source code below so you can experiment with copying and pasting them into Stylus easily, without having to unzip the theme. You can get a good idea of how it all looks by referring to my post: Let me show you my Blackboard.

 Note that the improvement to Review Status required me to apply a separate CSS just for instructors. In Blackboard the review status button has a double purpose when making a tes…