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Turnitin Similarity Score

October 16, 2017 by | Technology

Similarity Score The color of the report icon indicates the similarity score of the paper, based on the amount of matching or similar text that was uncovered. The percentage range is 0% to 100% The possible similarity indices are: Blue: No matching text Green: One word to 24% matching text Yellow: 25-49% matching text Orange:

Turnitin Feedback Studio

October 2, 2017 by | Technology

What is Turnitin? Turnitin provides originality checking services, class management tools, and paperless digital grading products to educational institutions around the world. What Does Turnitin Do? Similarity Report: Submitted papers are compared for matches or similar text in Turnitin’s database. The database includes billions of web pages: both current and archived content from the internet,

Blackboard Instructor App

September 25, 2017 by | Technology

Blackboard Instructor is Blackboard’s brand new mobile application that gives instructors a quick and easy way to manage courses, interact with students, and view content. Manage courses anytime, anywhere Preview content and assessments Create and reply to discussions Review, create and send out announcements The Blackboard Instructor app is available on iOS 9.0+ Android 4.2+

Enroll Users to a Blackboard Course Types of Roles and Their Access

September 11, 2017 by | Technology

A Blackboard course shell is automatically created for each course taught at Chapman University. Therefore, instructors do not need to request the creation of a Blackboard course shell for a course listed in the current class schedule. Shells for an upcoming semester are created 60 days prior to the beginning of a new term. Courses

Organizations Blackboard

August 28, 2017 by | Technology

Organizations behave like courses and contain tools that enable members to communicate efficiently. Organizations are an ideal place to connect with colleges, departments, faculty, staff, and/or students for activities that are in support of the educational, research, or administrative mission of the University. Like a Blackboard course, an Organization includes: Document sharing (papers, agendas, minutes,

Why Use Blackboard?

June 26, 2017 by | Technology

Content Sharing– Go paperless! Upload your syllabus, PowerPoint presentations, link to YouTube videos, websites and more. Expand Classroom Time– Provide pre-class quizzes or self-assessments online to allow you more time for discussion and activities in the classroom. Plagiarism-detection and Coursework-annotation– Assign Turnitin assignments through Blackboard. The feedback studio provides similarity checking, online feedback, and rubric

When Will Fall Courses be Available in Blackboard?

June 12, 2017 by | Technology

Courses are uploaded to Blackboard 60 days prior to the term start date. Instructors have to be assigned to the course in PeopleSoft. Once you are assigned in PeopleSoft it takes about 4 hours to gain access to your Blackboard course. You will know when you have access if you see the course listed on

One-on-one Training Lynda.com + Blackboard

April 3, 2017 by | Technology

Do you learn better with one-on-one training over digital lessons or documentation? There are several benefits to one on one training: Understanding your specific course needs and goals. Answering individualized questions. Proved a personal work flow for Lynda.com and Blackboard. If you would like to schedule a one-on-one training please contact us at blackboard@chapman.edu

Top 5 Reasons to Use Lynda.com in Blackboard

March 27, 2017 by | Technology

More than 5,700 courses and 255,000 video tutorials taught by recognized industry expert Lynda.com is free for Chapman Instructors and students Instructors can find and use the videos through Blackboard’s Mashup tool Instructors can track students’ progress in the Grade Center By incorporating Lynda.com content into Blackboard instructors provide easy access for students Please visit

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