Exams/Quizzes/Assessments must align with the learning objectives and measure
Create Assessments of learning using varied approaches such as peer review, groups,
projects essays, papers, application. Consider using Respondus, Publisher Material or
Turnitin. Do not rely solely on the publisher resources or third party content,
Instructors should build a grade center with all assignments, activities,
participation, assessments and then include the associated points which will be awarded. If
weights are stated in the syllabus, then the Grade Center should reflect the weighted grade
including the total column. If an instructor or program selects to use publisher-based
assignments or tests, the grades and grade column must transfer back to the Blackboard
Grade Center. It is the instructor’s responsibility to create the grade column and post
grades in the Grade Center.
Uses varied instructional technologies (mobile, Bb Course
Tools, blogs, wikis, web2.0 tools) and multiple formats (audio, video, websites) in the
The course is functional on mobile devices, as designed and planned.
requirements are present in the course.
The instructor recognizes the importance of course development in
relationship to accessibility issues. Accommodating students of all abilities is vital.
Supplemental Material and Helpful Resources
Links to relevant materials and
resources outside the classroom are provided.
Use supplemental material for
remediation, if required.
Course Delivery Expectations
following are requirements after the term begins and
students are in the course.
eTROY expects that all Blackboard courses will be made available and ready for students one
week prior to the first day of the new term and no later than Thursday at 5:00pm before
the term begins.
Complete and submit an attendance roster (via Trojan Web Express) by the end of week two.
Best Practices indicate that instructors should log in to their Blackboard course(s) on a daily
basis in order to respond to student inquiries, monitor student progress, engage in student
activities, and grade student submissions. eTROY requires that instructors login every 48
hours. If an instructor goes 72 (3 days) without accessing their course(s) in Blackboard, an
email notification will be sent to the instructor’stroy.edu
email account. If the instructor is
out of the course for 96 hours (4 days), the instructor will receive a second email
notification. Key administrators, including the Department Chairs and Deans, will also be
notified of the instructor’s absence from their course(s). Remember: Students expect