Like in-person classes, how students are assessed in online classes varies by course. Blackboard has several features available to instructors for assessing students.
General Questions (BB9)
Some courses will require students to download Adobe programs or Adobe Creative Cloud.
This video describes the basic steps of that process:
When a student is only affiliated with MCAD through an Online Learning course (e.g. not an undergrad or MFA candidate), MCAD provides a server login with at least 25GB of space to be used for hosting web-based class work. More server space can be considered and issued upon request.
Some online classes have a one-hour-a-week chat ("synchronous") session. Others rely primarily on discussion boards ("asynchronous") where students login on their own time to participate in.
No two online classrooms are identical. As in face-to-face classes, each instructor organizes course content differently.
Nevertheless, all Blackboard classrooms share similar basic layouts.
"Professor Blackboard" is the name given to Online Learning staff members who answer questions that relate to online learning and using Blackboard.
Text that is copied/cut and pasted directly from Microsoft Word into Blackboard can create some unexpected results: formatting can go awry, images can disappear, and so on.