No purely online assessment system can prevent all forms of cheating. Unless you are giving the test as a proctored computer lab test, you should consider Blackboard assessments tantamount to a take-home exam. If you are not comfortable with take-home exams, you should not be using Blackboard for assessments.
Tests and surveys are used to measure student knowledge, gauge progress, and gather information from students. You can create tests and surveys and then deploy them in a course area. The difference between tests and surveys is test questions have points assigned to them for grading evaluation, whereas surveys do not. Question pools are collections of questions. When you see the phrase “question pools,” think “test banks.”
Tests And Quizzes
Learn to create and administer online practice examinations.
Faculty Guide to Creating Mobile Tests (Acrobat Acrobat, PDF)
Students have the option to take Mobile Tests either via the Blackboard Mobile Learn app on their iOS or Android mobile device, or on their desktop computer. The Mobile Test Creator was designed with one goal in mind: to make creating Mobile Tests as simple and intuitive for you as possible. In case you have questions on how to get started, here is a guide to the new Mobile Test Creator.
Learn to create and manage online surveys.
Question pools are actually test banks which are used to “Randomize” test questions within tests.