Box View Updates (March 5, 2018)

If you are using the Blackboard Assignment tool to collect student work, rather than Turnitin, you will find a new look-and-feel to the tool. recently purchased Crocodoc, the tool that you have used for years to markup student submissions. No previously graded work will be lost.

Sticky Mode:

Box updated the New Box View service with a “sticky” mode for annotations (specifically point- and drawing- annotations):


Drawing Annotations:

One of the most-requested features for the New Box View service is to provide users the ability to add freehand drawings to documents. On March 5th, 2018 Box updated the New Box View service with the ability to add drawings by entering into “drawing mode” (similar to “sticky” mode for point annotations):

Additional Assistance:

  • Call our Blackboard Help line 24 hours a day, every day at (213) 740-5555 and choose option 2.
  • Faculty can request help and training from USC’s Enterprise Learning Technologies group by submitting a request to