Blackboard has an assignment tool that can be used to create graded assignments. This tool also creates a corresponding Grade Center column.

The assignment tool provides students with a link, that when clicked, allows them to attach a document and type in comments. These items will be sent to the Grade Center, where instructors will retrieve and grade them.

Create Assignments

How to view Assignment Submissions

How to Submit an Assignment in Blackboard


SafeAssign is a tool in Blackboard used to prevent and check for plagiarism.  There are two ways to use SafeAssign:

Create a SafeAssignment and View Results

Using DirectSubmit