For many instructors, the Blackboard (Bb) Assignment Tool is a helpful time saver.  A few of the advantages are:

  • there are no papers to haul around—they live in Bb
  • feedback and grades can be distributed within Bb
  • the rubric tool makes grading easier and more consistent (especially helpful for TAs)

To read more, visit the CTL how-to page for the assignment tool or Getting Started with Assignments [PDF].