ASSIGNMENTS: How does an instructor create an assignment using Blackboard?

Follow the steps below to post/create an assignment as an instructor in Blackboard.


  1. Navigate to a content area in Blackboard.

  2. Move cursor over Assessments and then click Assignment.

  3. Type a Name of an assignment.

  4. Click Browse My Computer to attach a file.

  5. In the Grading section, set the Points Possible.

    • The Submission Details menu will allow you to activate SafeAssign plagiarism detection for this assignment.

  6. Check Make the Assignment Available to deploy the assignment.

  7. Click Submit.