Inline Assignment Grading provides a way to grade assignments within your Blackboard course. Instead of needing to download student files for viewing, instructors are able to view these files “inline” i.e. in the web browser, without the need for plug-ins or additional software. Many different file types are supported for inline grading with Blackboard’s Bb Annotate. You can find the full list of the supported file types at Bb Annotate. If a student uploads a file type that is not supported for inline grading you will be prompted to download it.
The tools available for annotation include: highlighting/underlining/strikethrough, drawing/brush/eraser, image/stamp, text, shapes (line, arrow, rectangle, etc.). Anchored comments can be added anywhere in the text and the comments appear in a panel next to the document.
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