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Below are instructions for instructors to edit test availability.

The Test Availability Exceptions settings allow instructors to change these options for selected students for each test in Blackboard as needed:

  • Allow additional time to complete timed tests and/or remove the timed or Auto-Submit requirements
  • Allow multiple attempts when only single attempts are permitted
  • Allow access to tests before or after they are available to the rest of the class

Allow Additional Time

  1. Make sure Edit Mode: is ON in the top-right corner
  2. Open the area where the test is located > click the down arrow icon to the right of the test title > Edit the Test Options
  3. Scroll down to the Test Availability Exceptions section > Add User or Group
  4. Check the box to the left of the student’s name > Submit
  5. Check the box below the Timer option > add the extended time amount > uncheck Auto Submit, if necessary > Submit 

Allow Multiple Attempts

  • Follow steps 1 – 4 above
  • Select Multiple Attempts > enter the number of attempts allowed in the box to the right of Multiple Attempts > Submit

Change Availability Dates/Times

  • Follow steps 1 – 4 above
  • Click the calendar icon below Availability > choose After: and/or Before: dates/times as needed > Save > Submit

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Owner:Sharley K.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2020-06-26 11:09 CDTUpdated:2020-08-24 14:36 CDT
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