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Question 2
10 out of 10 points

Plug-ins should be downloaded on an as-needed basis rather than all at one time. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: All plug-ins are not needed for every course. Students should download only the plug-ins necessary for a class.

Question 3
10 out of 10 points

When attaching a file to be submitted to an instructor, which of the following is NOT an acceptable location to retrieve your file from? Answer Selected Answer: 3. Recent Documents folder Response Feedback: All of the above locations are acceptable to retrieve files for attachment except for the Recent Documents folder; attaching from this folder will result in the shortcut to the file being attached, which will display as a .lnk extension on the end of the file name.

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following communication methods would most likely be used to send a private, text-based message to a student within a course? Answer Selected Answer: 5. Messages Response Feedback: Messages are used to send private, text-based type messages inside of a course. Messages may not be sent outside of a course or to recipients that are not enrolled in a course. Messages are only accessible by logging into a course and checking the Messages tool.

Question 5
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools? Answer

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Selected Answer: 1. My Grades Response Feedback: The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor.

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following tools provides a summarized view of course activity through the use of modules. Answer Selected Answer: 2. Dashboard Response Feedback: The dashboard provides a summarized view of course activity through the user of modules. There is an institution dashboard (the My GWU Blackboard page), which is the first point of entry for Blackboard, and a course dashboard, which is commonly the home page for a course.

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

Discussion boards are asynchronous, meaning discussion postings can take place at any time regardless of when another member of the class is posting or replying. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: Class members do not have to be active on the discussion board at the same time; postings can take place any time, as long as the thread has not been locked or closed.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx Response Feedback: Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in

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Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test? Answer Selected Answer: 4. Desktop computer Response Feedback: Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100% compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 10
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the absence of a grade for the Student & Instructor Introductions/Social Corner assignment most likely means what? Answer Selected Answer: 2. The work for this assignment has not been submitted Response Feedback: The absence of a grade, indicated by the dash (-), indicates a student has not submitted work for an assignment.

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Question 1
10 out of 10 points

When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx Response Feedback: Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to

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use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.

Question 3
0 out of 10 points

Which of the following communication methods would most likely be used to post an important message for an entire class at once? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Email

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

Plug-ins should be downloaded on an as-needed basis rather than all at one time. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: All plug-ins are not needed for every course. Students should download only the plug-ins necessary for a class.

Question 5
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools? Answer Selected Answer: 3. My Grades Response Feedback: The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor.

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Desktop computer Response Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100%

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Feedback:

compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the grade icon (paper and pencil) for the First Dropbox Assignment assignment most likely means what? Answer Selected Answer: Response Feedback: 4. The assignment is "in progress." The work for the assignment has been submitted and the instructor has returned it to the student for modification The icon shown for the First Dropbox Assignment indicates the assignment is "in progress," which most likely means the instructor has returned the assignment to the student for modification.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following tools provides a summarized view of course activity through the use of modules. Answer Selected Answer: 1. Dashboard Response Feedback: The dashboard provides a summarized view of course activity through the user of modules. There is an institution dashboard (the My GWU Blackboard page), which is the first point of entry for Blackboard, and a course dashboard, which is commonly the home page for a course.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

Using the following file names and extensions, which of the listed files would your instructor NOT be able to open? Answer Selected Answer: 3. Chapter 1 Homework.lnk Response Feedback: Any file with a .lnk extension should not be submitted to an instructor. In this case, the file has been attached from the Recent Documents folder and is

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only a shortcut to the file and not a file that can be opened.

Question 10
10 out of 10 points

Discussion boards are asynchronous, meaning discussion postings can take place at any time regardless of when another member of the class is posting or replying. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: Class members do not have to be active on the discussion board at the same time; postings can take place any time, as long as the thread has not been locked or closed.

Question 1
10 out of 10 points

Discussion boards are asynchronous, meaning discussion postings can take place at any time regardless of when another member of the class is posting or replying. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: Class members do not have to be active on the discussion board at the same time; postings can take place any time, as long as the thread has not been locked or closed.

Question 2
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools? Answer Selected Answer: 3. My Grades Response Feedback: The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor.

Question 3
10 out of 10 points

When beginning a new course, a student is required to download all of the commonly-used plug-ins (listed in Module 1 of this orientation) before reviewing the course Syllabus or contacting the instructor about what plug-ins will be needed.

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Answer Selected Answer: False Response Feedback: A student should review the course Syllabus or contact the instructor to find out which plug-ins, if any, will be needed for a course. If a student immediately downloads all of the plug-ins listed in Module 1, he may spend a lot of unncessary time and effort on plug-ins that may never be used.

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following communication methods would most likely be used to send a question or message to the GWU email address for one or more users in a class? Answer Selected Answer: 3. Email Response Feedback: Email is the tool used to send one or more users an email to their GWU inbox. Although an email may be sent from within the class without launching an external mail client (such as Outlook, Gmail, or Yahoo!), emails are not received internally in the class. Copies of emails are not saved in the Blackboard class.

Question 5
10 out of 10 points

To review the instructor's feedback for work submitted as an Assignment, a student should go to the My Grades area and click on what to see both the instructor's comments as well as any files he has attached for student review?

Answer Selected Answer: 1. The grade for the assignment, which is a link Response Feedback: To view the instructor's feedback, any files submitted by the student, and any files attached by the instructor for the student to review, one must click on the grade hyperlink.

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following tools provides a summarized view of course activity through the use of modules. Answer

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Selected Answer: 4. Dashboard Response Feedback: The dashboard provides a summarized view of course activity through the user of modules. There is an institution dashboard (the My GWU Blackboard page), which is the first point of entry for Blackboard, and a course dashboard, which is commonly the home page for a course.

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the grade icon (paper and pencil) for the First Dropbox Assignment assignment most likely means what? Answer Selected Answer: Response Feedback: 4. The assignment is "in progress." The work for the assignment has been submitted and the instructor has returned it to the student for modification The icon shown for the First Dropbox Assignment indicates the assignment is "in progress," which most likely means the instructor has returned the assignment to the student for modification.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it? Answer Selected Answer: 2. Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx Response Feedback: Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test? Answer

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Selected Answer: 4. Desktop computer Response Feedback: Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100% compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 10
10 out of 10 points

When attaching a file to be submitted to an instructor, which of the following is NOT an acceptable location to retrieve your file from? Answer Selected Answer: 5. Recent Documents folder Response Feedback: All of the above locations are acceptable to retrieve files for attachment except for the Recent Documents folder; attaching from this folder will result in the shortcut to the file being attached, which will display as a .lnk extension on the end of the file name.

Question 1
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following communication methods would most likely be used to send a private, text-based message to a student within a course? Answer Selected Answer: 2. Messages Response Feedback: Messages are used to send private, text-based type messages inside of a course. Messages may not be sent outside of a course or to recipients that are not enrolled in a course. Messages are only accessible by logging into a course and checking the Messages tool.

Question 2
10 out of 10 points

Notifications are emailed to students every time a change is made in a course by the instructor (ie, an assignment is due, a test is available, a wiki needs grading, etc.). The student may change these and other notification settings by: Answer Selected Answer: 3. Using Edit Notification Settings

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Response Feedback:

The Edit Notification Settings feature, available on the course dashboard or by clicking on My Places in the top banner, allows users to customize which notifications are sent to their email and dashboards. The mobile settings should not be used since the university does not subscribe to mobile services at this time.

Question 3
10 out of 10 points

To review the instructor's feedback for work submitted as an Assignment, a student should go to the My Grades area and click on what to see both the instructor's comments as well as any files he has attached for student review?

Answer Selected Answer: 3. The grade for the assignment, which is a link Response Feedback: To view the instructor's feedback, any files submitted by the student, and any files attached by the instructor for the student to review, one must click on the grade hyperlink.

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Desktop computer Response Feedback: Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100% compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 5
10 out of 10 points

When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it? Answer Selected Answer: 4. Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx

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Response Feedback:

Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools? Answer Selected Answer: 3. My Grades Response Feedback: The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor.

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

Using the following file names and extensions, which of the listed files would your instructor NOT be able to open? Answer Selected Answer: 4. Chapter 1 Homework.lnk Response Feedback: Any file with a .lnk extension should not be submitted to an instructor. In this case, the file has been attached from the Recent Documents folder and is only a shortcut to the file and not a file that can be opened.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

Plug-ins should be downloaded on an as-needed basis rather than all at one time. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: All plug-ins are not needed for every course. Students should download only the plug-ins necessary for a class.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

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Discussion boards are asynchronous, meaning discussion postings can take place at any time regardless of when another member of the class is posting or replying. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: Class members do not have to be active on the discussion board at the same time; postings can take place any time, as long as the thread has not been locked or closed.

Question 10
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the grade icon (green exclamation mark) for the Chapter 2 Homework assignment most likely means what? Answer Selected Answer: Response Feedback: 5. The student has submitted the work for the assignment, and the work needs to be graded The icon shown for the First Dropbox Assignment indicates the assignment is "in progress," which most likely means the instructor has returned the assignment to the student for modification.

Question 1
10 out of 10 points

When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it? Answer Selected Answer: 2. Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx Response Feedback: Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.

Question 2
10 out of 10 points

Plug-ins should be downloaded on an as-needed basis rather than all at one time. Answer

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Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: All plug-ins are not needed for every course. Students should download only the plug-ins necessary for a class.

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

When attaching a file to be submitted to an instructor, which of the following is NOT an acceptable location to retrieve your file from? Answer Selected Answer: 3. Recent Documents folder Response Feedback: All of the above locations are acceptable to retrieve files for attachment except for the Recent Documents folder; attaching from this folder will result in the shortcut to the file being attached, which will display as a .lnk extension on the end of the file name.

Question 5
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test? Answer Selected Answer: 3. Desktop computer Response Feedback: Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100% compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

The use of a discussion board in an online environment allows students to interact in a manner similar to a traditional class by asking questions, generating discussion, and sharing feedback and ideas. Answer Selected Answer: True

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools?

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Answer Selected Answer: 4. My Grades Response Feedback: The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following tools provides a summarized view of course activity through the use of modules. Answer Selected Answer: 3. Dashboard Response Feedback: The dashboard provides a summarized view of course activity through the user of modules. There is an institution dashboard (the My GWU Blackboard page), which is the first point of entry for Blackboard, and a course dashboard, which is commonly the home page for a course.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

To review the instructor's feedback for work submitted as an Assignment, a student should go to the My Grades area and click on what to see both the instructor's comments as well as any files he has attached for student review?

Answer Selected Answer: 3. The grade for the assignment, which is a link Response Feedback: To view the instructor's feedback, any files submitted by the student, and any files attached by the instructor for the student to review, one must click on the grade hyperlink.

Question 10
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the grade icon (paper and pencil) for the First Dropbox Assignment assignment most likely means what?

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Answer Selected Answer: Response Feedback: 4. The assignment is "in progress." The work for the assignment has been submitted and the instructor has returned it to the student for modification The icon shown for the First Dropbox Assignment indicates the assignment is "in progress," which most likely means the instructor has returned the assignment to the student for modification.

Question 1
10 out of 10 points

Notifications are emailed to students every time a change is made in a course by the instructor (ie, an assignment is due, a test is available, a wiki needs grading, etc.). The student may change these and other notification settings by: Answer Selected Answer: 3. Using Edit Notification Settings Response Feedback: The Edit Notification Settings feature, available on the course dashboard or by clicking on My Places in the top banner, allows users to customize which notifications are sent to their email and dashboards. The mobile settings should not be used since the university does not subscribe to mobile services at this time.

Question 2
10 out of 10 points

Discussion boards are asynchronous, meaning discussion postings can take place at any time regardless of when another member of the class is posting or replying. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: Class members do not have to be active on the discussion board at the same time; postings can take place any time, as long as the thread has not been locked or closed.

Question 3
10 out of 10 points

To review the instructor's feedback for work submitted as an Assignment, a student should go to the My Grades area and click on what to see both the instructor's comments as well as any files he has attached for student review?

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Answer Selected Answer: 4. The grade for the assignment, which is a link Response Feedback: To view the instructor's feedback, any files submitted by the student, and any files attached by the instructor for the student to review, one must click on the grade hyperlink.

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

Using the following file names and extensions, which of the listed files would your instructor NOT be able to open? Answer Selected Answer: 3. Chapter 1 Homework.lnk Response Feedback: Any file with a .lnk extension should not be submitted to an instructor. In this case, the file has been attached from the Recent Documents folder and is only a shortcut to the file and not a file that can be opened.

Question 5
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the grade icon (green exclamation mark) for the Chapter 2 Homework assignment most likely means what? Answer Selected Answer: Response Feedback: 2. The student has submitted the work for the assignment, and the work needs to be graded The icon shown for the First Dropbox Assignment indicates the assignment is "in progress," which most likely means the instructor has returned the assignment to the student for modification.

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Desktop computer Response Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100%

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Feedback:

compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

Plug-ins should be downloaded on an as-needed basis rather than all at one time. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: All plug-ins are not needed for every course. Students should download only the plug-ins necessary for a class.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it? Answer Selected Answer: 2. Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx Response Feedback: Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following communication methods would most likely be used to send a question or message to the GWU email address for one or more users in a class? Answer Selected Answer: 4. Email Response Feedback: Email is the tool used to send one or more users an email to their GWU inbox. Although an email may be sent from within the class without launching an external mail client (such as Outlook, Gmail, or Yahoo!), emails are not received internally in the class. Copies of emails are not saved in the Blackboard class.

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Question 10
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools? Answer Selected Answer: 3. My Grades Response Feedback: The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor.

Question 1
10 out of 10 points

Using the following file names and extensions, which of the listed files would your instructor NOT be able to open? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Chapter 1 Homework.lnk Response Feedback: Any file with a .lnk extension should not be submitted to an instructor. In this case, the file has been attached from the Recent Documents folder and is only a shortcut to the file and not a file that can be opened.

Question 2
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test? Answer Selected Answer: 1. Desktop computer Response Feedback: Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100% compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 3
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following communication methods would most likely be used to send a question or message to the GWU email address for one or more users in a class? Answer

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Selected Answer: 2. Email Response Feedback: Email is the tool used to send one or more users an email to their GWU inbox. Although an email may be sent from within the class without launching an external mail client (such as Outlook, Gmail, or Yahoo!), emails are not received internally in the class. Copies of emails are not saved in the Blackboard class.

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

Discussion boards are asynchronous, meaning discussion postings can take place at any time regardless of when another member of the class is posting or replying. Answer Selected Answer: True Response Feedback: Class members do not have to be active on the discussion board at the same time; postings can take place any time, as long as the thread has not been locked or closed.

Question 5
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools? Answer Selected Answer: 1. My Grades Response Feedback: The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor.

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the grade icon (paper and pencil) for the First Dropbox Assignment assignment most likely means what? Answer Selected Answer: 1. The assignment is "in progress." The work for the assignment has been submitted and the instructor has returned it to the student for modification

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Response Feedback:

The icon shown for the First Dropbox Assignment indicates the assignment is "in progress," which most likely means the instructor has returned the assignment to the student for modification.

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

When beginning a new course, a student is required to download all of the commonly-used plug-ins (listed in Module 1 of this orientation) before reviewing the course Syllabus or contacting the instructor about what plug-ins will be needed. Answer Selected Answer: False Response Feedback: A student should review the course Syllabus or contact the instructor to find out which plug-ins, if any, will be needed for a course. If a student immediately downloads all of the plug-ins listed in Module 1, he may spend a lot of unncessary time and effort on plug-ins that may never be used.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

To review the instructor's feedback for work submitted as an Assignment, a student should go to the My Grades area and click on what to see both the instructor's comments as well as any files he has attached for student review?

Answer Selected Answer: 1. The grade for the assignment, which is a link Response Feedback: To view the instructor's feedback, any files submitted by the student, and any files attached by the instructor for the student to review, one must click on the grade hyperlink.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following tools provides a summarized view of course activity through the use of modules. Answer Selected Answer: 3. Dashboard

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Response Feedback:

The dashboard provides a summarized view of course activity through the user of modules. There is an institution dashboard (the My GWU Blackboard page), which is the first point of entry for Blackboard, and a course dashboard, which is commonly the home page for a course.

Question 10
10 out of 10 points

When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it? Answer Selected Answer: 2. Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx Response Feedback: Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.
10 out of 10 points

Question 1
The use of a discussion board in an online environment allows students to interact in a manner similar to a traditional class by asking questions, generating discussion, and sharing feedback and ideas.
Selected Answer: Correct Answer: True True

Question 2
10 out of 10 points

To view any grades an instructor has made available, a student should access which of the following tools?
Selected Answer: 1.

My Grades
Correct Answer: 1.

My Grades
Response Feedback:

The My Grades link, which should be available on the Course Menu or under Tools, displays any student grades that have been posted by the instructor. Grades are also available by clicking the My Grades icon found on the Global Navigation Menu in the top, right-hand corner of your Blackboard screen.

Question 3
10 out of 10 points

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When creating a document for submission using a word processor other than Microsoft Word (i.e., Pages, WordPerfect, Works, WordPad), which of the following is the correct procedure for saving so your instructor can open it?
Selected Answer: 2.

Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx
Correct Answer: 2.

Click File, Save As, and change the file type/format to .doc or .docx
Response Feedback:

Since Microsoft Word is the official word processing application of the university, it is best to submit files in Word format. While it is permissible to use other word processing applications, your files should always be saved in Word (.docx or .doc) format by clicking File, Save As, and changing the file type to Word.

Question 4
10 out of 10 points

Notifications are emailed to students every time a change is made in a course by the instructor (ie, an assignment is due, a test is available, a wiki needs grading, etc.). The student may change these and other notification settings by:
Selected Answer: 4.

Using Edit Notification Settings


Correct Answer: 2.

Using Edit Notification Settings


Response Feedback:

The Edit Notification Settings feature is available on the course dashboard, or by clicking Settings, then Edit Notification Settings on the Global Navigation Menu in the top, right-hand corner of your Blackboard screen. This feature allows users to customize which notifications are sent to their email and dashboards.
10 out of 10 points

Question 5
Plug-ins should be downloaded on an as-needed basis rather than all at one time.
Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Response Feedback: True True

All plug-ins are not needed for every course. Students should download only the plug-ins

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necessary for a class.

Question 6
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following devices is recommended for taking a test?


Selected Answer: 2.

Desktop computer
Correct Answer: 2.

Desktop computer
Response Feedback:

Currently, Android and iOS devices (phones and tablets) are not 100% compatible with the Blackboard testing feature. The only sure way to make sure a test can be completed is by using a desktop or laptop computer (Windows or Mac).

Question 7
10 out of 10 points

When attaching a file to be submitted to an instructor, which of the following is NOT an acceptable location to retrieve your file from?
Selected Answer: 2.

Recent Documents folder


Correct Answer: 4.

Recent Documents folder


Response Feedback:

All of the above locations are acceptable to retrieve files for attachment except for the Recent Documents folder; attaching from this folder will result in the shortcut to the file being attached, which will display as a .lnk extension on the end of the file name.

Question 8
10 out of 10 points

According to the following illustration, the blue, circular-shaped icon for the First Dropbox Assignment most likely means what?

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Selected Answer:

1.

The assignment is "in progress." The work for the assignment has been submitted and the instructor has returned it to the student for modification

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Correct Answer:

2.

The assignment is "in progress." The work for the assignment has been submitted and the instructor has returned it to the student for modification
Response Feedback:

The icon shown for the First Dropbox Assignment indicates the assignment is "in progress," which most likely means the instructor has returned the assignment to the student for modification.

Question 9
10 out of 10 points

Which of the following communication methods would most likely be used to send a question or message to the GWU email address for one or more users in a class?
Selected Answer: 2.

Email
Correct Answer: 1.

Email
Response Feedback:

Email is the tool used to send one or more users an email to their GWU inbox. Although an email may be sent from within the class without launching an external mail client (such as Outlook, Gmail, or Yahoo!), emails are not received internally in the class. Copies of emails are not saved in the Blackboard class.

Question 10
10 out of 10 points

To review the instructor's feedback for the Chapter 1 Homework submitted as an Assignment, a student should go to the My Grades area and click on what to see both the instructor's comments AND any files he has attached for student review?

BLACKBOARD ORIENTATION

Selected Answer:

2.

The item, or assignment, name - in this case the "Chapter 1 Homework" title
Correct Answer: 4.

The item, or assignment, name - in this case the "Chapter 1 Homework" title
Response Feedback:

To view the instructor's feedback, any files submitted by the student, and any files attached by the instructor for the student to review, one must click on the assignment's title. One may also click on the grade to view both comments and attachments. Clicking on the "Comments" link will display the instructor's comments but will not display any attachments.