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Rawls Testing Center - Blackboard Information

Blackboard 9.1 is the current version of the learning management system utilized by Texas Tech University. In addition to the general tutorials provided, a specific tutorial video has been developed by TTU to assist you in the creation of Blackboard tests. This tutorial is available under the ‘Training’ tab at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/elearning/blackboard/instructor/#tabs-3.

General information, training tutorials, FAQs and information on Respondus Quiz Creator can also be found by following the above link. An additional guide to creating a test in Blackboard can be at https://www.depts.ttu.edu/elearning/blackboard/guides/HANDOUT-Tests.pdf

Required Test Options

In your list of tests, click the drop down arrow next to the applicable test. Click on Edit Test Options to set the following parameters. Parameters not specified here are completely up to you!

Test Information

Test Availability

Test Availability Exceptions

Due Date

Self-assessment Options

Show Test Results and Feedback to Students

Test Presentation



After you have gone through the above test options, you will need to enable Respondus LockDown Browser in order for your test to be ready to take at the Rawls Testing Center.

Addition Information

Instructor support for general Blackboard issues and questions is available by emailing blackboard@ttu.edu or by calling 806-742-7227.

Questions about the Rawls Testing Center, including guidelines for setting up Blackboard tests and other inquiries should be directed to rawls.testingcenter@ttu.edu.