Educational Support Office

Blackboard Question Types: Hot Spot

Most faculty members are familiar with using multiple choice questions in computer-based exams via Blackboard.  Blackboard offers a variety of question formats in addition to traditional question formats.  In the coming months, we’ll feature some of the less-common question types Blackboard makes available to you. Hot Spot A Hot Spot question asks the test-taker to click on an area of a graphic image.  The instructor provides a prompt and the image file before identifying coordinates in that image that are considered correct. Advantages: allows instructors… Continue Reading

ESO Staffing Update

The Educational Support Office is pleased to introduce Andrew Bunton, MEd.  Andrew joined UNMC at the end of September and will serve the ESO in a variety of roles.  Most of his time will be dedicated to coordinating the Problem-Based Learning program.  He will also work closely with the Computer-Based Testing program and will be involved with College of Medicine website maintenance, OASIS, and Visix signage for the Sorrell Center. Andrew joins UNMC with a background in teaching and instructional technology.  He earned a Master… Continue Reading