Institutional Closing

alert icon BCTC campuses and offices will be closed starting on December 16, 2017. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 with normal operating hours. Have a wonderful holiday and a great new year!

Blackboard SafeAssign

Blackboard’s SafeAssign compares student submissions to a large database of essays and uses an algorithm to identify possible instances of plagiarism. When you create an assignment in Bb, you have the option of turning on SafeAssign. Directions:

Click Assessments >> Assignment

Screenshot SafeAssign location

Under “Grading” click Submissions Details and check “Check Check submissions for plagiarism using SafeAssign”. We also recommend checking “Allow students to view SafeAssign originality report for their attempts”

Screenshot SafeAssign

Video Instructions (YouTube)