Documentation:Blackboard Learn Support Resources/setting availability exceptions

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Instructions for Blackboard Learn 9.1: Setting Availability Exceptions

Availability exceptions can be used to quickly and easily accommodate students who need more time to complete an assessment or who need to access an assessment at a different time.

With Edit Mode ‘ON’, navigate to the list of assessments in your course, click the drop-down menu on the assessment that you want to edit and choose ‘Edit the Test Options.’

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Scroll down to section 3, ‘Test Availability Exceptions,’ and click ‘Add User or Group.’

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Find the student who needs an exception and select the checkbox to the left of their name. Click ‘Submit’ to confirm your selection.

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Edit the settings for the student or group that you have selected:

  • Allow more than one attempt.
  • Allow more time.
  • Change the availability dates.
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Note:

We recommend that you NOT use the ‘Force Completion’ feature as it can cause difficulties if students are on an unstable network connection.


Click ‘Submit’ to save your settings.

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