EMA Integration: Blackboard Journals

This guide is relevant to the following Mode of Submission: Blackboard Journals

Important information!
Integration creates a gradable Journal in the Assessment area of the course.

Blackboard Journal link in a content area

You will need to edit the Journal settings e.g. provide instructions for students, and check / edit the assessment settings.

Configure Journal settings

Journal settings are controlled from Control Panel > Course Tools > Journals.

However there are certain settings – notably Display After / Display Until dates – which have to be applied both to the Journal itself, and to the link to the Journal in the Assessment area of the course.

For full details, see Blackboard Blogs, Journals and Wikis: editing settings applied by EMA Integration.

 

Important information!
Entering instructions for Journals is the academic’s responsibility.

Likewise applying optional settings such as ‘Allow Users to Edit and Delete Entries’, and choosing the setting for ‘Show participants in "needs marking" status’ (i.e. deciding if students should appear in Needs Marking every time they make a new Journal post, or less frequently).