Creating equations for Blackboard Quizzes using Microsoft Word
Word is able to create equations that are actually a graphics file that you can
use in Blackboard quizzes.
1. Open Microsoft Word and start a new document.
2. Click on
Insert - Object
3. In the menu, choose Microsoft Equation, click OK.
4. Create and edit your
equation using the equation tools given. If you need help with MS Equation, go
to your MS Word help menu.
5. When finished, choose
file - save as web page. Important: a folder will be
created with the image file you will need for your assessment, remember where
the file you are saving is, the folder will be in the same directory.
6. Open Blackboard, and begin to create a new question in a quiz with your assessment builder.
7. When you get to Add/Modify
question, click Advanced.
8. Fill in the question
text, then click on Add Image/File.
9. Browse to the folder
that was created along with your web page file. Open the folder and you will find
several files, including a .gif file. Select the file (it will likely be named
something like image001.gif).
10 Choose "display
11. You can also do the same
process with the possible answers to your questions, depending on the answer type.
If you have difficulty, contact the Blackboard Coordinator at your campus: