The video below will walk through how to grade your assignment, discussion, etc.. with a rubric that you have setup.

Hide Grade Column

Step 1: Click  “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel.

Step 2: Click  “Full Grade Center”.

Step 3: Select column to hide.

Step 4: Click the Action Link Item to the right of column name.

Step 5: Select “Show/Hide to Users”. showhideuser

Note: A circle with a slash  cirlce_slash to the left of the column name will indicate users cannot see the column.

Show Grade Column

Step 1: Click “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel.

Step 2: Click “Full Grade Center”.

Step 3: Select column to show.

Step 4: Click the Action Link Item to the right of column name.

Step 5: Select “Show/Hide to Users”. showhideuser

Note: Blackboard Learn does not include a grade unless it has a value, even if that value is a zero. You must enter a zero to any grade column. If the column is left with a double dash (no score assigned) then it will not be calculated in the total column.

Step 1: Click  “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel. 

Step 2: Click  “Full Grade Center”.

Step 3: Click on the double dash .

Step 4: Enter zero.

Step 1: Click “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel. 

Step 2: Click “Full Grade Center”.

Step 3: Locate the column to override grade.

Step 4: Locate the student.

Step 5: Locate the exclamation mark or double dashed lines. 

Step 6: Click directly on the exclamation mark or double dashed line. 

Step 7: Enter points.

Step 8: Press enter or return on the keyboard.

Note: The triangle  indicates the grade has been overridden.

Step 1: Click  “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel.

Step 2: Click  “Full Grade Center”.

Step 3: Locate the column of the test to grade.

Step 4: Locate  the exclamation mark. 

Step 5: Click the action link item to the right of the exclamation mark. 

Step 6:  Click the student’s “Attempt”. 

Step 7:  Locate the essay that needs attention.

Step 8: Grade the essay.

Step 9: Give feedback.

Step 10: Click “Save and Next”

To Manually Override a Grade

Step 1: Click the exclamation mark or double dashed line. 

Step 2: Enter points.

Step 3: Click enter.

Note: The triangle indicates the grade has been overridden.

 

 

 

 

 

Creating a Weighted Column using Categories to Select
  1. Click on “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel.

  2. Click on “Full Grade Center”.

  3. Select “Weighted Column”.

  4. Name the column.

  5. Click on the drop down menu for “Primary Display”. Select “Score”.

  6. Click on the title for the Categories that needs included in the weighted total in “Section 3. Select Columns”.

  7. Click on the right arrow next to the “Selected Columns” box. The category title should then move from the “Categories to Select” box to the “Selected Columns” box.

  8. Insert the correct percentage in the % box.

  9. Select to weigh columns as “Equally” or “Proportionally”.

    1. Equally applies equal value to all Columns within a Category.

    2. Proportionally applies the appropriate value to a Grade Item based on its points compared to other columns in the category.

  1. Repeat steps 5 – 9 until all the necessary Categories have moved.

  2. Click on the  “Submit” button.

Creates a Calculated Column that displays the calculated result of quantities and their respective percentages.

Step 1: Click on “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel. Image of Grade Center

Step 2: Click on “Full Grade Center”.

Step 3: Select “Weighted Column”.
Image of Create Calculated Column

Step 4: Name the column.

Step 5: Click on the drop down menu for “Primary Display”. Select “Score”.
Primary Display

Step 6: Click on the title for the Total Column that needs to be included in the weighted total in “Section 3. Select Columns”.

Step 7: Click on the right arrow next to the “Selected Columns” box. The column title should then move from the “Columns to Select” box to the “Selected Columns” box. right arrow

Step 8: Insert the correct percentage in the % box.
Selected column

Step 9: Repeat steps 5 – 7 until all the necessary Total Columns have moved.

Step 10: Click on the  “Submit” button.

Creates a total points column in the grade center.

Step 1: Click on “Grade Center” under the “Course Management” panel.

Step 2: Click on “Full Grade Center”.

Step 3: Click on the “Create Calculated Column” button.

Step 4: Select “Total Column”.

Step 5: Name the column (i.e. Total Homework).

Step 6: Click on the drop down menu for “Primary Display”. Select “Score”.

Step 7: Choose “Selected Columns and Categories” in “Section 3. Select Columns”.

Step 8: Click on the title for a column that needs to be included in this specific category.  

Step 9: Click on the right arrow next to the “Selected Columns” box. The column title should then move from the “Columns to Select” box to the “Selected Columns” box.

Step 10: Repeat steps 8 and 9 until all the necessary columns are moved.

Step 11: Click on the  “Submit” button

Repeat steps 1 – 11 for each “category”.