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The Grade Center

The Blackboard Grade Center is a spreadsheet where grades are entered and calculated. Grades can be entered manually by the instructor or automatically for assessments. Instructors can also set up Total columns, Average columns and Weighted columns. Use the links below to learn more about using the Blackboard Grade Center.


Building & Customizing the Grade Center

  • Create a Grade Column and Add Grades PDF | Video
  • Create Grade Center Categories PDF | Video
  • Create a Smart View PDF | Video
    Smart Views allow instructors to look at a limited display of grade center data based on selected criteria.
  • Color Code the Grade Center PDF | Video
    Set criteria and color codes to highlight students who receive grades above, below or within a specified grade range.
  • Create a Grade Rule with the Early Warning System PDF | Video
    Running grade rules will notify instructors of students meeting a specified criteria in a course.

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Grading and Working in the Grade Center

  • Create a Grade Column and Add Grades PDF | Video
  • Viewing Grade Details PDF | Video
  • Anonymous Grading PDF | Video
  • Grading with Rubrics
    See the Rubrics section to learn more about rubrics in Blackboard
  • Set Needs Grading Rule PDF | Video
    Set the number of discussion board posts required by a student before they appear in the Needs Grading view of the grade center.
  • Download/Upload the Grade Center to Work Offline PDF | Video
  • Weight Grades: The grade center can weigh grades according to columns and categories. PDF
  • How to Import Grades from Blackboard into Pathway PDF

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Analyzing Data in the Grade Center

  • Create a Grade Rule with the Early Warning System PDF | Video
    Running grade rules will notify instructors of students meeting a specified criteria in a course.
  • Create a Grade Report PDF | Video
    Reports can be generated for a specific time period, specific students or for a category of grades.
  • View and Download the Grade Center History PDF | Video
  • Check Student Performance with the Performance Dashboard PDF | Video

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Troubleshooting Tips

  • "The Total or Average column don't display the same final grade that I calculated." PDF | Video

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