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Everything you wanted to know: Bb Grade Center      10:00 - 12:00   Thursday     10/16/2014

Date: 10/16/2014 Day: ThursdayTime: 10:00 - 12:00 Delivery Mode: F2F; Two-Way; Category: Blackboard
CLT Host: Glenda Warner
Location: GORNTO 101 Status: Registration has been closed for this event.  Why?

Prerequisite: Getting Started with Blackboard or equivalent experience.

In this section, you will explore the features of the Grade Center. Topics covered include: working with Grade Center items (manual entry and automated), entering grades, linking grades to assignments, and integrating Bb Grade Center with Excel.


At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss briefly their methods of assessment and know how to engage the features of the Grade Center to calculate and display grades
  • Utilize the Grade Center to reduce workload for the Blackboard instructor
  • Provide current, accurate feedback to students about their standing in the class

The overall goal of the workshop is to provide opportunities for participants to explore and practice grading options for course assignments, projects, assessments, etc. Instructors using Blackboard will be able to utilize the Grade Center in a way that provides current, accurate information and meaningful feedback to students, and will be able to shift workload previously spent on manual management and calculation of grades to an automated system.

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