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Assignments - How do I grade online homework submissions using my rubric?

How do I grade online homework submissions using my rubric?

1. Go to Grade Center -> Full Grade Center

2. Find the assignment column you want to grade and next to the name of the assignment in the header area, hover your mouse until you see the gray edit arrow. Click the arrow and select “Grade Attempts”.

Blogs Journals and Wikis - Where do students read my instructions, and how to I read/grade student submissions?

Where do students read my instructions and how to I read/grade student submissions?

With the new feature enhancements in these tools, reading and grading the student’s posts has changed quite a bit and it might not be clear where to go to get the instructions for the blog/journals or how to grade or read the student submissions quickly and efficiently with the recent changes.

For the students:

Tools: How do I host course videos on YouTube?

How do I host course videos on YouTube?

Make an Account

The first thing you will need to do is create a YouTube account. All YouTube accounts are linked to Google/Gmail accounts; even if you already have one of these, you might want to make another one specifically for your course. Once this is done, you can go to YouTube and get started.

Assignments – My student submitted the wrong assignment and needs to resubmit it.

My student submitted the wrong assignment and needs to resubmit it.

Sometimes, a student will accidentally submit the wrong paper to SafeAssign. Since it only allows students to submit one paper for each SafeAssignment that is set up, the attempt must be cleared by the instructor through the grade center. To clear the attempt, follow these directions:

Tools - How do I get course reports to track usage statistics from student activity in my Blackboard coursesite?

How do I get course reports to track usage statistics from student activity in my Blackboard coursesite?

Statistics tracking in Blackboard can be a useful tool to see what content students are accessing and how frequently. It’s not as effective to use a mandatory grading component to track participation for complex reasons discussed below, but is most useful for getting a more general idea of which students are accessing which content and how frequently.

Tools - How does the Self and Peer Evaluation tool work in Blackboard?

How does the Self and Peer Evaluation tool work in Blackboard?

Tools - What browser and plugins do I need for compatibility with Blackboard features?

What browser and plugins do I need for compatibility with Blackboard features?

Blackboard Browser Requirements Check

Tools - How do I access media files for my class?

How do I access media files for my class?

Streaming Media refers to audio or video content that is constantly delivered or streamed to a user. If you are having problems playing  streaming media from Blackboard in your browser,  it may be a browser or browser plug-in problem. Please make sure the standard plug-ins are up to date (Ex: Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Air and Java).

Tests Surveys and Quizzes - How to Upload Text-Based Tests to Blackboard using Respondus

How to Upload Text-Based Tests to Blackboard using Respondus

Tools - How to create a sign-up sheet in Blackboard

How to create a sign-up sheet in Blackboard? via Groups Feature via Youcanbook.me

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