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Viewing grade histories

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I went back and made the mid term and total columns visible to students again. As I mention in last movie Blackboard automatically logs every change made to your Grade Center. That log is called the grade history. To viewthat report get into the Grade Center. We showed you how to do that. You can click on the arrow or click on the full Grade Center. Remember, Blackboard's grade center is a full fledged web spreadsheet program. And it's probably going to be the slowest page in Blackboard. I'm going to click on Reports>View Grade History.

Viewing grade histories

I went back and made the mid term and total columns visible to students again. As I mention in last movie Blackboard automatically logs every change made to your Grade Center. That log is called the grade history. To viewthat report get into the Grade Center. We showed you how to do that. You can click on the arrow or click on the full Grade Center. Remember, Blackboard's grade center is a full fledged web spreadsheet program. And it's probably going to be the slowest page in Blackboard. I'm going to click on Reports>View Grade History.

This may take a few moments, but what's going to happen is, it's going to show me seven columns. It's going to show me the date the change was finalized. It's going to show me the name of the grade center column that was edited. Who edited it. In fact, if I click on that person's name, I can see that person's course role. It shows me the student's name, we call that User. It shows me the value, the grade that we entered. It shows me the date the attempt was submitted.

This is going to be useful for student tests and attempts and then any other grading comments. I can if I want to, go and change the time frame. Right now this is just for the last 14 days, but in the top right corner. I can choose a different time frame. And if I want to, I can even download this. There's a button up here that says Download. And this is a file that you can open in Microsoft Excel. So, why did I show you this? The two biggest concerns instructors have about Blackboard's Grade Center is one.

That students can see other students' grades. They can't. We showed you that in the first movie in this chapter. And two, that somehow or another, that Blackboard will eat or mess up their grades. It won't. Blackboard's Grade Center really is safe. You can trust it, and countless other institutions and instructors around the world already do. So, in this chapter we focused on the basics of Blackboard's Grade Center. For most instructors, this is all you're ever going to need.

However the Grade Center has a lot of additional tools and features. Things that are really going to help you down the road and that's what we're going to talk about in our next chapter.

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  1. 8m 1s
    1. Welcome
      45s
    2. Using the exercise files
      37s
    3. What is an LMS?
      4m 12s
    4. Understanding Blackboard 9.1 versions and campus customizations
      2m 27s
  2. 24m 42s
    1. Logging in to Blackboard
      2m 9s
    2. Accessing your course and uploading files
      5m 10s
    3. Creating announcements
      3m 41s
    4. Sending emails
      4m 59s
    5. Viewing your roster
      3m 9s
    6. Downloading the Grade Center
      2m 52s
    7. Setting course availability
      2m 42s
  3. 22m 43s
    1. Navigating Blackboard
      4m 12s
    2. Customizing Blackboard
      3m 29s
    3. Understanding the course layout and breadcrumbs
      4m 37s
    4. Exploring course-to-course navigation
      2m 21s
    5. Toggling the edit mode
      1m 35s
    6. Hiding and unhiding the course menu
      1m 36s
    7. Touring course management
      4m 53s
  4. 22m 7s
    1. Renaming, reorganizing, and deleting
      4m 54s
    2. Adding new menu items
      4m 36s
    3. Managing tools
      2m 31s
    4. Using course themes
      2m 57s
    5. Looking at course structures and the Quick Setup Guide
      7m 9s
  5. 11m 51s
    1. Viewing the course roster
      4m 2s
    2. Enrolling students and others
      5m 10s
    3. The pitfalls of unenrolling
      2m 39s
  6. 56m 30s
    1. Organizing content into folders or structures
      4m 34s
    2. Attaching files
      9m 29s
    3. Using the content editor
      5m 31s
    4. Inserting a multimedia file
      7m 49s
    5. Recording webcam videos with Video Everywhere
      7m 47s
    6. Linking to an external web resource
      5m 22s
    7. Linking to an internal course file
      3m 0s
    8. Making content available to students
      5m 39s
    9. Copying and moving content
      7m 19s
  7. 25m 43s
    1. Exploring how students view course grades
      3m 52s
    2. Optimizing the Grade Center
      2m 17s
    3. Changing the default letter-grading schema
      5m 29s
    4. Creating score columns
      6m 41s
    5. Entering grades
      5m 5s
    6. Viewing grade histories
      2m 19s
  8. 39m 26s
    1. Color coding the Grade Center
      3m 54s
    2. Adding columns to the Grade Center
      2m 54s
    3. Managing columns in the Grade Center
      4m 57s
    4. Creating grading periods
      5m 54s
    5. Creating categories
      3m 32s
    6. Dropping scores in the Grade Center
      5m 26s
    7. Weighting grades in the Grade Center
      3m 38s
    8. Downloading grades and editing in Excel
      4m 12s
    9. Uploading student grades
      1m 22s
    10. Changing grades
      3m 37s
  9. 18m 46s
    1. Creating assignments
      8m 23s
    2. Downloading assignments
      3m 43s
    3. Inline grading
      6m 40s
  10. 49m 18s
    1. Best practices for using online assessments
      2m 51s
    2. Creating an empty test
      4m 0s
    3. Choosing the question settings
      5m 55s
    4. Creating multiple choice questions
      8m 0s
    5. Creating true/false questions
      4m 4s
    6. Creating essay or short answer questions
      5m 11s
    7. Creating fill-in-the-blank questions
      7m 23s
    8. Creating opinion scale/Likert questions
      6m 19s
    9. Reusing questions
      5m 35s
  11. 36m 54s
    1. Setting test availability and deploying the test
      10m 27s
    2. Assisting students with common testing obstacles
      5m 47s
    3. Creating mobile compatible tests
      5m 43s
    4. Viewing the student results and question item analysis
      5m 58s
    5. Regrading tests
      4m 2s
    6. Reviewing the differences between surveys and tests
      4m 57s
  12. 18m 3s
    1. Sending emails
      5m 50s
    2. Creating announcements
      4m 21s
    3. Using the Course Calendar
      7m 52s
  13. 24m 5s
    1. Creating discussion forums and threads
      9m 23s
    2. Facilitating discussions
      7m 18s
    3. Moderating forums
      2m 40s
    4. Rating posts
      1m 57s
    5. Grading discussions
      2m 47s
  14. 13m 34s
    1. Creating groups
      9m 15s
    2. Creating group assignments and assigning grades
      4m 19s
  15. 8m 17s
    1. Using Blackboard Mobile Learn
      6m 53s
    2. Next steps
      1m 24s

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