Changing the default letter-grading schema


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Changing the default letter-grading schema

Three movies into this chapter, we're now ready to start entering grades, right? Well, not exactly. As you would expect, by default Blackboard's Grade Center uses numeric scores. But what if instead of, or in addition to numeric scores, you want to use letter grades like, a, b, c, d, f. That sounds simple, but let me ask you this. What letter grade is a 92? At some institutions, and for many instructors, that's an A minus. For others, that's a solid A and for a few a 92 is a B.

And let's take this the other way: if I give a student an A minus what numeric score does that represent? We need to tell Blackboard how to map numeric scores to letter grades and vice versa. Fortunately, Blackboard has already done this for you. Unfortunately, Blackboard maybe wrong. You see, Blackboard's Grade Center uses a default letter grading schema that may not match what you're use to, or expecting. Before you enter any letter grades. Into Blackboard, take a moment to review that schema and customi...

Changing the default letter-grading schema
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Changing the default letter-grading schema provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Patrick Crispen as part of the Blackboard Essential Training

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