Creating categories


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Creating categories

Besides grading periods, another way to bring some order to your grade center is to use categories. Categories can also be really helpful if you want to drop a student's lowest score or even weight grades. Something we'll talk about in the next two movies. In the last movie we introduced a bunch of new score columns. We've got four new quiz columns, four term paper columns, a final, class participation. That's in addition to the midterm column we created last chapter. Now we need to categorize those, unless of course you already categorized them when you created them.

So I'm going to go to Manage and go to Categories. By default, Blackboard's grade center has nine default categories. Assignment, blog, discussion, journal. Safe assignment, that tool's actually off in this version of Blackboard, so you don't see it here. Self and peer assessment, although the word assessment is missing. Survey, and test. None of these can actually be edited or removed. But you can add your o...

Creating categories
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Creating categories provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Patrick Crispen as part of the Blackboard Essential Training

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Education + Elearning
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