Creating categories


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Creating categories

To view a list of Blackboard's default Grade Center categories, open your Grade Center and then go to Manage and then Categories. In the last movie, we showed you how to assign columns to a grading period. It's a great way to organize your content. In this movie, we're going to show you how to assign categories to those columns and you can have a column that is both a grading period and a category. This is helpful if you want to automatically drop a student's lowest score. Say I have four quizzes and I want to drop the lowest quiz score.

I need to tell Blackboard what are quizzes or I want to drop the lowest test score. I've got to say this is a test. So what we are going to do is we are going to get into Manage and go into Categories. If you want to, you can create your own. In Blackboard 9.0 or 9.1 it's actually really simple. We are going to create a category. In this case I am going to create one called Classroom Participation.

That lovely 10% column that we al...

Creating categories
Video duration: 5m 42s 6h 52m Beginner Updated Oct 09, 2012

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Creating categories provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Patrick Crispen as part of the Blackboard 9.x Essential Training for Instructors

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Education + Elearning
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