Create Text Columns and Learn the Details of Blackboard


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Creating text columns

To create a new Grade Center score column that contains text, words, rather than numbers, go to the Grade Center in your course. In this case I'm going to go into my Educational Technology course, scroll down to the Grade Center, click on the two greater than signs to the right. Remember that if you are running Blackboard 9.0 you go to Evaluation Grade Center. And you're going to create a new column. Make sure that the Primary Display is set to Text, the points are zero, and you exclude this from counting. So let me explain that a little slower.

Besides first names and last names, you may want to create a Grade Center column that contains non-grade information, something like the students' preferred name or the section of the students enrollment or maybe their year in school. If you're teaching a class with undergraduate and graduate students you probably want to have a column that tells you which ones are the undergraduates, which ones are the graduate. These are the thing...

Creating text columns
Video duration: 3m 1s 6h 52m Beginner Updated Oct 09, 2012

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Creating text columns 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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