Weighting grades in the Grade Center


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Weighting grades in the Grade Center

The easiest way to weight your class's final scores is to access the Grade Center and then you will see a column that's titled Weighted Total. It's a default column. Blackboard automatically creates this when it creates the Grade Center. What you are going to do is click on the button with the two downward facing chevrons to the right of Weighted Total and choose Edit Column Information. Now so far we've got four quizzes, four term papers, a Midterm, a Final and Class Participation. Let's do a normal distribution.

We are going to say the quizzes are worth 25%, term papers worth 25%, midterm's worth 15%, final's 25% and participation is worth 10%. For this to work all of the columns have to exist now. You can't go and weight your grades now and then come and add new columns later. You have to set up the columns, they have to exist, then you can go and weight them. So if you haven't done that, stop, go back, create the columns. Once the columns exist you ...

Weighting grades in the Grade Center
Video duration: 6m 4s 6h 52m Beginner Updated Oct 09, 2012

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Weighting grades in the Grade Center 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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Blackboard
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