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Blackboard Learn: Grading Periods

Grading Periods

You can create grading periods to group Grade Center columns together by a period of time,
such as by term, semester, and quarter.

1. From the options that expand, select Full Grade Center.

Grade center section expanded by Full Grade Center.


2. Click the Manage button, and select Grading Periods.

Manage column the first option is Grading Periods


3. Click the Create Grading Period button.

The button for Create Grading Period button is on the top left corner.


4. Type a name for the grading period. For example, “First Quarter.” The description is
optional.

5. Scroll down and select the radio button next to Range. Select a date range for this grading period using the small calendar icons next to the start and end dates.

6. Place a checkmark next to Associate Columns. This will automatically designate that grading period of all columns that are due within your specified date range.

7. Click Submit.

Create Grading Period options then click Submit

8. Your new grading period will be listed. If you ever need to delete a grading period, place a checkmark beside its title and click the Delete button.

Grading Periods page will show you the ones you have already created.
9. To see if the columns were automatically associated with the grading period you created, enter the Grade Center, click the Manage button, and select Column Organization.

The Full Grade Center option has Column Organization near the bottom.

10. You should see a section appear, derived from your new grading period. Anything you had due in the grading period will be listed in this area.

Manage column organization will list the columns not in a grading period first, then all subsequent grading period sections.

Change the Grading Period of an Item

You may change the grading period of a graded item in your course even if its due date is not
within that time frame.

1. Go to the Grade Center, click the Manage button, and select Column Organization.

The Full Grade Center option has Column Organization near the bottom.

2. Scroll down, and place a checkmark beside the item(s) to which you want to add your new grading period.

3. Click the Change Grading Period to button, and select your new grading period.

In column organization choose the columns to add to the Grading Period. The bottom is the bottom right corner.

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Last updated 11/19/2019 9:37 AM