Blackboard Grade Center – Icon Legend
The Grade Center in Blackboard comes with a legend of icons that you will see in the grading cells through-out the semester. To see the icon legend, follow these steps:
- Enter the course, and make sure Edit Mode is set to ON.
- Scroll down to the control panel on the left, and click Grade Center.
- From the options that expand, select Full Grade Center.
- Click the Icon Legend button, found at the bottom right of the grade cells.
User Unavailable – student is no longer enrolled in class, and cannot see course content
Column Not Visible to Users – column has been hidden from all students
Completed – completion grade confirmation
Needs Grading – a test or assignment that needs instructor action to finalize grading
Override – when an instructor overrides a grade that Blackboard calculated
Attempt in Progress – the student is currently completing the assignment or exam
External Grade – designates which column is being used to feed into the Report Card module
Grade Exempted for this User – instructor exempts a grade for student
Error – error with the assignment, test, or discussion settings (possibly corrupt)
Not Participating – student is not participating in the Discussion or Group assignment
Anonymous Grading is enabled for this item