Faculty Support For Blackboard

Faculty Support For Blackboard
        Browser Plugins
        Changing Your Blackboard                       Password
        Copying Content to a New Shell
        Creating Content
                Adding a File to Your Blackboard                  Course
                Creating a Custom Grade                            Center Column
                Creating a Discussion Forum
                Creating a SafeAssignment
                Creating Assignments
                Creating Hyperlinks
                Creating New Content Areas
                Creating New Content Items
                Creating Tool Links
                Creating Turnitin Assignments
        Creating narrated presentations in          PPT 2010
        Creating narrated presentations in          PPT 2013
        Creating Your Blackboard Profile
        Exporting a Test from Blackboard
        Hiding Older Courses from the                  Current and Historical Courses                Modules
        Importing a Publisher's Course                Cartridge
        Importing a Test to Blackboard
        Logging In To Blackboard
        Making Courses Available to                    Students
        Making Courses Unavailable to                Students
        Posting information
        Removing Students from                          Blackboard Courses
        Responding to a Student in a                    Discussion
        Setting Up LockDown Browser
        Setting Up Weighted Grading
        Technical Support for Blackboard
        Using Blackboard's Video                          Anywhere for Lectures or Video                Discussion Responses
        Using the Forgot Your Password              Link
        Using the Youtube Mashup Tool
Creating a Custom Grade Center Column

Purpose Statement:  
Creating a custom column in the Blackboard Grade Center is a very easy process and provides flexibility for using the Blackboard Grade Center with traditional courses. This document assumes that users are logged in to Blackboard and in a course.

1. From the Control Panel, click Grade Center. The Grade Center menu displays. 

2. From the Grade Center menu, click Full Grade Center. The Full Grade Center displays. 

3. Click the Create Column button. The Create Grade Column page displays.

4.  In the Column Name field, enter a name for the column. This is the display name for the column.

5. If desired, in the Grade Center Name field, enter an optional column name. This is optional.

6. If desired, in the Description field, enter a description of the column.

From the Primary Display drop-down, select the primary display for the column. Choices include Score, Percentage, Letter, and Complete/Incomplete.

If desired, from the Secondary Display drop-down menu, select a secondary display for the column. Choices include Percentage, Letter, and Complete/Incomplete.

In the Points Possible field, enter the total number of points for the column. This is a required field.

If desired, click the Add Rubric button to associate a rubric to the column.

If desired, in the Due Date field, select a date and time. It is recommended not to use a due date

To Include this Column in Grade Center Calculations, click to select the Yes radio button

To Show this Column to Students, click to select the Yes radio button

To Show Statistics for this Column to Students in My Grades, click to select the Yes radio button.

Click the Submit button. The custom column is created and placed as the last column in the Grade Center.