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These articles are intended for staff and faculty using Blackboard LMS for course delivery

Wikis for High Project Visibility
  Use Wikis for High Project Visibility   Wikis can be an effective way to increase the visibility of the work students do on projects. This type of shari...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 1:52 PM
Grade Center Column Statistics and Item Analysis
  Column Statistics and Item Analysis   The Column Statistics page displays statistics for a grade item, including average, median, and standard deviat...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 1:53 PM
Manage the Grade Center Display
  Manage the Grade Center Display   If you have lots of grade items and need to scroll to find what you’re looking for, then Filtering can help. Use the...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 1:53 PM
Blackboard Retention Center
  Retention Center   Here are some common questions instructors have about students in their course: Who’s logging into the course? ...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 1:55 PM
Using Student Preview
 Using Student Preview   Chances are you’ve experimented with Student Preview already. When exiting student preview, you’re prompted (right) wheth...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 4:42 PM
Grading Navigation Option
 Navigation Options for Grading   When grading students you have two primary options for navigation. You can navigate to the previous or next student u...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 4:43 PM
Drop Lowest Grade
  Drop Lowest Grade   You can drop the lowest grade or grades for categories that have multiple submissions. For example, discussion forums, homework, q...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 4:44 PM
Extra Credit with Weighted Grades
  Factoring Extra Credit with Weighted Grades   When weighting grades, categories are created the assigned weights as shown left. You cannot add an extr...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 4:44 PM
Grading Schema - What is it?
  What is Grading Schema?   In the Grade Center, numeric grades appear by default. A schema takes the points scored on an item and compares it to the it...
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 at 4:45 PM
How to Copy a Blackboard Course
  How to Copy a Blackboard Course   When copying a course, the process takes place inside the source course - the course you wish to copy. The destina...
Thu, Jul 15, 2021 at 3:23 PM