Using Weighted Grades and Categories in Blackboard

Learn how to create and use categories and calculated columns in the Grade Center to weight grades and to drop lowest or highest scores.

Description/overview

The Blackboard Grade Center accommodates a variety of ways to calculate course grades. Learn how to create and use categories and calculated columns in the Grade Center to weight grades and to drop lowest or highest scores.

Intended Audience: Faculty, Lecturers, Graduate Teaching Assistants, Adjunct Instructors

Learning Objectives:

  • Create custom categories and assign a category to each Grade Center column
  • Create a Weighted Total column, select the columns or categories to be weighted and assign the weight percentages to each
  • Use Weighted Total or Total calculated columns to drop selected scores
  • Understand how to include calculated columns in the course Total column
Date/Times:
Wednesday, September 27th, 2:00 pm


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Keywords:workshops   Doc ID:113641
Owner:Sharley K.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2021-09-10 16:33 CDTUpdated:2021-09-14 11:17 CDT
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