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Blackboard - Course Management - Add Grade Columns

In Blackboard, the Grade Center allows instructors to manage all aspects of student grades. In the Grade Center, instructors can add columns, input grades, give comments, email students, and configure a grading schema to calculate grades.

In this tutorial you will learn how to navigate to the Grade Center and add a column. Click here to learn how to enter grades into the Grade Center.

1. In the Control Panel, click on Grade Center under the Assessment Module.
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2. On the Grade Center page, click on the Add Grade Column button.
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3. In the Column Information area, enter a Column Name in the text box provided, and a Grade Center Display Name (This is optional and will only display in the Grade Center).
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4. Select a Primary Display (Grades must be entered based on this selection and will display in this format in the Grade Center and My Grades.), and a Secondary Display (optional). The Secondary Display is denoted by parentheses. Choose a Category , and assign the number of Points Possible .
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5. Choose your Options for this column (Any options referencing My Grades is referring to the student view), and click Submit.
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