These slides are from a workshop that I have facilitated numerous times. The workshop is popular because Blackboard’s Grade Center options can be overwhelming for faculty as they attempt to set up a gradebook for the first time. The options can be confusing, especially when dealing with questions about the use of categories, weighting, and extra credit. […]
[blip.tv ?posts_id=2993207&dest=28733] View Full Screen Learn how to add and configure columns for assignments, quizzes, tests, and other assessments. Add and configure columns for assignments, quizzes, tests, and other assessments. Enter scores, comments, and include feedback. Export and import grades to/from a spreadsheet. Download all student documents for a single assessment. Set up weighted grading.
I’m co-teaching an educational technology course with Helen Barrett (@eportfolios). Instead of using Blackboard, we’re trying to use all open technologies for the course. We are using Google Sites for the content and Google Groups for class communication (no Google Wave invite yet). So far, so good except for a few small snags such as […]
[blip.tv ?posts_id=2658410&dest=28733] In this screencast, I explain how instructors can download a class roster from Blackboard 9 into Excel 2007. This may be useful at the beginning of the term when they need to create an attendance sheet or another type of check list.